July 10, 2019
Members of Generation Y are #Adulting in healthcare

ARLINGTON, Texas — Texas Health Resources is proud to announce it ranked No. 23 on the list of Best Workplaces for Millennials by Fortune and Great Place to Work.®

Currently, 37 percent of the 23,774 Texas Health employees are millennials. Texas Health anticipates millennials will become the largest segment of employees by December 2019.

Members of Millennial workforce“We recognize the unique viewpoint every generation brings to the table to help us grow,” said Michelle Kirby, executive vice president and Texas Health’s chief people officer. “We’re grateful to be represented on this list. It reflects our strong culture and each individual's commitment to living Our Texas Health PromiseSM."

The millennial generation — also known as Generation Y — born between 1980 and 2000, are digital natives who feel at home on the internet and they’re shaking up the workforce. According to Forbes, millennials want flexibility and unconventional work structures and value more feedback than previous generations.

Meghan Eurich is a 25-year-old nurse who works on the labor and delivery unit at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford.

“I applied at Texas Health because I wanted to help others and truly make a difference,” said Eurich, B.S.N., R.N. III. “I like working with a diverse staff of all ages and having flexibility in my work schedule.”

Other millennials say they’re looking forward to the future of healthcare with more technology advancements.

Texas Health is the largest Dallas-Fort Worth employer to make the list and one of five health care employers.

The rankings for the Best Workplaces for Millennials are based on feedback from employees surveyed at organizations that have locations nationwide. Participants answered questions about a variety of topics, including being treated with respect, opportunities for professional development and team work.

Follow this link to see the full list of Best Workplaces for Millennials.

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About Texas Health Resources

Texas Health Resources is a faith-based, nonprofit health system that cares for more patients in North Texas than any other provider. With a service area that consists of 16 counties and more than 7 million people, the system is committed to providing quality, coordinated care through its Texas Health Physicians Group and 29 hospital locations under the banners of Texas Health Presbyterian, Texas Health Arlington Memorial, Texas Health Harris Methodist and Texas Health Huguley. Texas Health access points and services, ranging from acute-care hospitals and trauma centers to outpatient facilities and home health and preventive services, provide the full continuum of care for all stages of life. The system has more than 4,100 licensed hospital beds, 6,400 physicians with active staff privileges and more than 26,000 employees. For more information about Texas Health, call 1-877-THR-WELL, or visit www.TexasHealth.org.  

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