Moffitt Named One of Best and Brightest Companies to Work For and Best and Brightest Companies in Wellness

January 17, 2017

TAMPA, Fla. – Moffitt Cancer Center is a two-time Best and Brightest winner recognized by the National Association for Business Resources. The cancer center has been named one of the Best and Brightest Companies To Work For®, as well as one of the Best and Brightest Companies in Wellness

The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For program recognizes companies that deliver exceptional human resources practices and a commitment to their team members. The Best and Brightest Companies in Wellness program celebrates quality and excellence in health awareness. 

“Moffitt is proud to be included on both lists and be recognized for our strong commitment in providing a workplace where our team members can thrive, both professionally and personally,” said Moffitt Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer Mariana Bugallo-Muros. 

Nominees for the Best and Brightest Companies to Work For were assessed on key measures including compensation, benefits and employee solutions; employee enrichment, engagement and retention; employee education and development; recruitment, selection and orientation; employee achievement and recognition; communication and shared vision; diversity and inclusion; work-life balance; community initiatives; strategic company performance and the best of the best small business. 

The companies that have been selected to be recognized nationally as a Best and Brightest Company to Work For® are featured in the Jan. 12 online edition of Corp! Magazine. The winning companies will also receive additional recognition as a national winner at a Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® awards symposium and gala at a location of their choosing in several U.S. cities. 

The Best and Brightest in Wellness initiative highlights companies, schools, faith-based groups and organizations that promote a culture of wellness, as well as those that plan, implement and evaluate efforts in employee wellness to make their business and the community a healthier place to live and work. 

The double honor bolsters Moffitt’s national prominence. In 2016, Moffitt was ranked No. 6 on DiversityInc’s 2016 Top 10 Hospitals and Health Systems list, and was designated a Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality by the Human Rights Campaign. Moffitt was also ranked No. 6 on U.S. News & World Report’s 2016 Best Hospitals for Cancer rankings. For eight years in a row, Moffitt has been named one of the Working Mother 100 Best Companies. The cancer center also is a Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award winner for exceptional patient experience, engagement or clinical quality performance. 

Moffitt also is committed to the health and wellness of its team members. The cancer center has received the Health Champion Designation, as well as the Fit Friendly Worksite Gold Achievement Award, from the American Diabetes Association. Moffitt also won the Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America Award from the Corporate Health & Wellness Association, and the Healthiest Employer Award from the Tampa Bay Business Journal. 

About Moffitt Cancer Center
Moffitt is dedicated to one lifesaving mission: to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer. The Tampa-based facility is one of only 47 National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers, a distinction that recognizes Moffitt’s excellence in research, clinical trials, prevention and cancer control. Moffitt is the No. 6 cancer hospital in the nation and has been listed in U.S. News & World Report as one of the “Best Hospitals” for cancer care since 1999. Moffitt devotes more than 2.5 million square feet to research and patient care. Moffitt’s expert nursing staff is recognized by the American Nurses Credentialing Center with Magnet® status, its highest distinction. With more than 5,200 team members, Moffitt has an economic impact in the state of $2.1 billion. For more information, call 1-888-MOFFITT (1-888-663-3488), visit MOFFITT.org, and follow the momentum on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube 

About the Best and Brightest Programs
The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® competition identifies and honors organizations that display a commitment to excellence in operations and employee enrichment that lead to increased productivity and financial performance. This competition scores potential winners based on regional data of company performance and a set standard across the nation. This national program celebrates those companies that are making better business, creating richer lives and building a stronger community as a whole.

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