Great Lakes Caring Home Health and Hospice Named 2017 Best Workplaces in Health Care
(May 9, 2017) Great Lakes Caring Home Health and Hospice (Great Lakes Caring) has been named one of the 2017 Best Workplaces in Health Care for the second consecutive year. Great Lakes Caring ranked number 18 on the list created by global research and consulting firm Great Place to Work® and Fortune Magazine.
Adam Nielsen, Chief Executive Officer of Great Lakes Caring, credits this recognition to the Great Lakes Caring team's united commitment to their patients and a shared passion that is reflected in the positive experience of our employees.
"One of our key responsibilities as a company is to be a great place to work for current and future employees," said Nielsen. "Our employees' dedication and support are essential to creating our culture and we are proud to have these valuable angels on our team."
Research by Great Place to Work® has shown that a high-trust workplace culture benefits not only individual performance but the success of the organization overall. The leading health care workplaces outperformed their peers in a number of important areas, such as training, compensation, clear expectations from management and the emotional health of their workplaces. The top-ranked workplaces are also positive, supportive places, with an average of 93 percent of their employees describing colleagues as friendly and welcoming.
"Confidence in the organization's leadership and day-to-day alignment with its mission are essential in an industry like healthcare, where technology and regulatory frameworks evolve constantly," said Kim Peters, executive vice president at Great Place to Work. "The Best Workplaces in Health Care offer great places to work for all where every employee can pursue the best patient solutions while knowing that they, too, will have their needs met by a caring employer."