Newsroom Cox Monett named to Modern Healthcare’s 2020 Best Places to Work in Healthcare list Posted by Janell Patton on July 27, 2020 For the third year in a row, Cox Monett Hospital has been selected by Modern Healthcare as one of the 2020 Best Places to Work in Healthcare.Cox Monett is the only hospital in Missouri to be named to this prestigious list. “I am so proud to be a part of CoxHealth, a health system that values its employees and does the right thing even during difficult times,” said Darren Bass, president of Cox Monett. “Being recognized nationally for three years in a row reaffirms just how strong our culture is that we have built here. Cox Monett is a great place to work with compassionate, caring people who are committed to delivering high-quality health care.” This award program identifies and recognizes outstanding employers in the healthcare industry nationwide. Modern Healthcare partners with the Best Companies Group on the assessment process, which includes an extensive employee survey."It has been an especially trying year for the world, and healthcare in particular as COVID-19 ravages our communities and your workplaces," said Aurora Aguilar, Modern Healthcare's editor. "But the organizations recognized on this year's list rose to the top and continued to be a source of strength for their teammates. They have seen their colleagues fall ill to the virus and struggled with the economic impact of the pandemic. The loyalty and trust between employers and their workers is being put to the test now more than ever. We congratulate the Best Places to Work in Healthcare for continuing to serve their workforce and communities during such an unprecedented time."Cox Monett will find out their ranking on the Best Places list and be celebrated at the 2020 Best Places to Work in Healthcare awards gala taking place virtually on October 8.Modern Healthcare will publish a special supplement featuring a ranked list of all the winners along with the October 12 issue.Photo: Cox Monett celebrated their No. 15 ranking on Modern Healthcare’s 2019 Best Places to Work in Healthcare list with a pancake breakfast. Karyn Shepard, lab technician, enjoyed the delicious flapjacks served to her by Heidi Clark, nurse manager of the ER and Darren Bass, president of Cox Monett. This year’s celebration has been postponed due to COVID-19.