CHICAGO, Sept. 27, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Northwestern Memorial HealthCare has been recognized by Working Mother magazine as one of the 2016 "Working Mother 100 Best Companies" for its outstanding leadership in creating progressive programs for its work force, in the areas of advancement of women, flexibility, child care and paid parental leave.
"This honor is a reflection of our ongoing dedication to creating a work environment that supports the needs of our physicians, nurses and staff," said Dean M. Harrison, President and Chief Executive Officer, Northwestern Memorial HealthCare. "By providing our employees with flexible benefits, they can remain focused on providing our patients with high-quality, compassionate care."
The Working Mother Research Institute ranks data provided on a detailed application of more than 400 questions in the following clusters: paid time off and leaves, workforce profile, benefits, women's issues and advancement, flexible work and company culture and work life programs.
"We are committed to developing and retaining our highly-skilled professionals who demonstrate our Patients First mission each and every day," said Dean Manheimer, Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Northwestern Memorial HealthCare. "We are proud to offer a wide variety of benefits including career development, on-site child care, and flexible schedules to all of our employees throughout the Chicagoland area."
The 100 Best Companies are featured in the October/November issue of Working Mother.
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SOURCE Northwestern Medicine