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South Shore Hospital Named to Boston Globe’s Top Places to Work list for Third Consecutive Year

South Weymouth, MA — November 27, 2012 — South Shore Hospital is pleased to announce that it has once again been named to the Boston Globe's Top Places to Work list for the third consecutive year.

Top Places To Work The designation as a Top Place to Work is based on the feedback from a random selection of employees throughout the organization who responded to an anonymous survey administered by WorkPlace Dynamics of Exton, Pa.  Employees were asked to give their opinions about leadership, compensation, training, diversity/inclusion, career development, family-friendly flexibility, values and ethics.

Each employer was measured according to six factors:

  • Direction: Do employees have confidence in the leader of the organization? Do they believe it operates ethically, and is moving in the right direction?
  • Execution: Do employees believe senior managers have a good understanding of what the company needs to do to succeed, and are they sharing information well?
  • Managers: Do managers listen to employees and help employees to do their job, to learn and to grow?
  • Career: Does the company offer formal training and other opportunities to learn and grow, and does it reward good performance?
  • Conditions: Is the work environment free from hostility, and does the company help workers to balance career and family life? Does the company show its appreciation for employees?
  • Pay and benefits: Are workers fairly compensated?

South Shore Hospital is ranked 15 among the top 25 Largest Employers, organizations with 1,000 or more employees, in Massachusetts.

South Shore Hospital is a 318-bed, not-for-profit, tax-exempt, charitable provider of acute, emergency, outpatient, home health, and hospice care to the people of Southeastern Massachusetts. South Shore Hospital’s home care division includes South Shore Visiting Nurse Association, Hospice of the South Shore, and Home & Health Resources. The hospital’s 900-member medical staff represents all leading medical specialties. South Shore Hospital employs 3,800 people, supported by a team of 600 volunteers. South Shore Hospital is licensed to provide Level II Trauma care and Level III Maternal/Newborn care. South Shore Hospital has been ranked among the top three hospitals in Massachusetts, according to the 2012 U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals report and named a Top Place to Work by The Boston Globe. Please call (781) 624-6673 or visit southshorehospital.org for a referral to a South Shore Hospital physician.

 

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