A group of Methodist Health System leaders from all campuses were led by EVP/COO Pamela Stoyanoff in accepting the Dallas Business Journal Best Place to Work award for the 8th consecutive year.
For the eighth consecutive year, Methodist Health System has been named among the Best Places to Work in North Texas through an employee survey conducted by the Dallas Business Journal. Methodist was named at Number 8 among the Top 10 winners in the large business category, placing first among health care entities in that group. Winning honorees and specific rankings among the finalists were announced on Thursday, Sept. 22, during a gala awards luncheon in Dallas and are featured in a special edition of the publication.
“Methodist is deeply honored to be selected among the Top 10 Best Places to Work in the Dallas/Fort Worth area,” says Dr. Stephen L. Mansfield, FACHE, Methodist Health System president and CEO. “We take pride in this recognition for workplace excellence and know that it is accomplished by our family of employees. It reflects our mission to not only serve our patients and their families, but also to create and maintain a work environment that serves our employee family. There are many wonderful organizations in health care and other industries in DFW and to be acknowledge as being among the best is a humbling recognition.”
Methodist employees voted their workplace as a 2011 Best Places to Work site, placing in the Top 10 for seven of the past eight years in the large business category of the regional employer recognition program. A total of 54 North Texas companies were named top winners in categories representing small, medium, and large employers. Participation is open to companies across Dallas, Collin, Tarrant, Denton, and immediately adjacent counties.
“We consider it an honor to continue to be recognized in the very competitive marketplace of employers in Dallas for eight consecutive years now,” says Dr. Mansfield. “We firmly believe that Methodist is a great place to work and to serve – and we try to live that philosophy every day and every year.”
Selection is based on employee responses to surveys and hundreds of Methodist Health System employees voted in the competition by completing an extensive online survey. Surveys reflect topics such as work environment, innovations and new ideas, people practices, personal growth and development, leadership in the organization, employee recognition, and how things work day to day. Competition is divided into three different categories: small businesses (1-99 North Texas employees); mid-sized businesses (100-499 local employees); and large businesses (500 or more local employees).
Preliminary nominations for the 2012 Best Places to Work program begin this month. To earn the prestigious designation, companies must meet or exceed a national best practice score for their category, as determined by an independent research company performing more than 5,000 company surveys across the country each year.
In recent years, Methodist has also earned a place as a top employer in the Dallas Top Workplaces recognitions by The Dallas Morning News, and in nationally recognized top worksites by Modern Healthcare magazine.