General Medical Center is committed to diversity
by providing an environment where every individual
is respected, honored and supported. Each employee
has equal opportunity and support to achieve his/her
full potential, in an organization where human differences
in no way interfere with the ability or willingness
to recognize, support and reward. We strive to provide
an environment that is open and creative and inspires
best efforts and results, and where cooperation
and teamwork thrive along with each individual's
personal growth and contribution.
Akron General Medical Center, we accept the moral
and practical imperatives of our changing society,
as well as the impacts of these changes on our personal
and professional lives. We value and seek the strengths
of human variety with respect to age, culture, gender,
national origin, personal values and beliefs, physical
abilities, race and religion. In principle and in
practice, Akron General Medical Center commits time
and resources to increasing diversity of our workforce.
believe that diversity is about values and relationships.
Building and maintaining a diversified workforce
is essential to our business success. Diversity
directly impacts Akron General Medical Center in
the following ways:
builds value for our communities, our people,
our company and our patients.
makes us better neighbors in our communities.
makes our workforce more reflective of the patients
entrusted in our care.
makes us a better employer and business partner.
helps us compete more effectively.
subscribe to a common mission to improve the health
and lives of our patients and community. We consider
one another as equals in pursuit of our common goals
-- none more or less protected, entitled or worthy
of personal respect than another -- and all contributing
to an integrated whole made stronger by our mutual
commitment. The result is that both individuals
and the organization itself achieve the highest
standards of performance and potential.
Date Updated: 13-JAN-2005