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Powered by Excellence

The health professionals and employees who power Samaritan are distinguished by their commitment to make a positive difference in the health of their patients, themselves and their community. We see this commitment reflected in state and national recognition.

An Award-Winning Employer

Samaritan Health Services takes pride in providing a culture and environment that makes its employees proud and is increasingly receiving statewide and national awards and recognition.

  • Bronze recognition from the American Medical Association Joy in Medicine™ Health System Recognition Program for dedication to building well-being and reducing physician burnout.

  • Level 7 in Digital Health Most Wired Survey by College of Healthcare Information Management Executives: 2021.

  • Military Friendly Employer from 2017 to 2023.

  • Portland Business Journal’s Healthiest Employer of 5,000+ employees.

    • Ranked first: 2020, 2019, 2018.

    • Ranked third: 2021.

    • Ranked fifth: 2022.

  • Portland Business Journal’s Healthiest Employer of 1,500+ employees.

    • Ranked first: 2017,2016, 2014, 2013.

    • Ranked third: 2015.

  • Named one of three national finalists for the Foster G. McGaw Prize for Excellence in Community Service: 2018.

  • Ranked in top 20% of nation’s 115 medium sized health systems (analysis conducted by Truven Health): 2017.

  • Platinum Fit-Friendly Worksite as designated by the American Heart Association: 2016..

  • Third among 100 Healthiest Workplaces in America: 2014

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Recognized for Quality

Samaritan’s focus on excellence has earned a variety of awards, recognitions and designations for our hospitals and programs.