Geisinger named among 100 Best Places to Work in Healthcare

CONTACT: Matthew Van Stone: 570-808-3248
May 7, 2012
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DANVILLE, Pa. – Geisinger Health System was recently named to the Becker’s Hospital Review and Becker’s ASC Review list of “100 Great Places to Work in Healthcare” for 2012. This is the second consecutive year Geisinger has been included in the list.

The Becker’s listing recognizes healthcare organizations that create an outstanding workplace through robust benefits, opportunities for development and a strong sense of community.

“Not to be forgotten in Geisinger’s mission to provide high-quality care for our patients is the efforts put forth to create a successful environment for our employees,” said Amy Brayford, chief human resources officer, Geisinger Health System. “We are honored to be mentioned among the top healthcare employers in the country. The distinction affirms that our employees have an environment in which they can thrive both personally and professionally.”

The Becker’s editorial team selects healthcare employers based on employee satisfaction reports and turnover rates that prove a workplace promotes a healthy work/life balance. The team also considers nominations and inclusion on other industry lists.

Among the Geisinger programs highlighted were the accrual of nursing retirement benefits from day one, career enhancement programs, a retention committee that focuses on nurse satisfaction and the MyHealth Rewards program designed to encourage employees to better their health..

About Geisinger Health System
Geisinger is an integrated health services organization widely recognized for its innovative use of the electronic health record, and the development and implementation of innovative care models including ProvenHealth Navigator, an advanced medical home model, and ProvenCare program. The system serves more than 2.6 million residents throughout 44 counties in central and northeastern Pennsylvania. For more information, visit  Geisinger. Follow the latest Geisinger news and more at Twitter and  Facebook.

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