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Flaget Memorial Hospital Recognized on the 2022 “Best Places to Work in Kentucky” List

BARDSTOWN, Ky. (June 21, 2022) – Flaget Memorial Hospital was recently named as a top employer on the 18th Annual “Best Places to Work in Kentucky” list, earning a spot as #33 on the list in the medium-sized category. This is the fifth time the facility has made this list and the fourth time in the last five years.

Each year, the list identifies and recognizes Kentucky’s best employers. Flaget Memorial Hospital made the list of the 38 best medium-sized employers, which includes businesses with 150-499 employees.

“We’ve always known we are a great place to work, but it’s wonderful to hear others acknowledge this too,” said Jennifer Nolan, president, Flaget Memorial Hospital. “Our team works tirelessly to provide the best care possible for our community and make this facility a better place for everyone – colleagues and those we serve. We’re so proud to make this list.”

The Kentucky Chamber of Commerce and the Kentucky Society for Human Resource Management (KYSHRM) host the annual Best Places to Work initiative. This is the 18th Annual Best Places to Work in Kentucky program – a multi-year initiative designed to motivate and inspire companies throughout the commonwealth to focus, measure and move their workplace environments toward excellence.

Companies are selected based on an assessment of their employee policies, procedures, and the results of an internal employee survey.

For more details about Best Places to Work in Kentucky, visit


About CHI Saint Joseph Health

CHI Saint Joseph Health, part of CommonSpirit Health, is one of the largest and most comprehensive health systems in the Commonwealth of Kentucky with 100 locations in 20 counties, including hospitals, physician groups, clinics, primary care centers, specialty institutes, home health agencies and an ambulatory Care Center. The hospitals in CHI Saint Joseph Health are Flaget Memorial Hospital, Saint Joseph Berea, Saint Joseph East, Saint Joseph Hospital, Saint Joseph Jessamine, Saint Joseph London, Saint Joseph Mount Sterling, and Women’s Hospital at Saint Joseph East. In total, the health system serves patients in 35 counties statewide. CHI Saint Joseph Health is dedicated to providing a wide array of services toward a goal of building a healthier future for all. CHI Saint Joseph Health embodies a strong mission and faith-based heritage and works through local partnerships to expand access to care in the communities it serves.

About Flaget Memorial Hospital

Flaget Memorial Hospital, part of CHI Saint Joseph Health, is a 52-bed facility located in Bardstown, Kentucky. Established in 1951 by the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, the facility serves residents of Nelson, Hardin, Marion, Washington, Spencer, Bullitt and LaRue counties. The facility is also home to Nelson County’s first full-service cancer center and is nationally recognized for orthopedic and surgical care, as well as inpatient satisfaction.


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Netta Nusz, RRT, director of operations at Flaget Memorial Hospital, and Jennifer Nolan, president, Flaget Memorial Hospital, accept the 2022 Best Places to Work in Kentucky award on behalf of Flaget Memorial Hospital at the awards dinner held June 9 at Central Bank Center.

Publish date: 

Tuesday, June 21, 2022

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