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Baptist Hospital Baptist Hospital was founded in 1956 and has a physical appearance that favors a resort with palm trees and lakes. It is on a 70 acre campus and treats more patients than any other private hospital in the Miami area. It has a reputation for high-quality care. Baptist Hospital has 2,200 employees and treats 20,000 patients a year plus an additional 50,000 patients receive treatment in the Emergency Room. In fact, they have to turn patients away because they are so busy. It is a very stressful place to work but, Baptist Hospital is ranked as one of the best companies to be employed. It was named as one of the 100 best companies to work for in America and has received the Employer of the Year Award from the Florida Nurses Association for four of the past five years. This is based on the pay, benefits, job security, opportunities for promotion, openness and fairness and friendliness. They maintain a very low turnover rate for nurses. The employees of Baptist Hospital may have very stressful jobs but they take pride in their work. Baptist Hospital promotes from within and employees and encouraged and supported to advance. Employees are given generous benefits that include generous salaries, free parking, a car wash, dry cleaning and half price tickets to local movie theater. Retirees have the benefit of keeping an ID card which will allow them to eat in the dining area and get employee discounts at the pharmacy. Another advantage is that it offers childcare and has since 1963. The childcare center is open from 6:30 a.m. until midnight, seven days a week. Parents are allowed to visit with their children during lunch breaks. Moreover, it has “Work and Watch” which allows parents to take sick children to the pediatric ward. The cost for this program is minimal as it is $1.25 an hour for children enrolled in the childcare program and…...

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