Methodist Healthcare Ministries selected as a San Antonio Express-News Top Workplace for 2016

Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas, Inc. is proud to have been selected by its employees as a Top Workplace for 2016. Methodist Healthcare Ministries has been ranked among the top companies to work in San Antonio based on a comprehensive analysis conducted by Workplace Dynamics LLC, an independent research firm. The survey given to Methodist Healthcare Ministries' employees measured qualities such as company leadership, compensation and training, workplace flexibility and diversity.

Top Workplace winners were formally announced at an awards luncheon held at the Grand Hyatt in San Antonio on Oct. 20, 2016. All winners are listed in the Top Workplaces special section published in the Express-News.

"Being selected a Top Workplace by our very own 378 employees is an honor," said Kevin C. Moriarty, president & CEO of Methodist Healthcare Ministries. "At Methodist Healthcare Ministries, our staff is dedicated to making a difference by helping low-income and uninsured individuals and families receive access to health care. The team is vital in providing compassionate support to our patients and clients; it's critically important to us that we create an equally supportive and nurturing workplace for them to do such important work."

In the San Antonio metro area, Methodist Healthcare Ministries employs approximately 280 employees at its corporate headquarters and four community clinics (Wesley Health & Wellness Center, Bishop Ernest T. Dixon, Jr. Clinic, School Based Health Center at Krueger Elementary, School Based Health Center at Schertz Elementary) in addition to staff positions located within local churches and community centers. Methodist Healthcare Ministries offers employees health insurance which the company pays at 100 percent for employee's premiums and 55 percent of dependent premiums on the base medical plan. Employees are also given the opportunity to invest in a 401(k) savings plan. Methodist Healthcare Ministries matches 7 percent of contributions after one year of employment and 9 percent of contributions after 10 years of service. Other employee incentives include the Be Well Reimbursement program, the education reimbursement program and paid vacation, personal and sick days.

Since being founded in 1995, Methodist Healthcare Ministries has been dedicated to creating access to health care for uninsured and low-income families through direct services, community partnerships and strategic grant-making in 74 counties across South Texas. The mission of Methodist Healthcare Ministries is "Serving Humanity to Honor God" by improving the physical, mental and spiritual health of those least served in the Rio Texas Conference area of The United Methodist Church. The mission also includes Methodist Healthcare Ministries' one-half ownership of the Methodist Healthcare System – the largest healthcare system in South Texas. This creates a unique avenue to ensure the Methodist Healthcare System continues to be a benefit to the community by providing quality care to all and charitable care when needed, and it provides revenue to Methodist Healthcare Ministries for its programs.

The San Antonio Express-News 2016 Top Workplaces competition surveyed a record 138 local companies with 53,151 employees. Winning employers were chosen through employee surveys on a variety of workplace topics. Survey results were verified by an independent organization.

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