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76. Lehigh Valley Hospital & Health Network
Lehigh Valley Hospital & Health Network
Rank: 76 (Previous rank: 85)
What makes it so great?
This hospital and physician network has emerged as the largest employer in metropolitan Allentown, Pa. They have added more than 1,000 employees since 2006; 40% of all new hires are employee referrals.
Headquarters: 1240 South Cedar Crest Blvd.
Allentown, PA 18103
2007 revenue ($ millions): 1,200
Website: www.lvh.org
Employees  
U.S. employees 8,897
Employees outside U.S. 0
Jobs  
New jobs (1 year) 431
% job growth (1 year) 6%
% voluntary turnover 6%
Applicants 31,158
No. of job openings (as of Jan. 13, 2009) 290
Pay Avg. annual pay*
Most common job (salaried):
Physicians
$244,605
Most common job (hourly):
Registered Nurse
$58,813
Benefits  
Paid sabbaticals No
Onsite child care Yes
Health  
100% health-care coverage Yes
Onsite fitness center Yes
Subsidized gym membership Yes
Work-life  
Job sharing program Yes
Compressed workweek Yes
Telecommuting Yes
Diversity  
% minorities 11%
% women 81%
Has nondiscrimination policy
that includes sexual orientation?
Yes
Offers domestic partner benefits
for same-sex couples?
No
Professional training  
Salaried employees (hrs./yr.): 46
Hourly employees (hrs./yr.): 46
From the February 2, 2009 issue
Notes:
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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