PEORIA, Ill. — OSF HealthCare has been named one of the best employers in the country for 2019 by Forbes magazine, and the highest ranked Illinois-based health care system earning the distinction, for the second year in a row.
OSF HealthCare is ranked 118 out of companies nationwide with over 1,000 employees. The Peoria-based health system is owned and operated by The Sisters of the Third Order of St. Francis. OSF HealthCare employs nearly 21,000 employees in 126 locations, including 13 hospitals throughout Illinois and Michigan.
“To receive recognition from Forbes magazine for a second year in a row as one of the best employers in the country is extremely rewarding,” said Bob Sehring, CEO, OSF HealthCare. “This is a testament to the work members of our leadership team put in, connecting with our Mission Partners to ensure that they know how much they are valued as we all carry out the Sisters’ Mission to serve with the greatest care and love.”
OSF was the top Illinois health care system and the third highest employer out of the 34 Illinois employers that made the list. OSF HealthCare was the eighth-highest ranked health care provider nationwide out of 25 that made the list.