Baptist Health Care is Only Health System in NW Florida Named to Becker’s 150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare List

Baptist Health Care is the only health system in Northwest Florida and one of only six in the entire state to be named to the Becker’s Healthcare 150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare 2019 list.

The list highlights hospitals, health systems and healthcare companies that promote diversity within the workplace, employee engagement and professional growth. They also offer above average personal benefits and career opportunities, encourage professional development and promote leadership from within. Other attributes of those named include positive work/life balance, wellness programs, competitive vacation packages and support of volunteerism and community outreach.

“We are honored to be recognized by Becker’s Healthcare for the commitment we’ve made to provide our 6,000+ team members an opportunity to grow and prosper in their chosen field. Healthcare is a calling and we believe it’s crucial to create and nurture a workplace that not only brings out the best in our team members, but also supports and rewards them for the work they do. Their compassion and commitment to service are crucial to our ability to help people throughout life's journey,” said Mark Faulkner, Baptist Health Care president/CEO.

The Becker’s Healthcare list is based on nominations and editorial research. The full list can be viewed at

Baptist Health Care is a community-owned, not-for-profit health care organization based in northwest Florida that is committed to helping people throughout life's journey. The organization is a proud member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network. A 2003 Malcolm Baldrige recipient, Baptist continuously strives to be a national leader in quality and service. Baptist Health Care includes three hospitals, four medical parks, Andrews Institute for Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine, Footer link to Lakeview Center and a large network of primary care and specialty physicians. With more than 7,300 employees and employed physicians, Baptist Health Care is the second largest non-governmental employer in northwest Florida.

Baptist Health Care ● Baptist Hospital ● Gulf Breeze Hospital ● Jay Hospital ● Lakeview Center ● Baptist Medical Park – Nine Mile ● Baptist Medical Park – Navarre ● Andrews Institute ● Baptist Medical Group ● Cardiology Consultants ● Mayo Clinic Care Network

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