Recipient of Award for Two Consecutive Years
The Gallup Organization awarded St. Joseph Health (SJH) one of its highest
honors for the second year in a row – the Great Workplace Award.
St. Joseph Health System is among only 20 organizations worldwide to receive
the 2008 award. The Gallup “Great Workplace Awards” are based
on the most rigorous workplace research ever conducted. A panel of workplace
experts selected the award-winning organizations. St. Joseph Health System
is among the winners because its results demonstrate SJHS has one of the
most productive and engaged workplaces in the world.
“Studying more than 10 million employees worldwide allowed us to
set an extraordinarily high bar for this award,” said Tom Rath,
who leads Gallup’s Workplace and Leadership Consulting practice.
“The winners have gone far beyond just offering nice perks and benefits.
They have created an environment that truly engages people every day throughout
The 20 organizations winning the 2008 Gallup Great Workplace Awards stand
apart from all others for their ability to create an engaged workplace.
“To say we are honored to receive this award is an understatement,”
said Deborah Proctor, president and CEO of St. Joseph Health. “The
credit goes to our employees for their commitment to our mission, vision
and values. At St. Joseph Health System we value all of our employees
and the personal contributions each of them makes to our organization.
We believe a fully engaged workplace must be an environment where our
employees know they have a voice and that when they speak, we are listening.”
St. Joseph Health is an integrated healthcare delivery organization sponsored
by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange. There are more than 20,000 valued
employees of St. Joseph Health System. In California, the St. Joseph’s
Health System includes:
St. Jude Medical Center in Fullerton
St. Mary Medical Center in Apple Valley
Mission Hospital in Mission Viejo
St. Joseph Hospital of Orange
- St. Jude Heritage Healthcare
- St. Joseph Heritage Healthcare
Queen of the Valley Medical Center in Napa
- Petaluma Valley Hospital
- Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital
St. Joseph Hospital in Eureka
Redwood Memorial Hospital in Fortuna.
In addition, SJH operates the
Covenant Health Systemin eastern New Mexico and Texas and St. Joseph Home Care facilities throughout
the communities it serves.
The Gallup Great Workplace Awards recognize the best performing workforces
in the world. Applicants’ results are compared across a workplace
research database comprised of millions of work teams in more than 100
countries. A panel of workplace experts assesses the applicants’
results to select winners.