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KentuckyOne Health Has Strong Showing on “Best Places to Work in Kentucky”
14th Annual List
Three KentuckyOne Health facilities make annual list of Kentucky’s best employers
Louisville, Ky. (January 19, 2018) — Our Lady of Peace, Flaget Memorial Hospital, and Medical Center Jewish Southwest, all part of KentuckyOne Health, have earned a place on the 14th Annual Best Places to Work in Kentucky list, which identifies and recognizes Kentucky’s best employers.
For the third year in a row, Our Lady of Peace in Louisville, Ky. was recognized in the large-sized employer category, for businesses with 500 or more employees. A total of 32 companies were selected as winners in this category.
Flaget Memorial Hospital in Bardstown, Ky. was recognized in the medium-sized employer category, for businesses with 150-499 employees. A total of 29 companies were selected as winners in this category statewide.
Medical Center Jewish Southwest in Louisville, Ky. was recognized in the small-sized employer category, for businesses with 15-149 employees. A total of 39 companies were selected as winners in this category.
The Kentucky Chamber of Commerce and the Kentucky Society for Human Resource Management (KYSHRM) host the Best Places to Work initiative. The selection process, managed by Best Companies Group, is based on an assessment of the company’s employee policies and 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 initiative is based on FORTUNE magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work for in America” list.
The winner rankings will be announced at an awards dinner on Tuesday, April 17 at Heritage Hall in the Lexington Convention Center. For more details about Best Places to Work in Kentucky, visit www.bestplacestoworkky.com/.
About Our Lady of Peace
Our Lady of Peace, part of KentuckyOne Health, is a private, non-profit psychiatric hospital. Founded in 1951 by the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, the 220-bed hospital is one of the largest behavioral health facilities in the nation, providing care for children, adolescents and adults. Its Children’s Peace Center is the largest and most comprehensive private provider of youth inpatient behavioral health services in the country. Peace operates a full continuum of behavioral health and substance use services for patients, including specialty programs for children and adolescents who have complex treatment needs, such as intellectual or developmental disabilities, forensic issues for females, and/or co-occurring substance use issues. The hospital was the nation’s first behavioral health care center to open a retail pharmacist-operated, long-acting injection clinic. The clinic was established to help people adhere to prescribed medications for behavioral health conditions, such as drug addiction and schizophrenia.
About Flaget Memorial Hospital
Flaget Memorial Hospital, part of KentuckyOne Health, is located in Bardstown, KY. The 52-bed facility provides care for patients from Nelson, Hardin, Marion, Washington, Spencer, Bullitt and LaRue counties. The award-winning hospital was founded in 1951 by the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth. Nationally recognized for orthopedic care, surgical care and inpatient satisfaction, the hospital offers a complete array of services, including cancer care, weight loss surgery, cosmetic care, pain management, general surgery, obstetrics and gynecology, and maternity care. The Cancer Center is proud to be able to provide full support and cancer care to patients through its medical and radiation oncology programs.
About KentuckyOne Health
KentuckyOne Health, part of Catholic Health Initiatives, is one of the largest and most comprehensive health systems in the Commonwealth, and includes hospitals, physician groups, clinics, primary care centers, specialty institutes and home health agencies in Kentucky and southern Indiana. KentuckyOne Health is dedicated to bringing wellness, healing and hope to all, including the underserved.