Southern Ohio Medical Center

Courtesy of Southern Ohio Medical Center

    Rather than hire talent from big cities, this rural hospital grows its own, investing in training and promoting from within—100% of execs have held at least one other position at the company. The CEO “still gives each new employee their name badge” at orientation. “I know it’s cliché, but I really feel like we are a family,” says one staffer.

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    Company Info

    Rank last year61
    Years on list11
    HQ locationPortsmouth, Ohio
    Job openings (as of February 2018)135
    IndustryHealth Care
    Revenue, 2017 or most recent year ($M)$934
    Year founded1907
    Type of organizationNon-Profit
    Number of work sites22


    100% health coverageNo
    Unlimited sick daysNo
    Job sharingNo
    Subsidized childcareNo
    Compressed work weeksYes
    Fully-paid sabbaticalsNo
    On-site fitness/subsidized gymYes
    On-site medical care facilityNo
    Non-discrimination policy includes sexual orientationYes
    Health insurance for part-timersYes
    Sick days for part-timersYes
    College tuition reimbursementYes
    Student loan debt repaymentNo
    Medical facility at all locationsNo


    % Minorities3%
    % African-American/Black1%
    % Asian1%
    % Caucasian/White97%
    % Hispanic/Latino1%
    % Native American/Alaska Native-
    % Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander-
    % Two or more races-
    % Unknown ethnicity-

    Paid Time Off

    General PTO19
    # Sick days3
    General PTO for part-timers-
    # Sick days for part-timers3


    Most common job (for salaried employee)Nurse Manager
    Avg. base pay (salaried)$97,581
    Avg. extra compensation (salaried)$12,900
    Total pay for most common job (salaried)$110,481

    Hiring/Staffing (Past 12 Months)

    Full-time and part-time job growth7%
    # of job applicants19,769
    Avg. # of applicants per opening22
    FT voluntary turnover7%
    Jobs filled internally37%
    Jobs filled by referral12%
    # New graduates hired135