Palmer #3 in Top Workplace

PLHC is an Iowa Top Workplace

Palmer Lutheran Health Center is pleased to announce that it has been selected as one of Iowa’s Top Workplaces. The Top Workplaces are determined based solely on employee feedback. The survey is conducted by WorkplaceDynamics, LLP, a leading research firm on organizational health and employee engagement. WorkplaceDynamics conducts regional Top Workplaces programs with more than 30 major publishing partners and recognizes a National list of Top Workplaces. Over the past year, more than 4,500 organizations and 1 in every 100 employees in the U.S. have turned to WorkplaceDynamics to better understand what’s on the minds of their employees.
“We work very hard to be flexible and promote a healthy work/life balance. We promote a family friendly workplace. We strive to be a workplace of choice in our community,” states CEO Deb Chensvold. “We recognize that our employees are our greatest asset. Satisfied employees provide better quality of care. Palmer Lutheran is a vital part of our community and staff are proud to be part of this organization because they recognize that their work is meaningful and is making a difference in the lives of their family and friends.”

The Des Moines Register published the complete list of Top Workplaces on Sunday, September 23rd. For more information about the Top Workplaces lists and WorkplaceDynamics, please visit

Employee Vicki Starks says, “I pursed a position here because of PLHC’s positive and favorable reputation in our community. I wanted a job where I could work with people and that was close to home. The best thing is working with all of Palmer’s employees and the positive friendly atmosphere. The fact that Palmer truly cares about their employees. Palmer supports the importance of family and is willing to accommodate employees dealing with family issues. Life is good when you enjoy coming work every day! And, Palmer employees enjoy working here, which creates a positive, happy and health work environment! If you want to work in a medical environment that puts their patients first, provides quality health care, is close to home, cares very much about their employees and families, creates a positive, happy and healthy atmosphere, and provides fun employee activities for all, then come to work for Palmer!”

Palmer Lutheran Health Center (PLHC) is a progressive, not-for-profit 25-bed Critical Access Hospital situated between the scenic hills and prairies in northeast Iowa. Located in West Union, Iowa, seat of government for Fayette County, the hospital serves a population base in excess of 15,000. The hospital is affiliated with Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center, LaCrosse, Wisconsin and is devoted to providing excellence in medical care in a compassionate, caring atmosphere. For more information on employment opportunities or Palmer Lutheran Health Center in general , visit