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Becker's Hospital Review 150 Best Place To Work in Healthcare names Great Plains Health to list
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March 2, 2017


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Great Plains Health becomes the only hospital in Nebraska listed in the top 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare report

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NORTH PLATTE, NEB. – In an announcement published today, Great Plains Health was listed among top hospitals in the nation that have earned a spot on the Becker’s Hospital Review “150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare” – 2017 report.

 The report recognizes healthcare organizations committed to creating outstanding cultures and offering competitive benefits to their employees.

 According to Becker’s Hospital Review, the organizations included in the list encourage professional development among their employees and promote tomorrow's leaders.

“This is a tremendous achievement for Great Plains Health and a testament to how much effort our system directs toward making Great Plains Health a quality place to work,” said Jayne Johnson, senior director of human resources. “We are honored to receive recognition from Becker’s as a ‘great place to work’ in healthcare and take pride in offering a dynamic work environment where employees have the ability to positively impact the patients we serve.”

 As part of the “top great places to work in healthcare” designation, Great Plains Health was recognized for its employee satisfaction initiatives, including competitive salaries, aggressive tuition reimbursement and expansive employee benefits, including health, dental and vision, and discounts on such things as meals, cell phones and gift shop purchases. Great Plains Health also offers a comprehensive rewards and recognition program and multiple events of gratitude throughout the year.

“Our employees are talented, committed professionals,” said Mel McNea, Great Plains Health chief executive officer. “Providing them a collaborative, respectful and quality place to work is an essential ingredient to our success as an organization.”  


About Great Plains Health

Based in North Platte, Nebraska, Great Plains Health is a fully accredited, 116-bed acute care regional medical center serving western and central Nebraska, northern Kansas and southern South Dakota. With 90 physicians representing nearly 30 medical specialties, the Great Plains Health system offers advanced healthcare including heart and vascular, cancer and orthopedic surgery services. The system employs approximately 1,087 employees and serves a geographic area spanning approximately 16,000 square miles.

The hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission and is home to an American College of Surgeons accredited cancer center and level II bariatric surgery program. For more information, visit



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