Nicklaus Children’s Health System Named One of the 2018 Best Workplaces in Health Care & Biopharma by Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE


4/23/2018
MIAMI – Great Place to Work and FORTUNE have once again honored Nicklaus Children’s Health System as one of the 2018 Best Workplaces in Health Care & Biopharma.
 

“At Nicklaus Children’s Health System we value the importance of supportive benefits programs for employees and recognize that investing in the wellbeing of our workforce helps us deliver the best possible service to the patients in our care,” said Michael Kushner, Senior Vice President and Chief Talent Officer for Nicklaus Children’s Health System.

 
The ranking considered input from more than 95,000 employees in the health care and biotechnology and pharmaceutical sectors. Great Place to Work, a research and consulting firm, evaluated more than 50 elements of team members’ experience on the job. These included employee pride in the organization’s community impact, belief that their work makes a difference, and feeling their work has special meaning. Rankings are based on employees’ experiences, no matter who they are or what they do. 

The Best Workplaces in Health Care & Biopharma stand out for sustaining agile, innovative cultures, which helps them outpace competitors in the marketplace. 
 

“Great Place to Work is proud of these Best Workplaces that enable their people to be innovators in their field,” said Michael Bush, CEO of Great Place to Work. “Organizations like Nicklaus Children’s Health System set the bar for other Health Care and Biopharma companies, who prove that taking care of employees will give them the tools and motivation they need to provide industry-leading care and services to patients and customers.”

 
The Best Workplaces in Health Care & Biopharma 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. Nicklaus Children’s Health System was also ranked as a Best Workplace for Women and a Best Workplace for Millennials by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE.
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.