Best Places to Work in IT 2017 Employer Profile

No. 22, Large

Cedars-Sinai Health System

Los Angeles, Calif. [Pacific]
Cedars-Sinai Health System
Credit: Al Cuizon Senior Photo & Video Specialist, Content Development/Cedars-Sinai

Why you want to work there

The IT staff at this Los Angeles-based healthcare system can access the latest technologies, even some that may not be available to other hospital IT departments. Cedars-Sinai Health System partners with startup companies to design, develop and enhance products for healthcare settings, giving its tech workers opportunities to deploy innovative, cutting-edge applications to change how healthcare systems are run. The IT department's research and development team helps develop, test and refine the use of emerging technologies. A strong benefits package includes a variety of choices of medical care plans.

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 14,151

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 551

IT employee turnover in 2016: 7%

IT promotions in 2016: 14%


Training days offered per IT employee in 2016: No set maximum

Training budget per IT employee in 2016: $1,779

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: 95%