Best Places to Work in IT 2016 Employer Profile

No. 19, Large

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Philadelphia, Pa. [Mid Atlantic]
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Why you want to work there

The IT department at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is committed to supporting the organization's clinical and business customers with safe, secure systems. CHOP prioritizes work/life balance. Internal IT department wellness activities include bike rides and mural walks during the organization's Health Information Technology (HIT) week. The hospital is committed to career development, offering an internal training program known as the Career Leadership Institute, as well as tuition reimbursement, stretch assignments and clear paths for professional growth. Some tech staffers have the opportunity to work from home.

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 11,893

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 541

IT employee turnover in 2015: 6%

IT promotions in 2015: 12%


Training days offered per IT employee in 2015: 5

Training budget per IT employee in 2015: $924

PTO and Healthcare

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

Days of paid time off after 10 years of service: 30

Percentage of employee health insurance premium paid by employer: 80%