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77. Northwest Community Hospital
Northwest Community Hospital
Rank: 77 (Previous rank: N.A.)
What makes it so great?
Bruce K. Crowther, CEO of this suburban Chicago hospital since 1992, gets high marks from employees. He meets every new employee and holds town hall meetings twice a year at all NCH locations.
Headquarters: 800 W. Central Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60005
2007 revenue ($ millions): 410
Website: www.nch.org
U.S. employees 3,372
Employees outside U.S. 0
New jobs (1 year) -40
% job growth (1 year) -3%
% voluntary turnover 5%
Applicants 8,576
No. of job openings (as of Jan. 13, 2009) 35
Pay Avg. annual pay*
Most common job (salaried):
Clinical Coordinator
Most common job (hourly):
Acute Care Staff Nurse
Paid sabbaticals No
Onsite child care No
100% health-care coverage No
Onsite fitness center Yes
Subsidized gym membership Yes
Job sharing program Yes
Compressed workweek Yes
Telecommuting Yes
% minorities 27%
% women 83%
Has nondiscrimination policy
that includes sexual orientation?
Offers domestic partner benefits
for same-sex couples?
Professional training  
Salaried employees (hrs./yr.): 30
Hourly employees (hrs./yr.): 50
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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