BayCare Named a Forbes Top Employer 2016

April 04, 2016

CLEARWATER, Fla., (April 4, 2016) – BayCare, the largest community-based health system in the Tampa Bay area, has been named one of “America’s Best Employers” by Forbes for the second year in a row and has moved up in the rankings. BayCare was ranked No.75 overall on the list of 500 employers.  BayCare is also one of only 25 employers listed in the health care category.  

“We are honored to be recognized for the second year in a row as a top employer by Forbes. Our most valuable resource is our team members.  They are the ones who make us who we are as an organization,” said Steve Mason, CEO of BayCare. “They bring their best efforts and positive attitudes to work every day, and we return their loyalty by being an employer who values what they do for our communities and the patients we serve.”

The employers on the Forbes list were chosen based on an independent survey by  of 30,000 American employees working for large and mid-size U.S. firms, divisions of international companies, or institutions (including hospitals and government agencies).  Respondents were asked to rate 30 work related attributes including how likely they would be to recommend their employer to someone else.

The anonymous survey was conducted through online access panels.  The results of the survey identified America’s 500 best large and best 250 mid-sized employers across 25 industry sectors.  

To view the 2016 Forbes list of America’s Best Employers, visit 

About BayCare Health System

BayCare is a leading not-for-profit health care system that connects individuals and families to a wide range of services at 14 hospitals and hundreds of other convenient locations throughout the Tampa Bay and central Florida regions. Inpatient and outpatient services include acute care, primary care, imaging, laboratory, behavioral health, home care, and wellness. Our mission is to improve the health of all we serve through community-owned, health care services that set the standard for high-quality, compassionate care. For more information visit