At Encompass Home Health And Hospice, 91 percent of employees say their workplace is great.



This review is based on 1476 employee surveys, with a 90% confidence level and a margin of error of ± 1.95. It was published on Sep 13, 2017. 39482 Visitors

What Employees Say

I feel good about the ways we contribute to the community.
I'm proud to tell others I work here.
Management is honest and ethical in its business practices.
Management has a clear view of where the organization is going and how to get there.
I am able to take time off from work when I think it's necessary.

What They Do

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

Encompass is the 4th largest Medicare certified Home Health and Hospice, service providers in the nation. Encompass provides skilled nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, and additional services to over 100,000 patients annually.

About this Company

Website: Industry: Health Care
US Headquarters: Dallas, Texas, 75206 US Sites: 240
Major Locations: Tulsa, Oklahoma, 74135; Austin, Texas, 78759; San Antonio, Texas, 78232; Ocala, Florida, 34471; Virginia Beach, Virginia, 23462; Nampa, Idaho, 83687 US Employees: 8,453
US Revenues: $682 million Worldwide Revenues: $682 million
Corporate Structure: Private Founded: 1998

Encompass clinician taking patients blood pressure

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, 15, 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%.


$85,000 Average salary and additional cash compensation for Field clinicians - Professionals 25% Match of employee’s 401(k)/403b contribution up to 3% of salary
80% Company-paid health coverage for employees $2,500 Average Tuition Reimbursement
$2,500 Maximum Tuition Reimbursement
Encompass employee's volunteering a local foodbank


30 days Paid time off after one year of full-time employment Set days Paid sick days after one year of full-time employment


  • Flexible schedule (7% use it)
  • Telecommute option (5% use it)
  • Compressed work weeks (10% use it)
  • Subsidized On- or Off-site Fitness (10% have access)
  • Onsite Amenities (Food Popcorn machines Coffee Tea)


90 days Job-protected maternity leave (including FMLA/STD) 74 days Average length of maternity leave new mothers take
90 days Job-protected paternity leave (including FMLA)20 days Average length of paternity leave new fathers take
90 days Job-protected parental leave for adoptive parents (including FMLA)*


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


  • Mental health care
  • Alternative treatments (such as acupuncture, homeopathy, or chiropractic)
  • Fertility treatments

Community and Environmental Impact

$55,279,500 Philanthropic donations in last year


  • Tracey Kruse COO is responsible for the success of formal recruiting and retention diversity goals
  • Written policy prohibits discrimination based on (at a minimum) age, disability, race/ethnicity, religious beliefs, gender and sexual orientation

Leadership Diversity


Workforce Diversity

Encompass employees at a field day event


Patient with Encompass employee and family member

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 240 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

662 Forecasted positions to fill in coming year 46% Job Growth
6 Average applicants per opening 51,500 Total job applicants
39% New hires by employee referrals 12% Openings filled by current employees
20 Recent graduates hired
* All figures refer to 12-month period prior to reporting, unless otherwise noted.

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