HMH ranked 2nd in Best Places to Work in Kentucky

Harrison Memorial Hospital (HMH) was recognized and honored at the Best Places to Work in Kentucky fifteenth Annual Awards Dinner on April 23 at the Lexington Heritage Hall. The final rankings were announced at the event, and HMH ranked second out of 27 in the medium business category. The second place ranking was the highest for HMH since being a part of awards ceremony in 2011. For the past nine years, HMH has been ranked seven times in the top ten.
“We are delighted and proud to receive this prestigious honor for Harrison Memorial Hospital. HMH is the third largest employer in Harrison County, providing careers to more than 450 highly skilled, highly dedicated professionals in both the clinical and non-clinical fields.” says Dr. Stephen Besson, Chairman of the Harrison Memorial Hospital Board of Directors. “In addition, being ranked second in the medium business category is remarkable, and strengthens the fact that HMH is a top facility for employment as well as patient care.”

The awards program was created in 2005 and is a project of the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, Kentucky Society for Human Resource Management Council and Best Companies Group.
This statewide survey and awards program was designed to identify, recognize and honor the best places of employment in Kentucky, benefiting the state’s economy, workforce and businesses. The Best Places to Work in Kentucky 2019 list is made up of 100 companies.
“Being named second out of 29 companies and having the highest healthcare facility ranking is a phenomenal achievement. The patients we serve are most benefited when the employees are happy and committed to their organization”, said Sheila Currans, HMH Chief Executive Officer. “Employees are truly the core to our success and we want each employee to feel appreciated and respected.   Hopefully, this environment will serve to only enhance the patient care experience.”
HMH representatives at the dinner were: Cara Graves, Mollie Smith, Becky Jenkins, Lesley Roark, Christy Shelley, Lourena Judy, Brenda White, Martha Sullivan, Sheila Currans and Crystle Arnold.