37. Northwest Community Hospital
What makes it so great?
Employees enjoy benefits not commonly found in hospitals: $3,500 tuition reimbursement, enhanced loans for nursing or radiology school, concierge service, and a $5,000 forgivable loan to buy a new home.

Headquarters: Arlington Heights, Ill.
Top 3 (of 11) U.S. locations: Arlington Heights , Buffalo Grove , Schaumburg
2005 revenue ($ millions): 942
Website: www.nch.org
U.S. employees 3,299
Employees outside U.S. 0
New jobs (1 year) 95
% job growth (1 year) 7
% voluntary turnover 4
Applicants 8,800
Most common job (salaried):
Clinical Coordinator
Most common job (hourly):
Acute Care Staff Nurse
Job sharing program? Yes
Professional training (hrs./yr.) 52
Paid sabbaticals? No
100% health care coverage No
% minorities 26%
% women 83%
Has nondiscrimination policy
that includes sexual orientation?
From the January 22, 2007 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 2005 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 salaried and hourly employees.