Fresenius Medical Care named to Newsweek’s 100 Most Loved Places to Work for second consecutive year

FMCNA ranked among top five healthcare companies

WALTHAM, Mass., October 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Fresenius Medical Care North America (FMCNA), the national leader in kidney care, was named by Newsweek as one of the nation’s 100 most loved places to work, for the second year in a row, citing the company’s commitment to the professional development of employees.

Newsweek ranked FMCNA No. 5 in healthcare and No. 73 overall. This year’s ranking focused on FMCNA’s industry-leading achievements in employee development, including the expansion of employee resource groups and career opportunities.

“Love is an important concept in our company and being recognized again as one of the most loved places to work shows the commitment we have to building a supportive and inclusive culture,” said Bill Valley, CEO of Fresenius Medical Care North America and Acting President of Fresenius Kidney Care. “Our employees are critically important to our success, and our care teams continue to show love, empathy and compassion for our patients and each other.”

In 2022, FMCNA announced the Caring About Renal Excellence (CARE) Award, which recognizes employees nationwide who excel in one of the company’s five clinical pillars: Quality and Safety, Growth, Clinical Leadership, Clinical Excellence and patient experience. This year, the company will present 500 employees with CARE awards, which include all-expenses-paid trips to attend professional conferences.

FMCNA has leveraged several programs to help employees achieve their personal and professional goals. Among the career advancement opportunities is an internal learning and professional development platform called the Academy, where more than 22,000 employees had access to more than 1.7 million program hours in 2021.

FMCNA was the first dialysis provider to establish a professional development program for registered nurses, standardizing a path to career advancement in nephrology. The company’s tuition reimbursement program allows employees to continue their education while continuing to gain hands-on experience in their current roles. The company also offers a nephrology nursing residency program, which has welcomed 740 pre-licensed nurses into the workforce since its launch in 2020. Its partnership with the National Association of Nephrology Technicians supports training and development career of more than 21,000 technicians.

“This honor shows our employees’ confidence in FMCNA’s core values ​​and inspires a positive vision for the future,” Valle said. “We are proud to support our employees and recognize that they are essential to consistently providing exceptional patient care.”

FMCNA also supports employees with rarer benefits such as a $10 paycheck medical option, care options for the elderly, children and pets, fertility and family building support, and free financial advice and counseling. The company offers employees extensive health care support, including free access to behavioral health care, free virtual physiotherapy programs, virtual counseling options to include text therapy, and face-to-face care. gender affirmation. Rally, FMCNA’s digital wellness experience, helps 20,000 employees work on healthier eating, sleeping, stress management, and more.

The Top 100 Most Popular Workplaces of 2022 is the result of a collaboration between Newsweek and the Best Practice Institute (BPI), a leading leadership development research firm. The results were determined after surveying more than 1.4 million employees at companies whose workforces range from 50 to more than 10,000. The list rewards companies that place respect, care and appreciation for their employees at the center of their business model and in doing so have earned the loyalty and respect of the people who work for them.

“In the wake of ‘The Great Resignation,’ more and more companies are recognizing the importance of focusing on employee satisfaction not only to attract but also to retain top talent,” said Nancy Cooper, Global Editor, Newsweek. “The companies on this year’s list have clearly demonstrated that commitment.”

About Fresenius Medical Care North America

Fresenius Medical Care North America (FMCNA) is the premier healthcare company focused on providing the highest quality care for people with kidney disease and other chronic conditions. Through its industry-leading network of dialysis facilities and ambulatory cardiac and vascular laboratories, Fresenius Medical Care North America provides coordinated health care services at essential points of care for hundreds of thousands of customers. chronically ill across the continent. As the world’s largest fully integrated renal company, it offers specialty pharmacy and laboratory services, and manufactures and distributes the most comprehensive line of dialysis equipment, disposables and renal pharmaceuticals. For more information, visit the FMCNA website. If you want to join our team, go to https://jobs.fmcna.com/

About Newsweek

Newsweek is the modern global digital news organization built around the 85+ year old iconic American magazine. Newsweek reaches 100 million people every month with its thought-provoking news, opinion, images, graphics and video delivered across a dozen print and digital platforms. Based at New York CityNewsweek also publishes international editions in the EMEA region and Asia.

About the Best Practices Institute

Best Practice Institute is an award-winning leadership and organizational development center, benchmark research firm, think tank and solutions provider. BPI is the certifying body for Most Loved Workplace® and conducted the original research to create the model and criteria for becoming a Most Loved Workplace®. BPI research proves that Most Loved Workplaces® produce 3-4 times better customer service, performance and employee retention than companies that are unloved by their employees.

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