ATLANTA, March 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Northside Hospital ranks 18th overall in the newly released 2016 Forbes survey of America's Best Employers.
The Atlanta-based health care leader broke into the top 20 after moving up from No. 23 overall in 2015.
The rankings also list Northside Hospital as the No. 1 employer in Georgia, leading 14 other Georgia-based companies.
Northside Hospital is the only Georgia hospital ranked in the new Forbes survey and finished as the survey's top health care employer in the Southeast.
"Our employees dedicate themselves 24 hours a day to excellence, and these rankings are a tribute to their skills, commitment, and spirit," said Bob Quattrocchi, president and CEO of Northside Hospital, Inc. "I am proud to be a part of the culture they have created, which begins and ends with patient care. They are leaders in their fields, and this recognition for them is appropriate and so well-deserved."
The rankings were based on anonymous, random and unannounced interviews with 30,000 employees from large companies (more than 5,000 employees). The sample size grew by 50 percent from 20,000 interviews last year. Forbes selected employers based on independent survey data from Statista.com. The mix of respondents varied in gender, age, region, education, and ethnicity.
Northside Hospital is one of the fastest growing health care organizations in the Southeast and currently employs more than 13,400 employees, including physicians, nurses, allied health professionals, administrative and support services personnel throughout the Atlanta Region and many parts of Georgia.
For more information about careers at Northside Hospital, visit careers.northside.com.
About Northside Hospital (www.northside.com)
The Northside Hospital health care system is an 852-bed, not-for-profit health care provider with more than 150 locations across Georgia, including three acute care, state-of-the-art hospitals in Atlanta, Cherokee County and Forsyth County. Northside Hospital leads the U.S. in newborn deliveries, diagnoses and treats the most cancer cases in Georgia and performs the most robotic surgeries in Georgia. Northside has more than 2,500 physicians and 13,400 employees who serve nearly 2 million patient visits annually across a full range of medical services.
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