Carolinas HealthCare System Is Named a Top 10 2017 Military Friendly® Employer and a 2017 Military Friendly® Spouse Employer

02.19.2017 Atrium Health News

CHARLOTTE, N.C., February 10, 2017 – Carolinas HealthCare System (CHS) announced that it has earned the 2017 Military Friendly® Employer designation by Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs®, STEM Jobs®, and Military Spouse. It has been ranked number 7 in the U.S. in the Non-Profit category. It has also been named a 2017 Military Friendly® Spouse Employer. Each year, the list of Military Friendly® Employers is provided to service members and their families, helping them discover the best post-military career opportunities available.

Companies and organizations earning the Military Friendly® Employer designation were evaluated using both public data sources and responses from Victory Media’s survey. More than 200 companies participated in the survey. Final ratings were determined by combining an organization’s survey score with an assessment of the organization’s ability to meet thresholds for Applicant, New Hire Retention, Employee Turnover, and Promotion & Advancement of veterans and military employees. For more on the assessment process, visit

Victory Media specifically cites Carolinas HealthCare System’s efforts in Hiring & Onboarding, Culture & Commitment, Support & Retention, and Policies & Compliance as areas of excellence in being named as a Top 10 Military Friendly® Employer.

Carolinas HealthCare System is committed to hiring military talent, knowing first-hand that recruiting veterans and military spouses is not only the “right thing to do,” but the right thing for the patients the System serves. “Veterans have a proven set of leadership skills and a strong sense of service, which align to our mission: ‘to improve Health, elevate Hope and advance Healing – for all,’” said Dr. David Callaway, Emergency Department Physician and Navy Veteran. “Our 1,600 veteran and active-duty military teammates have unparalleled dedication to team, correlating directly with our core values of Caring, Commitment, Integrity and Teamwork.”

Victory Media is a small business that connects the military community to civilian employment, educational and entrepreneurial opportunities through its G.I. Jobs®, Military Spouse, Vetrepreneur®, STEM Jobs® and Military Friendly® brands.

About Carolinas HealthCare System

Carolinas HealthCare System, one of the nation’s leading and most innovative healthcare organizations, provides a full spectrum of healthcare and wellness programs throughout North and South Carolina. Its diverse network of care locations includes academic medical centers, hospitals, freestanding emergency departments, physician practices, surgical and rehabilitation centers, home health agencies, nursing homes and behavioral health centers, as well as hospice and palliative care services. Carolinas HealthCare System works to enhance the overall health and wellbeing of its communities through high quality patient care, education and research programs, and numerous collaborative partnerships and initiatives.