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Rex Healthcare Named to Becker’s Hospital Review "100 Great Places to Work in Healthcare"

Rex is One of Three North Carolina Groups Recognized and the Only One in the Triangle

May 2, 2012

Contact: Alan Wolf
(919) 784-4467

RALEIGH, N.C. - Rex Healthcare is proud to announce its recent recognition as one of the "100 Great Places to Work in Healthcare" by Becker's Hospital Review and Becker's ASC Review.

The 2012 list was developed through nominations and extensive research, and the organizations were chosen for their demonstrated excellence in providing robust benefits, wellness initiatives, professional development opportunities and atmospheres of employee unity and satisfaction. Rex was chosen by a review panel based on its efforts to provide high-quality employee programs and benefits as well as previous industry recognition.

"Part of Rex's mission is to be a top place to work in the country because we know that the passion of our co-workers, physicians and volunteers translates into excellent patient care," said Rex President David Strong. "We appreciate Becker's for recognizing our commitment to the more than 5,300 people who are proud to work at Rex."

Rex offers co-workers discounts on enrollment and monthly membership fees at its four, soon-to-be five, wellness centers and provides discounts on health insurance premiums for those who participate in the Rex "Taking Care of You" wellness program. The hospital also has a range of educational opportunities for its employees, including the Pathway for Advancement in Clinical Excellence program and free courses through the Rex Center for Leadership Excellence. Additionally, Rex provides co-workers with a subsidized five-star, onsite daycare, Rex Child Development Center.

Read Becker's full report online: Becker's Hospital Review/Becker's ASC Review - 100 Great Places to Work in Healthcare.

For more information about Rex career opportunities, visit rexhealth.com/careers.

About Rex Healthcare

Rex Healthcare, a member of UNC Health Care, is a private, not-for-profit health care system with more than 5,300 co-workers. Rex Healthcare has 660 beds (433 general acute beds and 227 skilled nursing) and treats nearly 34,000 inpatients each year. Rex offers dedicated centers for cancer, surgery, heart and vascular, post-acute rehabilitation and skilled nursing care, wellness and women's care plus dedicated services for bariatric, heartburn, pain management, sleep disorders, diabetes education, wound and emergency care. Rex's medical staff includes more than 1,100 physicians and 1,700 nurses. Rex provides various health care services throughout Wake County with facilities in Apex, Cary, Garner, Holly Springs, Knightdale, Wakefield and downtown Raleigh. Rex was the first hospital in the Triangle to receive Magnet Recognition, placing Rex nurses among the top 6 percent in the nation. Rex was named one of the top 100 Best Places to Work in Healthcare by Modern Healthcare magazine in 2008, 2009 and 2011, and was highlighted as one of the Top 50 Hospitals in the U.S. by Becker's Hospital Review in 2011. Visit rexhealth.com for more information.