HCA Healthcare named Top Company 2021 by LinkedIn
NASHVILLE, Tennessee – (BUSINESS WIRE) –HCA Health (NYSE: HCA), one of the nation’s leading healthcare providers, today announced that it has been recognized on the Top LinkedIn Companies 2021 classification, an annual guide that identifies the best places for professionals to advance their careers and develop their skills. The ranking recognizes organizations that invest in employee success, career development, equity and inclusion.
“From day one of the pandemic, our top priority has been to protect our colleagues – to keep them safe and to keep them employed – so that they can better care for our patients,” said Sam Hazen, CEO of HCA Healthcare. “The past year has brought tremendous challenges, especially for those working in the healthcare industry, and we are grateful to be recognized as one of the top companies by LinkedIn for our investment in our people. Most importantly, we are honored to support our 275,000 colleagues who continue to come forward to serve their communities throughout this public health crisis.
As quoted by LinkedIn, at a time when hundreds of hospitals and healthcare systems are laying off or laying off colleagues, HCA Healthcare has implemented a special pandemic compensation program that has benefited more than 127,000 colleagues and has guaranteed that colleagues who could not be redeployed to other establishments would continue. to receive 70% of their base salary.
The methodology behind LinkedIn’s Top Companies List is based on research into what it means to build a great career, paired with exclusive data from LinkedIn. There are seven key pillars on which HCA Healthcare has been ranked, including the ability to move forward; skills growth; business stability; external opportunity; affinity with the company; gender diversity and training.
The designation recognizes the work HCA Healthcare has done during the COVID-19 pandemic to support its colleagues, including:
At the start of the pandemic, HCA Healthcare made the decision not to fire full-time or part-time colleagues.
In response to stay-at-home mandates in different states, HCA Healthcare has expanded its work-at-home (WFH) practices for non-clinical colleagues to ensure their safety in the face of COVID-19. Around 40,000 colleagues were taken care of per day via Healthcare’s secure network.
In addition to the pandemic payment program, HCA Healthcare also paid 100% of base salary to those who needed to be quarantined and provided hotels for caregivers who preferred not to return home after treating COVID patients. -19. More than $ 200 million has been spent to help colleagues pay for quarantine and a pandemic through December 2020.
“We are thrilled to be recognized by LinkedIn for this prestigious Top Company designation, emphasizing career growth and opportunities, diversity and inclusion, and supporting our colleagues as we tackle the difficult challenges of 2020. Said Jennifer Berres, senior vice president and chief human resources officer of HCA Healthcare.
Growth and development opportunities have also been included in LinkedIn’s ranking methodology. HCA Healthcare is proud to be a leading provider of clinical and medical education and is the largest sponsor of graduate medical education programs in the United States. Additional benefits of co-worker training include:
- Tuition reimbursement: Colleagues can receive up to $ 5,250 in tax-free reimbursement each year for eligible higher education expenses.
- Certification assistance: HCA Healthcare’s Certification Support Program pays the testing fees and offers online assistance in preparing for some advanced clinical certifications. Colleagues also receive bonuses for achieving nationally recognized certifications beyond their current position.
- Scholarships for dependents: The HCA Healthcare Scholarship Program awards annual scholarships of up to $ 5,000 to eligible dependent children for graduate school fees.
- Student loan assistance: The program offers a monthly benefit of $ 100 for eligible full-time colleagues and $ 50 for eligible part-time colleagues.
- Galen College of Nursing: The HCA Healthcare-Galen grant dramatically reduces tuition fees for online nursing at BSN and two online MSN options: nursing and healthcare leadership and nursing education.
Additionally, HCA Healthcare was recently appointed Most ethical company in the world by Ethisphere for the eleventh time to understand the importance of leading, making decisions based on values and its overall commitment to integrity. HCA Healthcare continues to deliver on its promise to foster a culture of diversity and believe that excellence in healthcare begins with a foundation of inclusion, compassion and respect, exemplified by recent efforts at diversity and inclusion, including its award-winning BRAVE Conversations program, which provides colleagues the opportunity to discuss complex topics in a safe and respectful setting. HCA Healthcare also announced a $ 10 million investment over the next three years in Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HCBUs) and Hispanic Service Institutions (HSI).
For more information on career opportunities at HCA Healthcare, please visit: https://careers.hcahealthcare.com/
About HCA Healthcare
HCA Healthcare, based in Nashville, is one of the nation’s leading healthcare service providers, comprising 186 hospitals and approximately 2,000 ambulatory care sites, including surgical centers, stand-alone emergency rooms, emergency care centers and medical clinics, in 20 states and the UK. With its founding in 1968, HCA Healthcare created a new model of hospital care in the United States, using combined resources to strengthen hospitals, provide patient-centered care, and improve the practice of medicine. HCA Healthcare has conducted a number of clinical studies, including one which has shown that full term delivery is healthier than early elective delivery of babies and another which has identified a clinical protocol that can reduce infections by 44%. blood in intensive care patients. HCA Healthcare is a learning healthcare system that uses its more than 32 million patient encounters annually to advance science, improve patient care, and save lives. Please Click here to connect with HCA Healthcare on social media.
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