Otterbein SeniorLife Marblehead receives Bronze Employer of Choice designation for Workforce Excellence


MARBLEHEADOtterbein SeniorLife Marblehead has received a Bronze Employer of Choice designation through the 2019-2020 LeadingAge Ohio Employer of Choice Initiative. Otterbein Marblehead was one of only 23 organizations statewide within LeadingAge Ohio’s 400+ members to receive a prestigious Employer of Choice designation.

“Through LeadingAge Ohio’s Employer of Choice program, members can demonstrate that they strive not just to be residences or providers of choice, but to be employers of choice as well,” said LeadingAge Ohio President & CEO Kathryn Brod. “The Employer of Choice designation recognizes our members that are making strides to distinguish their organizations from competitors on metrics related to employee satisfaction, staffing-related outcomes, and other measures of workplace excellence.”
“We strive every day to focus on each partner as an individual,” said Jen Lenthe, Executive Director at Otterbein Marblehead. “Appreciating and recognizing partners for their daily hard work is a focus that is extremely important to us! We are so excited to be recognized as a Bronze level employer.”

The LeadingAge Ohio Employer of Choice recognition program requires applicant organizations to have a 3-star or better rating on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Five-Star Quality Rating System, and an occupancy rate of 80% or higher for at least one year as of the date of application for newly-opened communities.

Other criteria include: employee satisfaction surveys; ODA Long-Term Care Ombudsman Resident Survey; 90-day turnover rate; annual retention and audited financial statements.

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