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Baptist Health Named to Fortune’s '100 Best Places to Work For' List for 2015

Fortune magazine has named Baptist Health South Florida to its “100 Best Places to Work For” list for 2015.  It is the 15th time the healthcare organization has earned a spot on the annual list.

Baptist Health ranked 23rd overall, marking the second year in a row that the organization has ranked in the top 25 on Fortune’s list. Other highlights:

  • Baptist Health is the highest-ranking non-profit and the top healthcare provider on the list.
  • Once again, Baptist Health topped the list of employers with the most diversified staff in terms of minorities (76 percent).
  • Additionally, Baptist Health was named to Fortune’s list of “10 Best Companies for Women,” coming in at number six.

“At Baptist Health, we know that our employees are among the top reasons our patients choose us when it comes to their healthcare needs,” said Brian E. Keeley, president and CEO. “It is very important to us to invest in our employees’ well-being and growth so that they continue to choose to have fulfilling careers within our organization.”

Baptist Health employees have many work/life benefits:

  • -On-site childcare at various facilities.
  • -Backup care options for loved ones of any age.
  • -Free online and on-site educational offerings.
  • -Benefits for first-time home buyers.
  • -Retirement plan with matching contributions.
  • -PTO cashouts.
  • -Interest-free loans to employees who need help for an unusual or unexpected financial crisis.
  • -Award-winning employee wellness program with free on-site employee clinics, free fitness centers, nationally recognized classes, health management program, training clubs and fitness classes.

Adriene McCoy, corporate vice president and chief human resources officer, points to something she hears constantly at Baptist Health. “I meet employees all the time who say this is the only place they’ve ever wanted to work, she says. “They recognize how great it is to work for an organization that’s growing and can encourage their career growth,” she added.

“Employees who have faced family health or financial issues have greatly benefited from PTO donations from fellow employees, ” says Susan G. Arcamonte, director of human resources communications. “Caring is a big part of our culture.”

The full list is available at: http://fortune.com/bestcompanies.

Healthcare that Cares

With internationally renowned centers of excellence, 13 hospitals, more than 23,000 employees, 4,000 physicians and 100 outpatient centers, urgent care facilities and physician practices spanning across Miami-Dade, Monroe, Broward and Palm Beach counties, Baptist Health is an anchor institution of the South Florida communities we serve.