Methodist Health System Named Among 100 Great Places to Work by Becker’s

April 12, 2012

For the second year in a row, Methodist Health System has been named one of the 100 Great Places to Work in Healthcare by Becker's Hospital Review and Becker's ASC Review.

"The organizations on this list represent some of the best employers in the health care industry," says Methodist Health System CEO and President Stephen Mansfield, PhD. "We are honored to be recognized among such distinguished hospitals and systems."

According to Becker's, among those things that make Methodist a great place to work are employee unity, a vibrant wellness program, and the promotion of a healthy work/life balance. Employee unity is apparent in the health system's "30 Minute Club," which was established in 2005 to support the welfare of Methodist patients and employees through special projects and programs funded by voluntary contributions from staff members. In fiscal year 2011, the fund provided over $100,000 to Methodist employees in short-term financial crisis grants. The health system's wellness program, Live Well, Shine Bright, offers discounts on health plan premiums for employees that engage in the wellness program and demonstrate proactive measures for better health. Free biometric testing is also offered at any time during the year for employees wishing to check up on individual health goals. Methodist promotes a healthy work/life balance for expectant mothers by providing a prenatal care program that waives the insurance deductible for pregnancy-related services, as well as provision of private breast pump stations at all facilities.

Methodist was also selected through an employee survey in 2011 as a "Best Place to Work" in the Dallas Business Journal for the eighth consecutive year, placing first among North Texas health care systems.

Becker's 2012 list was developed through nominations and extensive research. Organizations were chosen for recognition based on their demonstrated excellence in providing robust benefits, wellness initiatives, professional development opportunities, and atmospheres of employee unity and satisfaction.

About Methodist Health System

Guided by the founding principles of life, learning, and compassion, Methodist Health System (Methodist) provides quality, integrated care to improve and save the lives of individuals and families throughout North Texas. Methodist Dallas Medical Center, Methodist Charlton Medical Center, Methodist Mansfield Medical Center, Methodist Richardson Medical Center, Methodist Midlothian Health Center, and Methodist Family Health Centers are part of the nonprofit Methodist Health System, which is affiliated by covenant with the North Texas Conference of The United Methodist Church. Additional information is available at www.methodisthealthsystem.org. To see why Methodist Health System is a brilliant choice for your career, join our talent community at Jobs.MethodistHealthSystem.org and connect with us through Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and our blog.

Texas law prohibits hospitals from practicing medicine. The physicians on the Methodist Health System medical staff are independent practitioners who are not employees or agents of Methodist Health System or any of its affiliated hospitals.

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