Accepting on behalf of JRMC (l to r): Abby Morken, Ricki Ramlo, Stacey Pesek
JAMESTOWN, ND (Katie Ryan-Anderson) — Modern Healthcare named Jamestown Regional Medical
Center one of the Best Places to Work in 2017.
Modern Healthcare honors
workplaces throughout the healthcare industry that empower employees
to provide the best possible care. Each year, Modern Healthcare
singles out and recognizes outstanding employers in the healthcare
industry on a national level. Modern Healthcare announced the
recipients at the Workplace of the Future conference in Las Vegas
last month. Modern Healthcare announced that of the Top 150
organizations, 75 are providers/insurers and 75 are
suppliers/vendors. Of the 75 in its category, JRMC placed No. 63.
Receiveing the award on behalf of JRMC was: Abby Morken, human
resourses generalist; Stacey Pesek, patient access lead; and Ricki
Ramlo, vice president of operations.
“Being named No. 63 is
a significant honor. That's No. 63 in the entire country,” said
JRMC President & CEO K.C. DeBoer. “Receiving this honor means
JRMC can continue to hire and retain the best people to care for
Jamestown and the surrounding communities.”
This year marks the
10-year anniversary of Best Places to Work award. This is the first
year JRMC has received it.
“We are honored to be
named one of the top 75 healthcare employers in the nation,” Ramlo
said. “JRMC is fortunate in that employee engagement is a priority
of its board. We’re also fortunate in that our employees are
dedicated to providing the best care for this community 24 hours a
day, 365 days a year.”
satisfaction scores are in the 88th percentile when
compared with other hospitals. Turnover at JRMC in fiscal year
2016-2017 was 18 percent, below the industry average of 19 percent.
“JRMC’s vision is to
‘Be the best rural hospital in the country for patients to receive
care, employees to work and for providers to practice,’” Ramlo
said. “This award is evidence that we are on the right track.”
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