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Florida Hospital Zephyrhills Named One of the Top Places to Work in Health Care

The Adventist Health System (AHS), which includes Florida Hospital Zephyrhills, has been recognized by Becker's Hospital Review, a national health care publication, as one of the top places to work in health care. The 2018 “150 Top Places to Work in Health Care” list highlights hospitals, health systems and health care companies that, among other things, promote diversity within the workforce, employee engagement and professional growth.

“We are extremely honored to be recognized as one of the top workplaces,” said Amanda Maggard, Florida Hospital Zephyrhills’ President and CEO. “With more than 950 employees, we strive to enrich every individual’s professional and personal growth by providing ongoing training, recognition programs and a culture that promotes integrating our CREATION® health principles. By doing so, we believe this translates into better patient care and happier, healthier employees. Our faith-based organization also encourages prayer in the workplace and offers employees the opportunity to participate in mission trips, volunteer in the community and maintain a healthy lifestyle through our wellness program.”

The CREATION® health acronym stands for Choice, Rest, Environment, Activity, Trust, Interpersonal Relationships, Outlook and Nutrition. By consistently practicing these principles at work and at home, we believe it can make a dramatic difference in employee satisfaction and performance, Maggard added.

About Florida Hospital Zephyrhills

Florida Hospital Zephyrhills (FHZ) is an award winning 149-bed regional medical center located in East Pasco County. It is a proud member of the Adventist Health System, providing a legacy of health and healing for more than 150 years. FHZ has been named One of America’s Best Hospitals for 2018 in heart care; stroke; orthopedics; and patient safety by the Women’s Choice Award®. The hospital is also the first in Florida to receive The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement. FHZ offers the only comprehensive cardiovascular program in East and Central Pasco County, including open heart surgery and valve repair. Equipped with eight technologically advanced surgical suites, the hospital provides a full range of inpatient and outpatient surgical services including, but not limited to general, orthopedic, endoscopic, gynecology, urology, cardiovascular and robotic procedures. The Women’s Health Center at FHZ provides gynecology, urology, pelvic floor health, obstetrics and breast care through the Simpson Breast Health Center. And, the hospital’s recently renovated ER delivers emergency medical care 24/7 with a fast track suite for minor emergencies. Other programs and services include a Wellness Center, Wellness Spa, Center for Wound Healing, Bone and Joint Center, Outpatient Rehabilitation and Diagnostic Imaging. To learn more visit