Best Places to Work - The Journal Record 2018 - Page 17

#6 Large Employer Website: 180medical.com Twitter Handle: @180medical U.S. Corporate Headquarters: Oklahoma City Industry: Health care Status: Subsidiary of a Public Company U.S. Employees: 360 Oklahoma Employees: 360 Year Founded: 2002 Company Leader: Ron Howell, President 1 80 Medical works hard to offer a fun atmosphere for em- ployees while also providing top-notch customer service to patients. 180 Medical provides intermittent catheters and ostomy supplies. The company is known for its integrity and the difference it makes in the lives of those it serves, but it also places importance on offering that same services to the employ- ees. Through promoting a healthy work environment with an on-site workout facility and continental breakfast options, 180 Medical strives to ensure all employees are happy and healthy. The company works to provide manager and supervisor seminars to the management team to ensure growth and proper management techniques. For all employees, 180 Medical’s wellness program encourages healthy living through walking or exercise challenges, on-site massages designed to reduce stress and “lunch and learn” training events to pro- mote education. “180 is a great place to work because of its employees,” said Karen Brantner, office coordinator. “Everyone I have encountered has been friendly, professional, and happy. It The Journal Record is great to know I am working for a company that provides an environment that the employees strive to be their best at everything they do.” On top of a generous paid-time-off policy and full bene- fits package, company perks include tuition reimbursement, casual clothes dress code, potluck food days, annual bowling night, decoration contests and more. “Our company has always been known for our great plans and low cost. We pay 100 percent of the premium on medical, dental, life insurance and long term disability for employees. We also pay 60 percent coverage on medical and dental for dependents,” said 180 Medical President Ron Howell. In addition, the company celebrates employee milestone anniversaries and make it a point to recognize those who go above and beyond at its quarterly meetings. “I love working for a company that I know is making a positive impact on people’s lives by the tenets of the 180 Way,” said Shree Ranebenur, documentation specialist. “I love knowing that my co-workers share the same values and we are here for the same mission – to turn people’s lives around. I appreciate our awesome benefits and perks. I also love that I am trusted to my job to the best of my ability.” 2018 Best Places to Work 17