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36. Southern Ohio Medical Center

Southern Ohio Medical Center
Rank: 36 (Previous rank: 63)
What makes it so great?
Good ideas trickle up from employees at this 104-year-old hospital near the Ohio-Kentucky border; at their suggestion the company turned National Nurses Week into a community-service event, collecting funds for a local charity.
Headquarters:
1805 27th Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662
2009 revenue ($ millions): 283
Website: www.somc.org
 
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Employees  
U.S. employees 2,276
Employees outside U.S. 0
Jobs  
New jobs (1 year) 256
% job growth (1 year) 18%
% voluntary turnover 4%
Applicants 13,403
Job openings (as of 1/7/11) N.A.
Pay Avg. annual pay*
Most common job (salaried):
Nurse Manager
$91,004
Most common job (hourly):
Registered Nurse
$58,672
Benefits  
Paid sabbaticals No
Onsite child care No
Health  
100% health-care coverage No
Onsite fitness center Yes
Subsidized gym membership No
Work-life  
Job sharing program No
Compressed workweek Yes
Telecommuting Yes
Diversity  
% minorities 3%
% women 79%
Has nondiscrimination policy
that includes sexual orientation?
Yes
Offers domestic partner benefits
for same-sex couples?
Yes
Professional training  
Salaried employees (hrs./yr.): 46
Hourly employees (hrs./yr.): 21
From the Feb. 7, 2011 issue
Notes:
N.A.: Not available. U.S. employees includes part-timers as of time of survey. Job growth, new jobs, and voluntary turnover are full-time only. Revenues are for 2009 or latest fiscal year. All data based on U.S. employees, except job openings, which are worldwide.
* Average annual pay: yearly pay rate plus additional cash compensation for the largest classification of full-time salaried and hourly employees.
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