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Bon Secours Virginia Named Best Company For Hourly Workers

Health system noted for providing supportive workplace culture for employeesHealth system noted for providing supportive workplace culture for employees

April 4, 2013

Working Mother magazine has named Bon Secours Virginia Health System one of the “Best Companies for Hourly Workers” for 2013, in recognition of its policies and programs that promote employees and that support a dynamic work-life culture. Bon Secours is the only health system in Virginia on the list.

“We are especially proud to be recognized for our dedication to our hourly workers, who are at the forefront of caring for thousands of Virginians,” said Peter J. Bernard, CEO of Bon Secours Virginia Health System. “To support our mission of bringing good help, we want to make sure we provide a positive and enriching workplace that enables our employees to best care for the communities we serve.”

Michael K. Kerner, CEO of Bon Secours Hampton Roads, added, “We’re proud of our organization’s culture. We’re here to serve Virginia communities, which includes taking care of our employees and their families through through good health, work-life balance and wellness programs.”

A number of work-life initiatives, wellness benefits and training programs contributed to the successful building of Bon Secours Virginia’s award-winning culture, including:

  • Health care coverage – insurance is available to full- and part-time employees and covers hospitalization, outpatient care, sick office visits and prescription drug cards
  • Employee Wellness Services – free onsite health classes and health clinics, education, screenings, caring for caregivers, and exercise opportunities
  • Dependent care – onsite and offsite child care, eldercare support, college scholarships for employees’ children and grandchildren, summer camps and volunteering opportunities for employees’ children
  • Education and development – tuition assistance for employees’ continuing education, a wealth of free onsite and online personal and professional development courses, and mentoring and coaching sessions

Bon Secours has been widely recognized for its commitment to employees. In 2013, Bon Secours Virginia was named a Best Place to Work in Virginia. The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation continually honors Bon Secours Virginia for its commitment to flexibility with its Excellence in Workplace Effectiveness and Flexibility Award.

Below is the list of the Best Companies for Hourly Workers of 2013:
Best Buy
Bon Secours Virginia
Capital One Financial
General Motors
Hilton Worldwide
Marriott International
Mercy Health System
University of New Mexico Hospitals
University of Wisconsin Hospital & Clinics
WellStar Health System

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