Oceanside, NY, May 18, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- For the third consecutive year, South Nassau Communities Hospital has been named to the Becker's Hospital Review 2013 list of "100 Best Places to Work in Healthcare" in the United States.
South Nassau was selected for its robust benefits, wellness initiatives, professional development opportunities, atmosphere of employee unity and satisfaction, and employee recognition programs and events. Events and programs to honor employees include annual Nurses Week and Hospital Week celebrations; luncheons and ceremonies to honor the selfless efforts of volunteers and auxilians; an Annual Service Awards Dinner; and numerous other events.
"To fulfill our mission of providing the communities and patients we serve with high-quality healthcare services it is imperative that our employees are engaged, appreciated, and encouraged to grow and develop their skills,” said Richard J. Murphy, South Nassau's president and CEO. “It is for that reason that we are persistent in meeting our employees’ needs for a supportive, encouraging, rewarding and collaborative workplace.”
Becker's Hospital Review list of the "100 Best Places to Work in Healthcare" was developed through nominations, extensive research, and a rigorous review with peer organizations and is composed of hospitals, health systems, surgery centers and large physician practices. Becker's Hospital Review is a bimonthly magazine published by ASC Communications located in Chicago, Ill. The magazine is read by many of the nation’s leading healthcare executives and policy makers.
South Nassau Communities Hospital is one of the region’s largest hospitals, with 435 beds, more than 900 physicians and 3,000 employees. Located in Oceanside, NY, the hospital is an acute-care, not-for-profit teaching hospital that provides state-of-the-art care in cardiac, oncologic, orthopedic, bariatric, pain management, mental health and emergency services. In addition to its extensive outpatient specialty centers, South Nassau provides emergency and elective angioplasty and is the only hospital on Long Island with the Novalis Tx™ and Gamma Knife® Perfexion radiosurgery technologies. South Nassau is a designated Stroke Center by the New York State Department of Health and Comprehensive Community Cancer Center by the American College of Surgeons and is recognized as a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.