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Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital Named A “Top 100 Great Place To Work In Healthcare”

June 17, 2013

BALTIMORE, June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — What is it like to be named one of the Top 100 Great Places to Work in Healthcare? Well, it’s quite an honor. Just ask Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital (MWPH). The 102-bed Baltimore hospital was recently ranked among the best of the best by Becker’s Hospital Review, a periodical featuring business and analysis relating to hospitals and health systems.

The children’s hospital was selected for its robust benefits, wellness initiatives, professional development opportunities and work environments that promote employee collaboration and satisfaction. Here’s what Becker‘s said about the Baltimore-area children’s hospital, whose motto is: Where Children Go to Heal and Grow®.

Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital (Baltimore)
Type of Facility: Hospital/Health System
What Makes it a Great Place to Work: Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital, an affiliate of the University of Maryland Medical Center and Johns Hopkins Medicine, strives to provide the best in rehabilitative and transitional pediatric care. It includes around 600 employees. The hospital offers numerous benefits, such as paid time off, tuition assistance, a loan forgiveness program and flexible spending accounts. It also offers free annual physical exams and discounted medical plan premiums for tobacco-free employees. A personal health coach program helps employees and eligible dependents learn about chronic health conditions by connecting them with registered nurses who can answer their questions. Mt. Washington also offers a cash balance pension plan based on salary and years of service.

Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital recently upgraded its transitional care facility for premature infants and those with complex needs. MWPH treats an estimated 6500 inpatients and outpatients a year–many with complex speech, sleep and eating disorders, mobility issues and traumatic injuries. The hospital offers therapeutic and rehabilitative services across a wide range of specialties to premature newborns through young adults.

The bottom line? “Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital is dedicated to maximizing the health and independence of the children we serve,” says MWPH President and CEO Sheldon Stein.

“We also try to make this the best place we can for our employees. We have a wonderful mission, which our staff is very passionate about, and that in turn creates a wonderful atmosphere, as we care for these very special children,” said Stein.

Kathleen R. Lee
Director of Public Relations

SOURCE Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital

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