Great Place to Work and FORTUNE Name Miami Children's Health System One of the Best Workplaces for Women


9/15/2017

It takes the hard work of each and every employee at Miami Children’s Health System (MCHS) to deliver the outstanding service our patient families expect. We offer a supportive and equitable place to build a career, and we’re proud to announce that Great Place to Work and FORTUNE have named MCHS one of the country’s Best Workplaces for Women.


The list considered more than 400,000 employee surveys from hundreds of businesses in all sectors of the economy. The ranking gauged women’s assessement of their organizations’ culture, leadership, fairness and other elements essential for a great workplace. The Health System came in #55 on the list.


Miami Children’s Health System values employee health, wellness, professional development and work-life balance by offering programs that support personal and professional goals. The health system has a longstanding commitment to attract, build and retain the best talent. MCHS is also invested in employee development, offering a large variety of education, mentoring and training options. The organization makes it a point to recognize and reward it’s employees through various recognition programs and bonus opportunities. Work-life balance is supported through an on-site child care center and preschool at the main hospital campus, dry cleaning services that pick up and deliver to various locations, car wash services, discounts on entertainment and much more.


Research from Great Place to Work has shown that women are five times more likely to plan a long-term future with their employers when they say they’re treated as full members of the team, regardless of position. The Best Workplaces for Women also set themselves apart from competitors in other important ways: 95 percent of women at these organizations describe them as friendly, and the same share say they’re proud to tell others where they work.

"The Best Workplaces for Women deserve recognition for crafting environments where men and women alike can bring their best selves to work each day,” said Michael Bush, CEO of Great Place to Work.

The Best Workplaces for Women is one of a series of rankings by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE based on employee feedback from Great Place to Work-Certified™ organizations.  The Health System also was ranked as a Best Workplace in Healthcare and a Best Workplaces for Millennials, by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE.

 

About Miami Children’s Health System

Founded in 1950 by Variety Clubs International, Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, part of Miami Children’s Health System, is South Florida’s only licensed specialty hospital exclusively for children, with more than 740 attending physicians and over 220 pediatric sub-specialists. The 289-bed nonprofit hospital is renowned for excellence in all aspects of pediatric medicine and routinely has many programs ranked among the nation’s best by U.S. News & World Report. The organization has grown and evolved into the Miami Children's Health System (MCHS) which includes Miami Children's Health Foundation, the organization's 501c3 fundraising arm; a network of 10 nonprofit outpatient centers situated in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties; Pediatric Specialists of America, a nonprofit physician practice subsidiary;  a management services organization, and an ambulatory surgery center, as well as an e-commerce line of children's wellness and safety products that support the hospital's mission of serving the region’s pediatric population. MCHS is the region’s only healthcare system exclusively for children.


About Nicklaus Children’s Health System

Nicklaus Children's Health System (NCHS) is the parent organization of Nicklaus Children's Hospital, South Florida's only licensed specialty hospital exclusively for children. The 309-bed nonprofit hospital, known as Miami Children's Hospital from 1983 through 2014, was founded in 1950 by Variety Clubs International and is renowned for excellence in all aspects of pediatric medicine, with many programs routinely ranked among the nation's best by U.S. News & World Report.The health system also includes Nicklaus Children's Hospital Foundation, the organization's 501c3 fundraising arm; a network of nonprofit outpatient centers situated in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties; Pediatric Specialists of America, a nonprofit physician practice subsidiary; a managed care plan, and an ambulatory surgery center, as well as an e-commerce line of children's wellness and safety products that support the hospital's mission of serving the region's pediatric population. NCHS is the region's only healthcare system exclusively for children.