Hills & Dales General Hospital has been named one of the Best Places to Work in Healthcare by Modern Healthcare. Each year, employees of Hills & Dales complete an anonymous survey given by the Best Companies Group, who partner with Modern Healthcare. Based on the results they are ranked against other healthcare organizations across the nation who also takes the survey. This year, Hills & Dales has been ranked No. 37 out of 75. This is the third time Hills & Dales General Hospital has made the list; last year they ranked 50 and they also made the list in 2014.
Hills & Dales is the only hospital from Michigan to make the top 75 list. The process is transparent; employees are given an in-depth survey with questions about leadership, culture, working environment, training and other factors. They are also asked to judge their overall satisfaction with their workplace. Employers are asked about their company policies and practices, benefits and the demographics of their workforce. The end result is analyzed and extensively compared to other healthcare organizations who have taken the survey.
When asked, Jean Anthony, President & CEO said, “This survey is something we use every year as a way to identify the changing needs of our employees. It has helped move us forward as an organization. We use the results and anonymous comments to strategize about our employee satisfaction. Making the Best Places to Work list for the third time proves that we are achieving our goals and that feels really good. We want our employees to love their job and enjoy coming to work every day. This survey is a testament to the hard work each person has done to bring us to where we are today.”
“A decade ago, Modern Healthcare set out to recognize outstanding employers across the industry. Now in its 10th year, Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work in Healthcare has become the hallmark for organizations striving to be just that. It’s gratifying to see how the program has grown,” said Fawn Lopez, publisher of Modern Healthcare. “Our award winners can be proud of the role they play in elevating the standard for workplace excellence. These five-star organizations not only see higher employee retention, but also increased patient engagement and satisfaction and healthier bottom lines.”
The complete list of this year’s winner rankings is available at http://www.modernhealthcare.com/community/best-places/2018