Saint Joseph London Recognized for Second Consecutive Year on “Best Places to Work in Kentucky” List

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LONDON, Ky. (March 4, 2021) –Saint Joseph London has earned a place on the 17th Annual “Best Places to Work in Kentucky” list, which identifies and awards Kentucky’s best employers. This is the second consecutive year that Saint Joseph London has been recognized as one of 31 top large-sized employers, which includes businesses with more than 500 employees.

“We are honored to be recognized as one of the Best Places to Work in Kentucky for the second year in a row and it’s really a special honor for our hospital given the challenges of the pandemic experienced by all of us,” said John Yanes, president, Saint Joseph London. “At Saint Joseph London, our guiding principle is humankindness, the healing power in each of us. We are committed to providing an inclusive, supportive and compassionate work environment for people of all backgrounds. We are honored to be recognized as one of the Best Places to Work in Kentucky again, as we believe the inclusion illustrates our dedication to being a wonderful place to work for all.”

The Kentucky Chamber of Commerce and the Kentucky Society for Human Resource Management (KYSHRM) host the annual Best Places to Work initiative. Managed by Best Companies Group, the selection process is based on an assessment of the company’s employee policies, procedures and the results of an internal employee survey.

The Best Places to Work in Kentucky competition is a multi-year initiative designed to motivate companies in the commonwealth to focus, measure and move their workplace environments toward excellence. Studies show a strong correlation between profitability and creating a good place to work.

The winners and their final rankings will be announced at an awards dinner on Thursday, June 17, at Central Bank Center in Lexington. 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 Saint Joseph London

Saint Joseph London is a 150-bed full-service hospital located in London, Kentucky. Established in 1926, the facility serves patients from southeastern Kentucky, including those from Clay, Laurel, Jackson, Whitley, Knox and Pulaski counties. The current $152 million regional hospital opened in 2010, and offers all private patient rooms, with most overlooking a small lake and garden on the 52-acre healing environment.


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Thursday, March 04, 2021

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