Ohio Medical Center
We are one of Fortune Magazine’s 100 Best Places to Work in America, and strive to provide the highest quality of care to make healthcare a remarkable experience for everyone served. We currently employ 2,200 full time employees and part time employees, have a medical staff of more than 140 physicians and specialists, and are supported by approximately 800 regular volunteers.
We are a 222-bed 501(C)(3) not-for-profit hospital in Portsmouth, Ohio, providing emergency and surgical care, as well as a wide range of other health-care services; and have been in the community since 1954. Our mission is to truly make a difference in the lives of patients, employees, and the surrounding community. Our goals encompass the mission and the organization’s five strategic values, which include achieving and sustaining exceptional results in safety, quality of care, service, relationships, and financial performance.
We were ranked first on Ohio’s Top Employers list in 2010 and has been on the list for five consecutive years. Our hospital is the first in the region to achieve the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s highest honor, the Magnet recognition status. This honor, given to only 6% of hospitals nationwide, recognizes national excellence in nursing. Receiving the national gold standard for safety and health, we have been awarded the Voluntary Protection Program Star Designation. Voluntary Protection Program is a cooperative program of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). By earning Voluntary Protection Program Star status, we are in top 1 percent of hospitals nationwide in safety excellence.