Forbes Magazine names Baptist Health Jacksonville one of Florida’s Best Employers

Health system ranked No. 1 in Jacksonville; top 10 company in the state

Jacksonville, Fla., September 15, 2021 – Baptist Health Jacksonville has been named one of Florida’s best employers by Forbes magazine. In its annual “America’s Best Employers by State 2021” list, Baptist Health is ranked No. 1 among all ranked employers in Jacksonville in any industry, and No. 10 among all 100 ranked companies in Florida.

Further, Baptist Health ranked No. 3 among all ranked health care providers in the state, and was the only North Florida health care provider among the top three.

The award methodology was based on surveys of Americans working for businesses with at least 500 employees who were asked to rate their employers on various criteria, including workplace safety, competitive compensation, advancement opportunities, and openness to telecommuting. Surveys were anonymous, allowing participants to respond freely. The final list ranked 1,328 employers who received the greatest number of recommendations in each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia (D.C.). Then it was broken down into the top 100 companies in each state and D.C. Forbes partnered with Statista, Inc., a global market research firm, to compile the annual list.

“To be recognized as a best employer speaks to the quality of our employees and their commitment to our patients, our community and one another,” said Michael A. Mayo, DHA, FACHE, president and CEO of Baptist Health. “This recognition is very affirming for us as we place a high priority on attracting and retaining the best employees.”


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About Baptist Health

Baptist Health is a faith-based, mission-driven system in Northeast Florida comprised of Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville; Baptist Medical Center Beaches; Baptist Medical Center Nassau; Baptist Medical Center South; Baptist Clay Medical Campus and – the region’s only children’s hospital.  All Baptist Health hospitals, along with Baptist Home Health Care, have achieved Magnet™ status for excellence in patient care. Baptist Health is part of Coastal Community Health, a highly integrated regional hospital network focused on significant initiatives designed to enhance the quality and value of care provided to our contiguous communities. Baptist Health has the area’s only dedicated heart hospital; orthopedic institute; women’s services; neurological institute, including comprehensive neurosurgical services, a comprehensive stroke center and two primary stroke centers; a Bariatric Center of Excellence; a full range of psychology and psychiatry services; urgent care services; and primary and specialty care physicians’ offices throughout Northeast Florida. The Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Center is a regional destination for multidisciplinary cancer care, which is clinically integrated with the MD Anderson Cancer Center, the internationally renowned cancer treatment and research institution in Houston. For more details, visit

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