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67. Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
Rank: 67 (Previous rank: 45)
What makes it so great?
Pediatric hospital tackled nurse shortage with 100 Nurses in 100 Days campaign, with prizes for referrals: 100 tanks of gas, 100 hours of babysitting, a 100-mile getaway to a Ritz-Carlton hotel.
Headquarters: 1600 Tullie Circle
Atlanta, GA 30329
2007 revenue ($ millions): 1,397
Website: www.choa.org
U.S. employees 5,850
Employees outside U.S. 0
New jobs (1 year) 344
% job growth (1 year) 8%
% voluntary turnover 8%
Applicants 30,881
No. of job openings (as of Jan. 13, 2009) 135
Pay Avg. annual pay*
Most common job (salaried):
Business Operations Coordinator
Most common job (hourly):
Staff Nurse - Colleague
Paid sabbaticals No
Onsite child care Yes
100% health-care coverage No
Onsite fitness center No
Subsidized gym membership Yes
Job sharing program Yes
Compressed workweek Yes
Telecommuting Yes
% minorities 44%
% women 82%
Has nondiscrimination policy
that includes sexual orientation?
Offers domestic partner benefits
for same-sex couples?
Professional training  
Salaried employees (hrs./yr.): 19
Hourly employees (hrs./yr.): 23
From the February 2, 2009 issue
N.A.: Not available. U.S. employees includes part-timers as of time of survey. Job growth, new jobs, and voluntary turnover are full-time only. Revenues are for 2007 or latest fiscal year. All data based on U.S. employees.
* Average annual pay: yearly pay rate plus additional cash compensation for the largest classification of full-time salaried and hourly employees.
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