SLCH Certified As Great Place To Work

SLCH Certified As Great Place To Work


Newburgh, NY –— St. Luke's Cornwall Hospital (SLCH) has been certified as a great workplace by the independent analysts at Great Place to Work®.  SLCH has earned this credential based on extensive ratings provided by its employees in anonymous surveys. A summary of these ratings can be found at

“Being named a Great Place to Work® validates what we all know to be true,” said Joan Cusack-McGuirk, SLCH President and CEO. “We are truly a family at St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital, providing compassionate care to our friends and neighbors in the community. This is a terrific tribute to the culture that exists throughout our organization. I am incredibly proud.”

Survey results highlighted the way SLCH employees take pride in their jobs, the communication that exists amongst coworkers, and the organizations overall contribution to the community. SLCH is the first and only hospital in the Hudson Valley Region to be certified as a Great Place to Work® and is one of only 23 hospitals in the United States to receive this recognition. Other members in this select group include The Mayo Clinic, Cleveland Clinic and St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital. 

"We applaud St. Luke's Cornwall Hospital for seeking certification and releasing its employees' feedback," said Kim Peters, Executive Vice President of Great Place to Work's Certification Program. "These ratings measure its capacity to earn its own employees' trust and create a great workplace - critical metrics that anyone considering working for or doing business with St. Luke's Cornwall Hospital should take into account as an indicator of high performance."

St. Luke's Cornwall Hospital employees completed 307 surveys, resulting in a 90 percent confidence level and a margin of error of ± 3.89. For more information regarding the results, please visit:

About St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospita

St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital (SLCH) is a not-for-profit community hospital with campuses in Newburgh and Cornwall, NY. The hospital is dedicated to serving the health care needs of the Hudson Valley and has achieved excellence in the delivery of compassionate and comprehensive health care services. SLCH is also recognized as an industry leader in using information technology to improve patient care, by winning the Most Wired Award for the third year in a row. In January 2016, SLCH officially partnered with Montefiore Health System to strengthen the delivery of health care locally and enhance access to exceptional specialty care for Hudson Valley residents. 

About Great Place to Work®

Great Place to Work® is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. Through proprietary assessment tools, advisory services, and certification programs, including Best Workplaces lists and workplace reviews, Great Place to Work® provides the benchmarks, framework, and expertise needed to create, sustain, and recognize outstanding workplace cultures. In the United States, Great Place to Work® produces the annual Fortune "100 Best Companies to Work For®" list and a series of Great Place to Work® Best Workplaces lists including lists for Millennials, Women, Diversity, Small and Medium Companies and over a half dozen different industry lists.

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