Chicago Tribune Top Workplaces 2013
Advocate Health Care
- Employees in region:
- HQ location:
- Oakbrook, IL
’10, ’11, ’12, ’13
At Advocate Health Care, people are our inspiration; changing lives is our passion. Every day, at sites across Advocate, our more than 35,000 associates including nearly 10,000 nurses and 6,300 affiliated physicians focus on providing excellent care and service. Advocate, named among the nation's Top Five “Large Health Systems” based on clinical performance, is the largest health system in Illinois and is one of Chicagoland's 10 largest employers. Advocate operates more than 250 sites of care, including 12 hospitals comprised of 11 acute care hospitals and one children's hospital with two campuses, the state's largest integrated children's network, five Level I trauma centers, and three Level II trauma centers.
Five Advocate hospitals have earned Magnet® recognition for excellence in nursing. The system trains more primary care physicians and residents at its four teaching hospitals than any other health system in the state. Advocate Health Care serves individuals, families, and communities through a wholistic approach that provides quality care and service, and treats each patient with respect, integrity and dignity.
“Challenging and rewarding work. Exposure to new ideas and industry changes. ”
“I am challenged enough to grow professionally. I can use my strengths in a meaningful way. I work with others who share my professional goals.”
“I get to work with a group of dedicated professionals who are helpful and hard-working, and willing to help me when I need it.”
“I have flexibility in the hours I work and can work from home.”
“I make a difference in the patient's experience.”
“I work with great associates.”
“It helps me to grow and develop professionally.”