Great River Health Systems ranks eighth among Top 100 workplace

Staff Writer
Aledo Times Record

West Burlington, Iowa, Sept. 29, 2014 – Great River Health Systems has been recognized as one of the best places to work in Iowa, according to a recent Des Moines Register survey. Great River Health Systems ranked eighth in the large company category. This is the second consecutive year that Great River Health Systems finished in the top 10 among large employers. Last year, the health system ranked fourth.

The Des Moines Register recognized companies and organizations in Iowa as top workplaces based solely on surveys about the workplace completed by their employees.

“We are proud to again be recognized as one of the top workplaces in Iowa,” said Mark Richardson, president and CEO, Great River Health Systems. “This recognition is even more impressive when you consider the challenges we’ve faced this year with implementing a new medical record system. It says a lot about our employees and the culture we’ve created.”

The anonymous survey focused on six aspects of the workplace environment including:

· Career – training opportunities and progression

· Conditions – an assessment of the working atmosphere and environment

· Direction – an assessment of the company’s values, leaders and strategy

· Execution – assessment of how the company communicates and gets work done

· Management – quality and managerial skills

· Pay and benefits –- an assessment of associate compensation.

Those interested in a career with Great River Health Systems can visit www.GreatRiverMedical.org.