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17. Methodist Hospital System
Methodist Hospital System
Rank: 17 (Previous rank: 8)
What makes it so great?
Methodist measures patient satisfaction every quarter, and if the hospital goals are met, bonuses for nonmanagement staffers of up to $300 are handed out.
Headquarters: 6565 Fannin St.
Houston, TX 77030
2008 revenue ($ millions): 1,839

Is Methodist Hospital System a great employer, or what?
Methodist Hospital System stats
Employees  
U.S. employees 11,145
Employees outside U.S. 2
Jobs  
New jobs (1 year) 538
% job growth (1 year) 6%
% voluntary turnover 9%
Applicants 48,033
No. of job openings (as of Jan. 13, 2010) 497
Pay Avg. annual pay*
Most common job (salaried):
Manager, Nursing
$96,204
Most common job (hourly):
RN Clinical Colleague
$81,243
Benefits  
Paid sabbaticals No
Onsite child care No
Health  
100% health-care coverage No
Onsite fitness center Yes
Subsidized gym membership Yes
Work-life  
Job sharing program Yes
Compressed workweek Yes
Telecommuting Yes
Diversity  
% minorities 66%
% women 74%
Has nondiscrimination policy
that includes sexual orientation?
Yes
Offers domestic partner benefits
for same-sex couples?
No
Professional training  
Salaried employees (hrs./yr.): 105
Hourly employees (hrs./yr.): 111
From the Feb. 8, 2010 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 2008 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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