BOCA RATON, Fla., March 1, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Officials at Boca Raton Regional Hospital today announced that the Hospital has been recognized by Becker's Hospital Review as one of "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare." The list recognizes organizations committed to fulfilling missions, creating outstanding cultures and offering competitive benefits to their employees. Boca Regional is only one of 10 hospitals to be so recognized in the entire state of Florida. Other notable honorees across the nation include the Mayo Clinic, Massachusetts General Hospital and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.
Becker's Hospital Review accepted nominations and developed an editorial review process to include organizations that have gone above and beyond to make their hospitals, health systems and companies great places to work. The 2017 list features both healthcare provider organizations and other healthcare-specific companies.
"We are honored to receive this prestigious accolade," said Mindy Raymond, Vice President of Human Resources at Boca Raton Regional Hospital. "This recognition lends credence to our ongoing commitment for Boca Regional to continually evolve as an attractive and fulfilling place for healthcare professionals to work."
Boca Regional's submission included a look at its diverse offerings in employee recognition and professional development programs, as well as wellness initiatives and competitive benefits. Included were such examples as the Hospital's @WorkCare Health Center, which provides employees with an onsite health clinic with the goal of allowing them to achieve their optimum health and Boca Regional's Center for Lifelong Learning, where employees have the opportunity to enhance both the knowledge and skills necessary to provide competent, caring and compassionate interactions with patients and family members, physicians, co-workers and volunteers.
"We congratulate Mindy Raymond, Brian Altschuler, our Vice President of Ancillary Operations, and the entire Human Resources department for continuing to structure and provide programming that has helped to make Boca Regional an outstanding place to work as evidenced by Becker's recognition," said Jerry Fedele, President and CEO at Boca Raton Regional Hospital. "Our employees truly are our most important asset and this accolade reflects our ongoing commitment to benefit them both professionally and personally."
About Boca Raton Regional Hospital – Advancing the boundaries of medicine.
Boca Raton Regional Hospital is an advanced, tertiary medical center (BRRH.com) with 400 beds and more than 800 primary and specialty physicians on staff. The Hospital is a recognized leader in oncology, cardiovascular disease and surgery, minimally invasive surgery, orthopedics, women's health, emergency medicine and the neurosciences, all of which offer state-of-the-art diagnostic and imaging capabilities. The Hospital is a designated Comprehensive Stroke Center by the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA).
Boca Raton Regional Hospital was recognized in U.S. News & World Report's 2016 - 2017 Best Hospitals listing as a Top Ranked Regional Hospital in the South Florida metropolitan area and the highest ranked hospital in Palm Beach County. For the second year in a row, Boca Regional earned the 2016/2017 Consumer Choice Award by National Research Corporation (NRC). Boca Regional was the only hospital in Palm Beach County to earn such a distinction. Boca Raton Regional Hospital was also the recipient of the 2014 Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence™ for 10 years running and was named one of America's 50 Best Hospitals in 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014, both by Healthgrades®.
About Becker's Hospital Review
Becker's Hospital Review is a monthly publication offering up-to-date business and legal news and analysis relating to hospitals and health systems. Articles are geared toward high-level hospital leaders, and we work to provide valuable information, including hospital and health system news, best practices and legal guidance specifically for these decision-makers.
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