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68. Southern Ohio Medical Center
Southern Ohio Medical Center
Rank: 68 (Previous rank: 75)
What makes it so great?
Employees or their immediate family members pursuing a degree in the health field are reimbursed 100% for tuition. In 2008 the hospital added medical and dental insurance for domestic partners.
Headquarters: 1805 27th Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662
2007 revenue ($ millions): 228
Website: www.somc.org
U.S. employees 2,188
Employees outside U.S. 0
New jobs (1 year) 57
% job growth (1 year) 4%
% voluntary turnover 6%
Applicants 14,806
No. of job openings (as of Jan. 13, 2009) 44
Pay Avg. annual pay*
Most common job (salaried):
Nurse Manager
Most common job (hourly):
Registered Nurse
Paid sabbaticals No
Onsite child care No
100% health-care coverage No
Onsite fitness center Yes
Subsidized gym membership No
Job sharing program No
Compressed workweek Yes
Telecommuting Yes
% minorities 2%
% women 82%
Has nondiscrimination policy
that includes sexual orientation?
Offers domestic partner benefits
for same-sex couples?
Professional training  
Salaried employees (hrs./yr.): 26
Hourly employees (hrs./yr.): 22
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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