Best Places to Work in IT 2013 Employer Profile

No. 53

Ascension Health

St. Louis, Mo. [North Central]
http://www.ascensionhealth.org
http://ahis.ascensionhealth.org

Why you want to work there

Continuous learning is the hallmark of this nonprofit health system in St. Louis. Employees are offered anytime, anywhere learning through e-learning courseware Skillsoft and Wisetail. The Wisetail learning tool allows employees to share knowledge and work together in real time. Employees have access to all of Ascension's learning resources through a SharePoint page. Two instructor-led programs help employees understand the organizational structure of the IT group and enable them to practice using the resources that will help them grow and develop in the organization.

Rank by company size:
Large, No. 26

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 122,000

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 2,276

IT employee turnover in 2012: 9%

IT promotions in 2012: 6%

Training

Training days offered per IT employee in 2012: 5

Training budget per IT employee in 2012: $501

Women in IT

Total percentage of women within IT: 41%

Percentage of IT managers who are women: 38%

Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are women: 42%

Minorities in IT

Total percentage of minorities within IT: 17%

Percentage of IT managers who are minorities: 10%

Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are minorities: 18%