The Houston Chronicle Top Workplaces 2011
The Methodist Hospital System

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Houston, TX

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About The Methodist Hospital System

The Methodist Hospital System is a health care organization with five member hospitals, a research institute, a medical residency education program and a physician organization. With 13,500 employees, Methodist is one of the Houston area's largest employers. Our flagship, The Methodist Hospital, is a founding member of the Texas Medical Center and one of the country's largest private non-profit hospitals. The hospital system provides virtually all specialties. Chartered in 1919, Methodist acquired an international reputation for medical breakthroughs through the pioneering work of surgeon Dr.

Michael E. DeBakey, who made Methodist his base until his death in 2008. Methodist's primary academic partner is Weill Cornell Medical College in New York. The two institutions share best practices and collaborate on research, education and clinical care.

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What employees say

“Leads by example, excellent communication skills, listens, displays excellent coaching and mentoring skills, and she isn't a micromanager. She assigns a tasks and allows you to get the job done. ”
“My manager is very supportive and very knowledgeable about the work that we do. She has very good judgment, very open to suggestions and respects everyone's opinion.”
“My manager gives me the support and tools needed to do my job. She has been in my position before and uses her skills and knowledge to assist me in my job.”
“Keep all employees feeling that they are important.”
“Pathology staff , managers and supervisors listen and care about employees' suggestions , problems and complaints. They honor us with food treats . The hospital gives bonuses.”
“When patients write personal notes or positive comments in surveys, you feel a great sense of satisfaction in working for a caring hospital that is ethical and current with health care guidelines.”
“I am constantly encouraged to grow. I feel that the work we do here is very important to the community, and we always have the patients' best interest at the heart of all we do.”
“The culture in our hospital is outstanding. We are all team players and help each other improve our processes in order to SUCCEED.”
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