DOTHAN, Ala – Southeast Health is proud to announce we have been named to the Forbes list of Best-in-State Employers for 2022. This prestigious award is presented by Forbes and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider. The awards list was announced today, and it can currently be viewed on the Forbes website.
America’s Best-in-State Employers 2022 were identified in an independent survey based on a vast sample of approximately 70,000 Americans working for companies with more than 500 employees in the USA. Across 25 industry sectors, 1,380 employer brands were ranked among the top employers.
The evaluation was based on direct and indirect recommendations from employees who were asked to rate their willingness to recommend their own employers to friends and family. Employees were also asked to evaluate other employers in their respective industry and state that stood out either positively or negatively.
“Delivering excellent patient care and top-notch educational experiences begins with great employees, which is why we constantly strive to improve the work experience for our 3,000 team members.” said Rick Sutton, chief executive officer of Southeast Health. “This distinction is special considering the challenging environment we have been operating in during the past two years. I am proud of the dedication and resiliency our team has demonstrated during this time. They are what makes our organization great, and they are the reason we continue to win awards for quality, safety, and now as one of the state’s top-employers.”
About Southeast Health
Southeast Health, which includes the region’s largest not-for-profit hospital, is a community-based academic health system dedicated to improving health and wellness for residents of southeast Alabama, southwest Georgia and the Florida Panhandle. Southeast Health system includes the Medical Center, Medical Group, Foundation, Statera Network, and the Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine (ACOM). The Medical Center is a 420 bed regional referral center serving more than 460,000 residents. It is one of three certified Comprehensive Stroke Centers in Alabama, and is recognized as a Level II Trauma Center and Chest Pain Center. In addition, Southeast Health has the regions only NICU with specialty trained neonatologists.