CHICAGO, Nov. 13, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the fourth consecutive year, Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) at Midwestern Regional Medical Center (Midwestern) has been named among Chicago Tribune's Top Workplaces. The esteemed list is compiled based on employee feedback gathered through an annual survey by WorkplaceDynamics LLP, a leading research firm on organizational health and employee engagement. CTCA® at Midwestern ranked 12 in the large employer category on the Chicago metro list for 2015.
"Our continued recognition as a top workplace in Chicago is an honor," said Scott Jones, president and CEO of CTCA at Midwestern. "At CTCA at Midwestern, we are committed to providing our employees with the same quality care that we deliver to our patients each day. We've found that our employees truly thrive in an environment that fosters their individual growth and development. This ultimately creates an enjoyable and positive experience for our care team, allowing them to provide each patient with world-class care."
CTCA at Midwestern employees are encouraged to develop their professional skills and grow in their career. The organization has an on-site "Center for Learning" and pays tuition for job-related coursework at various colleges and institutions. As a Magnet® recognized hospital, CTCA at Midwestern nurses have access to robust professional development opportunities and are encouraged to take advantage of the tuition reimbursement program to pursue advanced nursing degrees.
The hospital also offers generous health benefits packages and places a strong emphasis on health and wellness. To foster a healthy and positive work environment, employees have access to a personal trainer, free membership at a local fitness center and discounts to other regional fitness centers, in addition to a free membership for EXOS Healthy Workplace Program which offers a variety of exercise classes, nutritional support and mindset classes. Additional health benefits include free naturopathic consultations, discounts on healthy meals prepared fresh daily by the hospital's culinary staff and discounts to participate in CTCA-sponsored walks/runs in the community.
CTCA offers a unique model of care focused on treating the whole person through a combination of integrative oncology services (such as nutritional and naturopathic medicine support, pain management, rehabilitation services, mind-body medicine and spiritual support) in a compassionate, caring environment where patients are encouraged to participate in the management of their disease. The organization applies this same philosophy to its employees, and gives them the confidence and support they need to succeed at work and in life.
For more information about CTCA at Midwestern, visit www.cancercenter.com/midwestern.
The Chicago Tribune published the complete list of Top Workplaces on Friday, Nov. 13. For more information about the Top Workplaces lists and Workplace Dynamics, please visit www.topworkplaces.com and www.workplacedynamics.com.
About Cancer Treatment Centers of America®
Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA), headquartered in Boca Raton, Fla., is a national network of five hospitals that serves adult patients who are fighting cancer. CTCA® offers an integrative approach to care that combines advancements in genomic testing and precision cancer treatment, surgery, radiation, immunotherapy and chemotherapy, with evidence-based complementary therapies that support patients physically and emotionally, enhancing their quality of life while reducing side effects both during and after treatment. CTCA serves patients from around the world at its hospitals in Atlanta, Suburban Chicago, Philadelphia, Phoenix and Tulsa. Consistently rated among U.S. hospitals that deliver the highest quality of care and patient experience, CTCA provides patients and their families with comprehensive information about their treatment options and encourages their active participation in treatment decisions. For more information, visit cancercenter.com, Facebook.com/cancercenter and Twitter.com/cancercenter.
About Cancer Treatment Centers of America® at Midwestern Regional Medical Center
Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) at Midwestern Regional Medical Center (Midwestern) is a landmark in cancer care that uses advanced technology and precision medicine to offer treatment for adult patients battling cancer. The 72-bed hospital combines innovative conventional medical treatments with evidence-based integrative oncology services to deliver whole-person care. CTCA® at Midwestern is a Magnet Recognized® hospital, ranking among the top centers in the nation for nursing excellence. The hospital is accredited by the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT) at the University of Nebraska Medical Center for demonstrating compliance with the FACT-JACIE International Standards for Cellular Therapy Product Collection, Processing and Administration. CTCA at Midwestern also holds high honors as a Certified Quality Breast Center of Excellence™, recognized by the National Quality Measures for Breast Centers ProgramTM (NQMBC®). For more information, visit www.cancercenter.com/midwestern.
SOURCE Cancer Treatment Centers of America