Why Advocate Illinois Masonic Employees are so Satisfied
Advocate Health Care Recognized as One of the Country’s Best Places to Work
Chicago, III. – Feb. 15, 2013 – Believing they work for an organization that knows where it’s going, values peak performance and creates a culture of excellence, employees at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center and parent company Advocate Health Care are some of the most satisfied in the nation, according to a survey released this week.
Advocate Health Care, the state’s largest health system, has ranked one of the 150 Top Workplaces out of nearly 900 companies surveyed by Workplace Dynamics. Advocate placed in the top ten among companies with greater than 30,000 employees, joining the likes of elite national companies like Microsoft and FedEx.
“We are honored to be named among the area's Top Workplaces but we are even more proud that our patients trust us to deliver excellent medical care," said Jim Skogsbergh, president and chief executive officer of Advocate Health Care.
More than one million employees responded to the questionnaire. It is the largest-ever employee satisfaction survey of U.S. companies. See the full list of ranked companies by clicking here.
About Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center
Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center is a 408-bed hospital in Chicago with a Level I trauma center and a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, the highest designations awarded by the state of Illinois. It offers comprehensive inpatient services, including medical, surgical, obstetrics and pediatric care, as well as a full breadth of outpatient services. A recipient of numerous awards for quality and clinical excellence, Illinois Masonic was ranked one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals in 2010, 2011 and 2012 by Thomson Reuters, as well as named a recipient of the organization’s Everest Award for National Benchmarks in 2010. The medical center has also been named a Leader in the Human Rights Campaign’s Healthcare Equality Index for the past four years, as well as one of the Chicago region’s Best Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report for the past two years. In 2012, the hospital achieved Magnet redesignation for excellence and quality in nursing services by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Magnet Recognition Program, which it originally achieved in 2008. Illinois Masonic is part of Advocate Health Care, a 2009 and 2010 Thomson Reuters Top 10 U.S. health care system for quality and clinical performance and the largest provider of health care services in Illinois. For more on Illinois Masonic, visit www.advocatehealth.com/masonic.