May 2009

Saint Francis Receives Award for Recruitment, Retention


Grand Island, NE

Saint Francis Medical Center received the 2008 Spirit of Excellence Award for Team from Modern Healthcare magazine. The award recognizes Saint Francis’ top-to-bottom overhaul of its recruiting and retention practices, which reduced the hospital’s job vacancy rate to 2.6 percent and its turnover rate to 14.7 percent. In addition to an award plaque, Saint Francis received a check for $5,000.