About Hospira

The name "Hospira" is derived from the words hospital, spirit, inspire and the Latin word spero, which means hope. It reflects our primary market focus and expresses the hope and optimism that are critical in the healthcare industry.

The "right people"—our employees—are a talented group of dedicated, customer-focused, entrepreneurial individuals who are committed to working under the highest standards of integrity and ethics. The "right products" refers to our broad portfolio of products that provides quality, reliability and cost-effectiveness.

Our key values—integrity, ownership/accountability, speed and entrepreneurial spirit—are based on the current strengths of our business, our people and products, and our continual drive to deliver on our commitment.

We have an unwavering commitment to:

  • Our customers and patients, delivering on our promise by serving their needs with integrity, trust and innovation.
  • Our employees, by embracing diversity of thought and cultural perspective, and fostering an environment of empowerment, fairness and respect.
  • Our shareholders, by safeguarding their investment and providing a fair return.
  • Our communities, acknowledging our social responsibility through active citizenship and thoughtful giving.

Click through to our Hospira Career page and read more about career opportunities within our different parts of the business, the benefits we offer and the unique development programs for graduating college students.