Welcome to Cherry Street Health Services!!
Cherry Street Health Services!!
We are excited that you have decided to become part of the team in providing great health care to the Grand Rapids Community! We believe that you will be a great asset to Cherry Street and it is our sincerest wish that you find this opportunity a very rewarding experience for you personally as well.
Cherry Street Health Services is committed to providing the highest quality and most cost effective primary health care services to people of all economic levels but with a special sensitivity to the needs of economically disadvantaged people of diverse cultural backgrounds. Our holistic care will meet physical and behavioral health needs of those we serve by removing barriers to healthcare and promoting prevention, personal responsibility, interdisciplinary treatment, health education and collaboration with other community partners.
Cherry Street Health Services is a non profit community health center serving the health care needs of low income individuals and their families in the Grand Rapids area. We offer health care, dental, behavioral health and other health related services in several locations through out the city.
First West Side Health Center acquired in 1994
550 Cherry Street
CSHS was incorporated in 1988, it grew within its original building and expanded into its first additional site, the “West Side Health Center” in 1994.
Spirit –The spirit of our mission helps us to overcome individual occurrences we face on a day to day basis. This spirit ensures each of our efforts are done with excellence.
Personal - Each individual staff person brings their personal best, in both skills and attitude, to work each day. We each stretch beyond our designated responsibilities and take ownership for our actions and the mission of Cherry Street.
Interpersonal Communication - As Cherry Street Health Services staff, we strive daily to improve our communication skills through appropriate use of listening, speaking and body language. This goal is reached by being clear, respecting confidentiality, taking personal accountability, being approachable, sharing only those things we know are true and out to share, having a willingness to ask for help.
Respect – Each individual, support and provider staff, patients, and other individuals are treated with equal respect. This is reflected in our interpersonal communication, our willingness to help others, and our understanding the value of everyone.
Image - Everyone who works with us or receives care from us will recognize our professionalism as the core of our behavior. Cherry Street will always reflect a positive image.
Team-Through mutual support we will ensure the highest quality patient care. This standard will be realized by understanding each others’ personal challenges, being flexible, having patience, anticipating needs, and offering help. Our cooperation will overcome the challenges of working in different locations. We will meet routinely to ensure our most professional performance.
We look forward to meeting with you at the team orientation located in the Clyde Durham Building @ 540 Cherry Street
See you there!