New Direction > June 30, 2017

Nacogdoches Memorial Health has been certified as a great workplace by the independent analysts at Great Place to Work®. Nacogdoches Memorial Health earned this credential based on extensive ratings provided by its employees in anonymous surveys. A summary of these ratings can be found at:

“We are so proud of each of our team members and the work they do together every day in delivering outstanding patient care to the Nacogdoches community,” said Gary Kendrick, interim CEO.  “Effective teamwork is essential to the success of virtually any business, but when lives sometimes depend on your ability to work together and share a common goal, it becomes obvious how vital that capacity is. The Memorial team’s cohesiveness is certainly good for our patients, but can be even more important to the emotional wellbeing of our staff. Their blended strengths and passions help the hospital to achieve our goal of giving the best care to our patients that we can possibly give.”

"We applaud Nacogdoches Memorial Health for seeking certification and releasing its employees' feedback," said Kim Peters, Executive Vice President of Great Place to Work's Certification Program. "These ratings measure its capacity to earn its own employees' trust and create a great workplace - critical metrics that anyone considering working for or doing business with Nacogdoches Memorial Health should take into account as an indicator of high performance."

According to the study, 86 percent of Nacogdoches Memorial Health employees say their work has special meaning and 90 percent feel good about the ways the hospital contributes to the community. Eighty five percent say they’re proud to tell others they work at Memorial.

“A successful team beats with one heart.” ~ Anonymous

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