CHRISTUS St. Michael Health System has been ranked as No. 35 among healthcare providers and insurers by Modern Healthcare’s 2017 Best Places to Work in Healthcare, according to a press release.

“Receiving this honor is a true testament to the dedication and level of commitment CHRISTUS St. Michael Associates, physicians and volunteers have to our mission of extending the healing ministry of Jesus Christ,” said Chris Karam, CHRISTUS St. Michael President/ CEO. “This award also showcases the Texarkana region as having outstanding career opportunities, great places to work and that Texarkana is a great place to live.”

Now in its tenth year, the award program identifies and recognizes outstanding employers in the healthcare industry nationwide. Modern Healthcare partners with the Best Companies Group on the assessment process, which includes an extensive employee survey.

“A decade ago, Modern Healthcare set out to recognize outstanding employers across the industry. Now in its 10th year, Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work in Healthcare has become the hallmark for organizations striving to be just that. It’s gratifying to see how the program has grown,” said Fawn Lopez, publisher of Modern Healthcare. “Our award winners can be proud of the role they play in elevating the standard for workplace excellence. These five-star organizations not only see higher employee retention, but also increased patient engagement and satisfaction and healthier bottom lines.”

CHRISTUS St. Michael Health System was honored at the 2017 Best Places to Work Awards Dinner on Thursday, September 28, 2017 at the W Las Vegas. This is the 5th year CHRISTUS St. Michael Health System has made the list.

The complete list of this year’s winner rankings is available here.