Baptist Health Named to 2016 Working Mother “100 Best Companies”
MIAMI, FL – September 27, 2016 – Baptist Health South Florida was recognized today by Working Mother magazine as one of the 2016 “Working Mother 100 Best Companies” for its outstanding leadership in creating progressive programs for its work force, in the areas of advancement of women, flexibility, child care and paid parental leave. The 100 Best Companies are featured in the October/November issue of Working Mother and on workingmother.com.
This is the 24th time that Baptist Health has been recognized with this honor. Baptist Health is also part of the Working Mother Hall of Fame, an honor given to companies that have made the list 15 times or more.
“We are proud to be recognized for our programs that support working families,” said corporate vice president and chief human resources officer, Baptist Health South Florida. “We work hard to ensure that all of our employees have the tools and support they need in order to grow both personally and professionally.”
Jennifer Owens, Editorial Director of Working Mother Media, says, “For 31 years, Working Mother has tracked the progress of companies that lead in creating a supportive workplace for America’s families. Now more than ever, with changing family dynamics, parental benefits are a key weapon in the war for talent. These companies aim to create the culture that attract the best talent.”
Subha Barry, Vice President, General Manager, Working Mother Media, says, “This year’s class of winning companies goes the extra mile to support working moms and all diverse families. In 2016, fully paid leave offerings have grown to an average of 9 weeks, up from 8 last year. The Working Mother 100 Best Companies continues to pave the way for employers nationwide to support their employees, both personally and professionally.”
The complete list of the 2016 Working Mother 100 Best Companies can be found here.
About Baptist Health South Florida
Baptist Health South Florida is the largest healthcare organization in the region, with seven hospitals (Baptist Hospital, Baptist Children’s Hospital, Doctors Hospital, Homestead Hospital, Mariners Hospital, South Miami Hospital and West Kendall Baptist Hospital), nearly 50 outpatient and urgent care facilities, Baptist Health Medical Group, Baptist Health Quality Network and internationally renowned centers of excellence. The not-for-profit, faith-based Baptist Health has approximately 16,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated physicians. Baptist Health South Florida has been recognized by Fortune as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in America and by Ethisphere as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies. For more information, visit BaptistHealth.net and connect with us on Facebook at facebook.com/BaptistHealthSF and on Twitter and Instagram @BaptistHealthSF.
About Working Mother Media
Working Mother Media (WMM), a division of Bonnier Corporation (bonnier.com), publishes Working Mother magazine and its companion website, workingmother.com. The Working Mother Research Institute (workingmother.com/wmri), the National Association for Female Executives (nafe.com) and Diversity Best Practices (diversitybestpractices.com) are also units within WMM. WMM’s mission is to serve as a champion of culture change. Working Mother magazine is the only national magazine for career-committed mothers. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Pinterest.
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