We believe that our consistent behavior, based on the following values, significantly defines us as an organization:
A Philosophy of Excellence - We value the creation of an inspired vision and clear priorities, the pursuit of challenging goals, and the maintenance of effort until these goals are achieved.
Growth and Change - We value a proactive, progressive, and creative approach to challenge and opportunity, and we utilize the latest research and technology in our ongoing planning to improve quality of care.
Ethics and Professionalism - We value principle-centered decision-making, and we act ethically in our relationships with our constituents and members of the community at large.
Healthy Human Interaction - We value individual relationships built on trust, mutual respect, and a sincere desire for personal growth and development. We care about people, we keep people informed, and we go beyond expectations in helping people feel safe, involved, and supported.
Continuous Improvement - We value the implementation of an integrated cycle of continuous improvement in all facets of the agency (design, measure, assess, improve), and our goal is to “do the right things well.”
Leadership and Teamwork - We value participatory decision-making at all levels and the creation of multi-disciplinary high performance teams oriented toward common goals.
Developing Staff - We value the creation of a motivating environment in which our diverse, high caliber staff can perform at their highest level. We assess the strengths and competencies of staff and provide quality on-going training, continually developing the potential for leadership within the agency.