Encompass Health of Waco wins TWC’s Local Employer of Excellence

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Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Waco received the 2022 Local Employer of Excellence award, which is awarded to one private-sector employer from each of the state’s 28 local Workforce Development Boards. The award honors employers for the positive impact their efforts and initiatives have on their workers, community and other local employers.

Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Waco is a national leader in integrated healthcare services offering facility- and home-based patient care through its medical network.

Encompass Health opened its 40-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital in Robinson in August 2021 and has since been an integral part of the Heart of Texas workforce development efforts by participating in local hiring fairs and future workforce initiatives such as the annual YES! Expo, the premier career exploration event for youth. Encompass Health currently employs 141 team members and plans to increase their local workforce significantly.

“Encompass Health is very intentional in making every employee a part of the team through their on-boarding process, which helps to retain employees and make them competitive in the marketplace,” said Jose Palacios, business solutions manager for Workforce Solutions for the Heart of Texas. “Their partnership is important to the growth and competitiveness of our workforce, and we are pleased to recognize them for their ongoing efforts.”

To learn more at Freestone County Times: freestonecountytimesonline.com/heart-of-texas-wins-statewide-employer-award-plus-two-others-at-annual-workforce-conference/

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