CLEARWATER, Fla., April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- BayCare, the largest community-based health system in the Tampa Bay area, has been named to one of "America's Best Employers" by Forbes. BayCare was rated #117 overall on the list of 500 employers. BayCare is also one of only 25 employers listed in the health care category.
"We always say that BayCare's most valuable resource is our employees – we call them 'team members' – and the positive attitudes they bring to work every day," said Steve Mason, CEO of BayCare. "We return their loyalty by trying our best to be an employer who values what they do for our communities and the patients we serve. There is no doubt that we are where we are today as the leading health system in the Tampa Bay region because of our team members, and their hard work and dedication. We are honored to be recognized as a top employer, but we also recognize that BayCare's team members are the ones who make us who we are as an organization."
Over 20,000 employees at companies with at least 2,500 people were surveyed for the America's Best Employers List. The survey was conducted with global digital data collection partners who use innovative technology and proven sampling methodologies to facilitate a deep understanding of consumer opinions and behavior. Participation in the survey was voluntary, and respondents were recruited from thousands of sources to maximize reach and representation.
The top 500 is listed in the Forbes April 13, 2015 issue.
About BayCare Health System
BayCare Health System is a leading community-based health system in the Tampa Bay area. Composed of a network of 13 not-for-profit hospitals, outpatient facilities and services such as imaging, lab, behavioral health and home health care, BayCare provides expert medical care throughout a patient's lifetime. With hundreds of convenient locations throughout Tampa Bay, BayCare connects patients to a complete range of preventive, diagnostic and treatment services for any health care need.
BayCare's family of hospitals are: Mease Countryside, Mease Dunedin, Morton Plant, Morton Plant North Bay, St. Anthony's, St. Joseph's, St. Joseph's Children's, St. Joseph's Hospital-North, St. Joseph's Women's, South Florida Baptist, and Winter Haven. For more information, visit BayCare on the Web at www.BayCare.org.