OU Health Named Among Top 150 Places to Work in Healthcare

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OU Health Named Among Top 150 Places to Work in Healthcare

OU Health, Oklahoma’s flagship comprehensive academic health system, is proud to announce that it has been named one of the Top 150 Places to Work in Healthcare for 2024. This prestigious recognition comes from Becker’s Hospital Review, a leading source of business and legal information for healthcare industry leaders.

OU Health was the only health system in Oklahoma to make the list and is in the company of some of the nation’s most respected health organizations.

The Top 150 Places to Work in Healthcare list highlights hospitals, health systems, and healthcare companies that prioritize workplace excellence and the happiness, satisfaction, well-being and fulfillment of their employees. These organizations offer robust benefits packages, professional and personal development opportunities, diverse work environments and the resources necessary for work-life balance.

This recognition showcases the intentional work OU Health has done to achieve its People and Culture strategic aspiration of becoming the Employer of Choice for top talent and underscores the health system’s commitment to creating a positive and supportive work environment. It also reflects the organization’s dedication to its mission of advancing healthcare, medical education and research for Oklahoma and the region.

Included in the Becker’s article were examples of the cultural transformation OU Health embarked on in 2023, aligning all 11,000 team members and physicians around one common purpose, winning aspiration and set of values. Over a series of cultural transformation experiences, nearly 100% of all OU Health team members participated in the transformation and realignment. In addition, Becker’s noted, OU Health implemented a new and comprehensive leadership development system, team engagement plans and the development of communities as a part of an employee belonging program.

Other callouts mentioned are OU Health’s market-leading total rewards package to support work-life harmony with benefits like paid family leave, infertility benefits and a compensation program that rewards for high performance. Career journey assistance program helps individuals acquire certifications or degrees to support advancement, and key clinical roles qualify for student loan repayment assistance to reduce financial burdens. Additionally, OU Health has created seamless academic progression pathways for nurses through its nursing degree accelerator program and implemented a comprehensive school-to-career student program with high schools and the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences to deliver the next generation healthcare workforce.

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