Modern "Workscape" Created to Make Associates Proud of the Place They Live
Alpharetta, Ga. (Vocus) November 12, 2008-- Jackson Healthcare (JH) dedicated its new corporate headquarters on October 17, 2008. The building houses the six operating companies and over 400 associates of JH that are based in Atlanta. Associates had significant input into the design of the building from planning their individual company work areas to providing significant impetus for creating a physical fitness center, restaurant, and other common areas. According to Shane Jackson, Executive Vice-President for Jackson Healthcare, "This building is dedicated to our associates and is proof of our investment in our people. We support their living a holistic life. The 'workscapes' are designed to give a roomy and comfortable feeling. Down to the smallest detail, we selected furnishings, artwork, carpet, and wall colors so that our associates would be proud of where they live during the day."
In his remarks, Richard L. Jackson, Chairman and CEO of Jackson Healthcare, stated: "May this building provide an atmosphere and environment for our Associates to accomplish greatness. May this building help Jackson Healthcare achieve success through service to our customers. May it help achieve significance in our supporting our charities working with the community. And may it help us create a legacy through our creativity and wisdom to make a difference in the world."
The following are some quick facts about the new facility:
With over 400 associates in Alpharetta, Ga., and a total of 600 nationally, JH serves more than three million patients in some 1,000 hospitals each year. With a 53-percent compound annual growth rate between its founding in 2000 and year-end 2007, the company ranked seventh on Atlanta Business Chronicle's "Pacesetters" list of Atlanta's fastest-growing companies in 2007 and 2008. JH was ranked the 5th largest Healthcare Staffing Company by Staffing Industry Analyst Report in October, 2008. JH also was named to the Inc. 500 list in 2004; to the Inc. 5000 in 2007 and 2008; and as one of "Atlanta's Best Places to Work" by the Atlanta Business Chronicle in 2007 and 2008. The firm's operating entities include: Jackson & Coker, Jackson Hospital Affiliates, Jackson Therapy Partners, LocumTenens.com, Parker Staffing Services, Patient Placement Systems, Premier Anesthesia, StatCom, and Travel Nurse Solutions.
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