Published on: 01/30/2006
MIAMI, FL — Miami Children’s Hospital (MCH) has been named among the nation’s “Training Top 100” by Training magazine, which annually ranks organizations that excel at employee development through training.
“Professional development is a top priority at Miami Children’s Hospital, and a cornerstone in our goal to be a recognized employer of choice,” said Kevin Hammeran, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. “As we are committed to excellence, certainly having a well-trained, highly proficient staff is an important measure. We are extremely proud of the Department of Staff & Community Education for its leadership in achieving this impressive distinction.”
Inclusion in the Training Top 100 is based on many factors, including financial commitment, programs offered, methods of evaluation, workplace surveys, and HR data such as turnover and new employee referrals. Others that have been named to the list include such giants of industry as IBM, Ritz-Carlton and Wachovia.
Founded in 1950, Miami Children's Hospital is the only licensed specialty hospital for children in South Florida. Ranked Miami–Dade County’s “Best Pediatric Hospital” by South Florida Parenting Magazine, Miami Children's Hospital offers medical care and services for children from birth to age 21. The 268-bed medical facility has expertise in all aspects of pediatric medicine.