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Saint Joseph London Recognized on the 2022 “Best Places to Work in Kentucky” List

LONDON, Ky. (June 20, 2022) – Saint Joseph London was recently named as a top employer on the 18th Annual “Best Places to Work in Kentucky” list, earning a spot as #16 on the list in the large-sized category. This is the third year in a row the facility has made this list.

Each year, the list identifies and recognizes Kentucky’s best employers. Saint Joseph London made the list of the 23 best large-sized employers, which includes businesses with more than 500 employees.

“Part of this award is based on feedback from our team, so it is a true honor to know our employees also believe that we are a wonderful place to work,” said John Yanes, president, Saint Joseph London. “We’re proud to have such an incredible team that helps make Saint Joseph London a wonderful place for all – those we employ and the patients, and community, we serve.”

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 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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Andrea Holecek, EdD, MSN, FACHE, Vice President Patient Care Services, Chief Nursing Officer; and John Yanes, President, Saint Joseph London, accept the 2022 Best Places to Work in Kentucky award on behalf of Saint Joseph London at the awards dinner held June 9 at Central Bank Center.

Publish date: 

Monday, June 20, 2022

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