The Hospitals Most Loved By Their Employees – Forbes
It’s a good time to be pursuing a career in healthcare. Advances in technology, increases in health insurance coverage in recent years, and the fact that people are living longer; all fuel an increasing need for workers in the healthcare space.
But when it comes to the institutions in the United States where those in healthcare work, which are most appreciated by their employees?
Indeed.com – a large job search platform a vast archive of company reviews – sought to answer that question by looking through its database to find which hospitals rated best among current and former employees. For a look at the top-10 hospitals on Indeed.com’s roster, check out our slideshow below.
“We have seen a significant shortage of healthcare professionals in the U.S. for years,” Indeed senior vice president, Paul D’Arcy, said along with the release of the data. “With rapid growth in demand for nurses and doctors, and a much slower growth in supply, many professionals with these highly technical skills are finding the job market to be in their favor.”
In its research, Indeed looked at all the hospitals that had received at least 50 reviews by current and former employees between July 2015 and June 2017. Staff then crunched the numbers to discover which had the highest average ratings in the category of overall employee experience. The result was a roster of 25 top hospitals.
Topping the list was Massachusetts General Hospital. Based in Boston, the institution is the teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School and a biomedical research facility. The third-oldest general hospital in the country, its specialties include AIDS, cardiovascular research, cancer and human genetics.
According to Indeed, employees lauded Mass General’s benefits, diversity and opportunities for advancement. In addition to its marks in the employee experience category, Massachusetts General Hospital also ranks #1 in the individual rankings for best management and work/life balance.
Baptist Health South Florida holds the second place on the list. Headquartered in South Miami (Coral Gables, to be exact), the organization is the second largest employer in the state of Florida, and a non-profit organization that specializes in surgical, diagnostic and urgent care services. The hospitals management received praise from employees, and it came in second in the work/life balance category.
In third place, behind Baptist Health, we find Houston Methodist. Well known as a teaching hospital, it specializes in cardiovascular surgery, cancer, epilepsy treatment and organ transplantation. According to reviews published on Indeed.com, employees spoke positively about the hospital’s salaries, quarterly bonuses, benefits, and tuition reimbursement; as well as its work environment. Houston Methodist has the second highest rating for company culture, according to employee reviews.