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Great Place to Work Institute and Activated Insights Honors Franciscan Communities with Certification as a Great Place to Work

February 26, 2024 - Corporate

Great Place to Work Certified-2023-2024.

LEMONT, IL– Great Place to Work Institute and its senior care partner Activated Insights have honored Franciscan Communities with certification as a Great Place to Work. The certification process involved surveying 100% of associates from across Franciscan’s locations and evaluating more than 60 elements of team members’ experience on the job. These included employee pride in the organization’s community impact, belief that their work makes a difference, and feeling their work has special meaning. 

“I am so honored that we’ve received the Great Place to Work recognition, an achievement of Franciscan Communities commitment of enabling our associates to thrive professionally and personally,” stated Regina Umanskiy, President and CEO of Franciscan Ministries. Umanskiy added, “Our Ministry is based on a mission of serving others. We, as a team, bring forward the legacy of our Foundress, Mother Mary Theresa Dudzik, of caring for those in need – whether through our senior living services, providing shelter to victims of domestic abuse or helping young high school woman fulfill their higher education dreams. And in this, there is purpose – a purpose to serve – helping to impact the lives of so many people with the services we provide.” 

“We applaud Franciscan Communities for seeking certification and publicly sharing its associates’ feedback,” said Dr. Jacquelyn Kung, of Great Place to Work’s senior care partner Activated Insights. “These ratings measure its capacity to earn its own associates’ trust and create a great workplace for high performance.” 

Franciscan Communities part of Franciscan Ministries has been serving those in need for 129 years. Choosing a career path at Franciscan Ministries, means becoming part of something bigger; and to become an integral part of making a difference in the lives of men, women, children and older adults. Franciscan Ministries is deeply rooted in its values, with a rich legacy and a diverse and inclusive culture that puts people first while creating purpose for our associates and residents in an environment that values transparency, innovation, success and life.

About Franciscan Ministries 

Franciscan Communities is a subsidiary of Franciscan Ministries, sponsored by the Franciscan Sisters of Chicago. Franciscan Ministries is a mission-driven, nonprofit Catholic senior living organization offering independent living, assisted living, skilled nursing, post-acute rehabilitation, memory care and community-based services. In addition, Franciscan Ministries provides third-party management services through Franciscan Advisory Services. Our charitable programs include a domestic violence prevention center and shelter, and we provide scholarships and educational support for students attending an all-girls Catholic high school in the Chicago area.

Find your purpose with a career at Franciscan Ministries. Visit our careers page to learn more today! 

About Activated Insights and Great Place to Work

Activated Insights is the senior care affiliate of Great Place to Work, the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. Through its aging services certification program, Activated Insights helps Great Place to Work recognize outstanding workplace cultures in the aging services industry and produce the annual Fortune “Best Workplaces for Aging Services™” as well as other Great Place to Work Best Workplaces lists for Millennials, Women, Diversity, Small & Medium Companies, and various regions. Through its employee engagement platform, Activated Insights helps clients create great workplaces that outpace peers on key business metrics like revenue growth, profitability, and retention.