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WellSpan Health Recognized as One of America’s Greatest Workplaces for Women

WellSpan Health, a healthcare system in Pennsylvania, has been recognized as one of America’s Greatest Workplaces for Women in 2023 by Newsweek. This acknowledgement is a result of WellSpan’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and its innovative workplace solutions. WellSpan received a five-star equality score, the only healthcare system in Pennsylvania to do so, based on categories such as compensation and benefits, work-life balance, and proactive management of a diverse workforce.

With over 80% of its 20,000 team members being women, WellSpan is focused on providing opportunities, benefits, and services to support women and ensure that all team members at all career levels can excel. This recognition is based on a survey of more than 37,000 female employees and a large-scale employer study based on over 224,000 company reviews by Newsweek and Plant-A Insights Group.

WellSpan provides competitive benefits packages, including expanded coverage for fertility and adoption, loan forgiveness, tuition reimbursement, and career development programs, as well as an innovative and flexible in-house traveling nurse program. The healthcare system is also committed to partnering with local colleges to develop programs that attract the brightest health science graduates to make a difference in healthcare in South Central Pennsylvania.

To learn more about career opportunities and benefits at WellSpan, visit


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