Finger Lakes Health Systems Agency has been certified as a great workplace by the independent analysts at Great Place to Work®. Finger Lakes Health Systems Agency earned this credential based on extensive ratings provided by its employees in anonymous surveys. A summary of these ratings can be found here.

“We are honored that FLHSA has been certified as a Great Place to Work,” said Trilby de Jung, CEO of FLHSA. “Our employees are our most valuable resource, and we are committed to creating an environment in which they are deeply engaged and have fun with their colleagues.”

Great Place to Work® defines a great workplace as a place where employees trust the people they work for, have pride in what they do, feel respected by management, believe that management policies and procedures are fair and experience camaraderie with their colleagues.

In the anonymous survey:

•  98 percent of FLHSA employees said they feel good about the ways they contribute to the community

•  90 percent said that they felt a sense of pride when reviewing their accomplishments

•  88 percent said employees at FLHSA celebrate special events and care about each other

FLHSA staff

Finger Lakes Health Systems Agency staff members gathered for a group photo in September at the annual staff Tailgate Party, which featured food, games and crafts.

In written responses, many employees commended the agency’s new work policies, including the option to flex time and work from home. The agency’s page on the Great Places to Work website highlights its benefits package, including generous retirement contributions and 31 days of paid time off for full time employees.

FLHSA joins the ranks of Great Place to Work-certified businesses that locally include Wegmans, Dixon Schwabl and Lifetime Healthcare Companies (Excellus BCBS) and nationally include Google, Ikea, and Salesforce.

"We applaud Finger Lakes Health Systems Agency for seeking certification and releasing its employees' feedback," said Kim Peters, Vice President of Great Place to Work's Recognition Program. "These ratings measure its capacity to earn its own employees' trust and create a great workplace - critical metrics that anyone considering working for or doing business with Finger Lakes Health Systems Agency should take into account as an indicator of high performance."

According to the survey, 71 percent of Finger Lakes Health Systems Agency employees said it is a great workplace.