HopeWest Ranks among best places to work

Christy Whitney

HopeWest in Grand Junction continues to rank among the best places to work in health care based on the 2021 results of a magazine survey.

The hospice, palliative care and grief organization ranked 17th among providers and insurers as well as fourth in the family friendliest category by the Modern Healthcare trade publication. HopeWest has received recognition four times

“We know to care for others, we must first care for our staff,” said Christy Whitney, president and chief executive officer of HopeWest. “With the past year being especially challenging for the health care industry, I’m glad that everything HopeWest did as an organization to support our employees is recognized with an award like Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work. I’m also very proud that we are recognized as a family-friendly workplace. Providing our dedicated staff with a healthy work-life balance is important to us and our community.”

The awards program recognizes workplaces that empower employees to provide patients and customers with the best care, products, and services.

Modern Healthcare announced the rankings at its Places to Work Gala in Chicago. Hopewest and other winners were featured in a special supplement published in the Sept. 20 issue of Modern

HopeWest operates an in-patient hospice center in Grand Junction and also provides hospice, palliative care and grief support services in an 8,000 square-mile region of Western Colorado. For more information, call 241-2212 or visit www.HopeWestCO.org.