Hospital Named One of the Top Places to Work by the Chicago Tribune

Lurie Children's made the exclusive list of Chicago’s top 100 places to work according to a survey by the Chicago Tribune in partnership with Workplace Dynamics LLC of Exton, Pa., a workplace survey specialist company. The companies were divided into three categories: small (fewer than 250 employees), medium (250-999) and large (1,000 and above). The hospital was named among the top 20 large employers.

The Chicago Tribune did the survey to find out what makes employees feel good about their jobs and what organizations provide great work environments in the Chicago Metropolitan area. Workplace Dynamics invited 1,675 organizations to participate and surveyed employees in more than 193 companies. Employees responded to a set of statements about their workplace. For example, statements focused on issues such as the direction of the company (“I have confidence in the leadership of this organization”), execution (“at this organization we do things efficiently and well”) and conditions (“I have the flexibility I need to balance my work and personal life”).

“We have a very unique culture and work environment and for us maintaining a great work environment is key to our success. It enables us to attract and retain the best staff which, in turn, enables us provide the best possible care to the children and families we  are privileged to serve,” says Patrick Magoon, President and CEO.

In summer 2011, the hospital also was named to Working Mother’s top 100 employers in the nation for the sixth time.

For more information, please contact Julie Pesch at 312.227.4261.​

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, formerly Children’s Memorial Hospital, is a 23-story, state-of-the-art hospital located in downtown Chicago on the campus of its academic partner, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Lurie Children’s is ranked as one of the nation’s top children’s hospitals in the U.S.News & World Report 2013-14 Honor Roll rankings. Lurie Children’s provides pediatric care in a setting that offers the latest benefits and innovations in medical technology, research and family-friendly design. The hospital relies on philanthropic support to care for more than 149,000 children each year.

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