At Encompass Home Health And Hospice, 94 percent of employees say their workplace is great.



This review is based on 843 employee surveys, with a 90% confidence level and a margin of error of ± 2.67. It was published on Sep 26, 2016. 24325 Visitors

What Employees Say

I'm proud to tell others I work here.
When I look at what we accomplish, I feel a sense of pride.
I feel good about the ways we contribute to the community.
I am able to take time off from work when I think it's necessary.
My work has special meaning: this is not "just a job".

What They Do

We asked Encompass Home Health And Hospice to explain what they do. Here is what they had to say.

Encompass is one of the largest Medicare certified Home Health, Hospice, and Pediatric services providers in the nation. Encompass provides skilled nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, and additional services to over 95,000 patients annually.

About this Company

Website: Industry: Health Care
US Headquarters: Dallas, Texas US Sites: 230
Major Locations: Dallas, Texas, Texas; Ft Worth Texas, Texas; Houston Texas, Texas; Austin, Texas, Texas US Employees: 8,232
US Revenues: $494 million Worldwide Revenues: $494 million
Corporate Structure: Private Founded: 1998

Perks and Programs

We asked Encompass Home Health And Hospice to share a few programs they feel really capture what's unique about their workplace. Here is what they had to say.

  • Flexible Schedules: Field employees are able to set their own daily work schedules, allowing them to coordinate and balance family and personal life commitments.
  • Paid Time Off: Full-time employees also accrue 30 paid days off each year (six weeks) to be used for personal needs, and that accrual starts on day 1 of employment - no waiting periods to start accruing time off!
  • Service Anniversary Celebrations: Employees who reach three, five, 10 or 20 years of service to the company attend celebration lunches or banquets held each year to recognize milestone anniversaries.
  • Encompass Scholars Program: Employees are eligible for reimbursement when they choose to pursue certain advanced certifications or degrees through the company's Encompass Scholars Program and Defendant Scholars Program. In 2014 and 2015, Encompass awarded over $97,000 in scholarships to 40+ employees and their children and grandchildren
  • Employee Recognition and Development: Encompass gives annual awards at our annual meeting. Encompass operates a program that allows supervisors to give awards to employees who have demonstrated exceptional work, service, or care. Encompass offers a variety of training programs to help employees develop and progress.
  • Company Car Program: Employees are eligible to qualify for a company car. The criteria include at least 300 miles per week and a clean driving record. Our cars come complete with a gas card and all maintenance. Employees are allowed to take ther cars home and use for personal use 10%.


$75,000 Average salary and additional cash compensation for Field clinicians 29% 401(k) match of employee's contribution, up to 3% of an employee's salary
80% Company-paid health coverage for employees 80% Company-paid health coverage for part-timers
30 hours Weekly hours required for part-timers to receive health insurance $2,500 College Tuition Reimbursement


  • 401(k)
  • Pre-tax savings account


  • Free snacks during the day
  • Free lunch on a regular, daily basis
  • Discount ticket sales
  • Free beverages during the day
  • Free breakfast foods on a regular, daily basis
  • Vehicle maintenance
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30 days Paid time off after one year of full-time employment Unlimited Paid sick days after one year of full-time employment


  • Flexible schedule (7% use it)
  • Compressed work weeks (10% use it)
  • Telecommute option (5% use it)


  • Lactation room(s)
  • Paid sick leave to care for a child or relative


  • Medical care
  • Vision care
  • Mental health care
  • Fertility treatments
  • Dental care
  • Prescription drug subsidy
  • Alternative treatments (such as acupuncture, homeopathy, or chiropractic)


  • Blood pressure screening
  • Fitness center (at some locations)
  • Flu shots
  • Subsidized offsite gym memberships


  • 'Tracey Kruse COO' is accountable to formal diversity goals for employee recruitment and retention
  • Married employees in same-sex or heterosexual relationships receive the same benefits
  • Non-birth parents in same-sex relationships can take parental leave

Executive Diversity

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How to Get Hired

We asked Encompass Home Health And Hospice for some inside information on how to get hired at the organization. Here is what they had to say.

What key characteristics tell you a prospective employee will be a great fit for your company?

At Encompass, we are looking for people who are talented and skilled, and who share our values. Our clinicians must have excellent technical skills and knowledge, but more importantly, they need to be kind, considerate, and caring individuals. They are taking care of our precious patients. As a service provider, our business will thrive or diminish based upon our interactions with our patients and our patients' clinical outcomes. So, cultural fit is key to hiring anybody. The person must be service-minded and ready to adopt our "A Better Way to Care" mission.  

What can prospective employees do to get your attention?

We love our employee referrals, and it's our number one source of hire. Engage with us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn or in person by networking with the employees at one of our 230 locations! When applying, be professional, apply to positions for which you meet the qualifications, utilize our online application process, be timely in your follow up. We are looking for attention to detail, creativity, problem-solving, and most importantly a service-minded, customer service oriented attitude.

Are there any positions or types of candidates you are particularly focused on hiring in this coming year?

We are always looking for nurses and therapists, as well as operations staff for our offices. In particular this year, we are focusing on hiring Registered Nurses, Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, and Speech Language Pathologists.

What should interested candidates do to find out more and get started?

Engage with us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn or in person by networking with the employees at one of our 230 locations! Check out all the great information on our Careers website: Watch our videos on our Vimeo page to get a sense of our culture and mission: If you find a job that interests you, then by all means - apply! :) If you do not find a job that interests you but want to stay in touch, join our talent network by clicking on our "Connect with Us" button at the bottom of our Careers website.

hiring Outlook

4,000 Job openings forecast for coming year 42% Job Growth
12 Average applicants per opening 41,171 Applications received
3,823 Positions filled in past year 45% New hires by employee referrals
2,436 New positions created Yes Recruits on college campuses
25 New graduates hired 20% Voluntary turnover for full-time employees
17% Voluntary turnover for part-time employees
* All figures refer to 12-month period prior to reporting, unless otherwise noted.

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