Best Places to Work in IT 2016 Employer Profile

No. 11, Midsize

Lafayette General Health

Lafayette, La. [South Atlantic]
Lafayette General Health
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Why you want to work there

Career development is a priority at this southwestern Louisiana healthcare organization, where every IT employee meets one on one over lunch with a senior leader to discuss career plans and skills development. Outstanding performances are rewarded with gifts, on- and off-site celebrations and time off. Lafayette General Health encourages employees to grow professionally by taking classes, attending conferences and pursuing opportunities to take the helm of innovative projects alongside a more senior leader. Employees are allowed to set up flexible schedules that give them the latitude to attend to family needs.

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 4,200

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 91

IT employee turnover in 2015: 5%

IT promotions in 2015: 6%


Training days offered per IT employee in 2015: 3

Training budget per IT employee in 2015: $1,099

PTO and Healthcare

Days of paid time off after one year of service: 20

Days of paid time off after 10 years of service: 29

Percentage of employee health insurance premium paid by employer: 70%