Best Places to Work in IT 2016 Employer Profile

No. 8, Large

Sharp HealthCare

San Diego, Calif. [Pacific]
Sharp Healthcare

Why you want to work there

Employees in the information systems department at this San Diego-based group of hospitals and healthcare facilities are encouraged to share their thoughts and innovative ideas on topics ranging from improving their immediate work environment to supporting Sharp's overall mission. The IS department has a group called the Employee Action Team that helps guide improvements to the employee experience. The department also has awards programs that recognize a standout employee monthly, an exceptional leader quarterly and an employee of the year annually.

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 17,451

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 465

IT employee turnover in 2015: 12%

IT promotions in 2015: 10%


Training days offered per IT employee in 2015: 3

Training budget per IT employee in 2015: $2,202

PTO and Healthcare

Days of paid time off after one year of service: 25

Days of paid time off after 10 years of service: 35

Percentage of employee health insurance premium paid by employer: 98%