“We’re both physicians. [My husband is] employed by Valley Health. I’m in private practice. We have schedules that are very different and very difficult,” said Dr. Yekaterina Rabkin, who uses the
The center watches over children from six weeks to 12 years old. It is an exclusive perk to Valley Health employees, and one of the only resources like it in the area.
"Back in the 1980s it was a very popular thing for hospitals to create an affiliated child care program,” said Trena Fisher, Director of the
"At Valley Health, like at all organizations across the country, we are trying to attract high caliber individuals,” said the Vice President of Human Resources, Elizabeth Savage-Tracy. “Having a
Valley Health has over a 90 percent retention rate with employees who use the
“Healthcare is kind of a shaky arena right now,” said Fisher. “The dollars may need to go to other things that are more patient focused. But we have been successful, and our organization believes in what we're providing. We prove that we are helping to hold onto employees, and they feel it is valuable to maintain this for our corporation."
The services of the