August 17, 2017, San Francisco, California – Dignity Health placed first among the 100 winners of the Candidate’s Choice Awards, honoring the Best Places to Interview in 2017, according to job candidates. The award was made by Glassdoor, one of the world’s largest job sites.
One of the largest health care networks in the nation, Dignity Health serves in 22 states. Its 400 health care centers include Dominican Hospital in Santa Cruz, California, and St. Rose Dominican Hospitals in Henderson and Las Vegas, Nevada – hospitals sponsored by the Adrian Dominican Sisters.
Dignity Health gained the top rating in a list of companies from a variety of industries, including General Mills, General Motors, Walt Disney Company, Starbucks, FedEx, the YMCA, and Delta Airlines. Dignity Health received an impressive overall interview experience rating of 93 percent, based on positive interview experience ratings, interview duration, and level of interview difficulty shared by the candidates on Glassdoor throughout the past year.
Glassdoor noted several themes in candidates’ feedback that led to Dignity Health’s top spot on the list. These include clear expectations set by the interviewers, sharing of useful information about the position, and a range of questions from the interviewer and an invitation to the candidate to ask questions.
“We are honored by this award because we believe in demonstrating humankindness in all that we do, especially in our conversations with prospective team members,” Darryl Robinson, Chief Human Resources Officer, wrote in announcing the award. “In the last year, we have implemented a behavioral-based interview process, manager training, and standardized job descriptions. …This new approach helps us pinpoint consistent technical competencies, as well as cultural fit and an applicant’s commitment to our patients.”
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October 25, 2016, Santa Cruz, California – As Dominican Hospital celebrates its founding 75 years ago by four pioneer Adrian Dominican Sisters, the Adrian Dominicans who serve there today continue to live out the mission of the Congregation. The hospital is known today for its “cutting-edge technology” as well as its values of “dignity, collaboration, justice, stewardship, and excellence.” Read the full article that traces Dominican Hospital from its Adrian Dominican roots in August 1941 to its current service to the community.
Feature photo: Celebrating Dominican Hospital’s 75th anniversary are, from left: Sisters Beth Butler, OP, Judy Silva, OP, Michaella Siplak, OP, and Veronica Kelley, OP; Bishop Richard Garcia, of the Diocese of Monterey, California; and Sisters Adrienne Piennette, OP, and Rita Eileen Dean, OP.