Career growth, employee wellness and work-life balance emphasized at CTCA
CHICAGO, IL – Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) is proud to be named among the Chicago Tribune’s Top Workplaces. The prestigious list is compiled based on employee feedback gathered through an annual survey by WorkplaceDynamics LLP, a leading research firm on organizational health and employee engagement. CTCA® ranked fifth in the large employer category on the Chicago metro list for 2013, up from its debut on the list in 2012, when the organization ranked eighth.
“Our employee stakeholders deliver exceptional care to cancer patients and their families every day,” said Scott Jones, president and CEO of Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Midwestern Regional Medical Center. “We share their commitment and are proud to support them by providing an environment that fosters growth and development, health and wellness, and a positive work-life balance. The comprehensive benefits we offer keep our stakeholders engaged and working to deliver high-quality care to our patients.”
CTCA stakeholders are encouraged to develop their professional skills and grow in their career. The organization has an on-site “Center for Learning” and pays tuition for job related coursework at various colleges and institutions. The hospital system also offers generous health benefits packages and places a strong emphasis on health and wellness. To foster a healthy and positive work environment, stakeholders are encouraged to take part in on-site wellness activities including personal training, free workout classes and consults with CTCA Naturopathic Oncology Providers. Incentives, known as “Healthy Awards,” are offered to stakeholders for their participation in wellness activities. Hospital based stakeholders also receive discounts on healthy meals prepared fresh daily by the hospital’s culinary staff.
CTCA offers a unique model of care focused on treating the whole person through a combination of integrative oncology services (such as nutritional and naturopathic medicine support, pain management, rehabilitation services, mind-body medicine and spiritual support) in a compassionate, caring environment where patients are encouraged to participate in the management of their disease. The organization applies this same philosophy to its stakeholders, and gives them the confidence and support they need to succeed at work and in life.
The Chicago Tribune published the complete list of Top Workplaces on Tuesday, November 12th. For more information about the Top Workplaces lists and Workplace Dynamics, please visit www.topworkplaces.com and www.workplacedynamics.com.
About Cancer Treatment Centers of America
Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Inc. (CTCA) is a national network of hospitals focusing on complex and advanced stage cancer. CTCA offers a comprehensive, fully integrated approach to cancer treatment and serves patients from all 50 states at facilities located in Atlanta, Chicago, Philadelphia, Phoenix and Tulsa. Known for delivering the Mother Standard® of care and Patient Empowerment Medicine®, CTCA provides patients with information about cancer and their treatment options so they can control their treatment decisions. For more information about CTCA, go to www.cancercenter.com.