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Poudre Valley Health System again named Best Place to Work
Modern Healthcare has named Poudre Valley Health System one of America’s 100 best places to work in health care for the third straight year.

The journal is the healthcare industry’s leading publication. PVHS has been on the Best Places to Work in Healthcare list each of the three years since the magazine created it.

“This is important to us because happy employees make long-term employees, and long-term employees provide the highest quality care at the lowest possible cost, and that is what our goal is,” said Rulon Stacey, PVHS president and CEO, wrote on his blog, Visionary Healthcare.

PVHS is the only Colorado, Nebraska or Wyoming hospital or health system on the list. Modern Healthcare will release rankings for the top 100 on Oct. 18.

The health system uses surveys to listen and respond to employee feedback; works to create a culture of appreciation and recognition; and fosters a team culture in which employees link their individual work goals to the system’s vision to provide world-class health care.

“The healthcare landscape is changing, but what’s not changing is the world-class work environment at Poudre Valley Health System,” said Patti Oakes, vice president of human resources at PVHS. “An engaged workforce creates the best possible work place, and that leads to better care and customer service for our patients and visitors.”

PVHS’s voluntary turnover rate currently outperforms the national top 10 percent, according to the American Society for Healthcare Human Resource Administration. PVHS ranks in the 97th percentile nationally for employee engagement, according to Management Science Associates.

The program was open to all companies involved in health care, including hospitals, health systems, suppliers, payers, associations and others. Employers had to have at least 25 employees.

Employers were asked to complete a survey detailing company policies, practices, benefits, and demographics.

Modern Healthcare and Best Companies Group asked 400 PVHS employees an in-depth set of questions in eight core areas: the workplace’s culture and communications; working environment; role satisfaction, leadership and planning; relationships with supervisors; training and development; pay and benefits; and overall satisfaction.

For more information, contact Kevin Darst, 970.624.1211.
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