At Tucson Medical Center, 80 percent of employees say their workplace is great.



This review is based on 701 employee surveys, with a 90% confidence level and a margin of error of ± 2.77. It was published on Sep 4, 2017. 4624 Visitors

What Employees Say

I feel good about the ways we contribute to the community.
I'm proud to tell others I work here.
People celebrate special events around here.
People care about each other here.
My work has special meaning: this is not "just a job".

What They Do

We asked Tucson Medical Center to explain what they do. Here is what they had to say.

Tucson Medical Center, licensed at more than 600 beds, has been Tucson’s locally governed nonprofit regional hospital for more than 70 years.

About this Company

Website: Industry: Health Care
US Headquarters: Tucson, Arizona, 85712 US Sites: 22
Major Locations: Tucson, Arizona, 85712 US Employees: 4,053
Employees Worldwide: 4,053 Corporate Structure: Non-Profit
Founded: 1943

Candid 1

Perks and Programs

We asked Tucson Medical Center to share a few programs they feel really capture what's unique about their workplace. Here is what they had to say.

  • Most Wired: TMC has been recognized as a Most Wired organization for several years which allows employees access and the ability to maintain contact and connectivity throughout our hospital and buildings
  • Joint Commission Accredited: Allows everyone at TMC to increase improvement, skills attainment and to learn how we can better treat our patients in a safe environment.
  • The Marks Fund: This is an employee funded program to help employees who are facing financial issues due to personal tragedy. It was started by a patient and his family to help support our employees in time of financial need and we the employees at TMC regularly contribute to help keep the Marks fund ready and available for employees in need.
  • LEAN Organization: Allows all employees to learn LEAN principles and how the tools LEAN has can help us from front line forward to improve our processes and make work more efficient for all our staff.
  • Night Shift Incentive program: To motivate nurses signing up for night shifts, HR developed an incentive program for night shift only consisting of additional perks and benefits in exchange for long term night shift commitment.
  • Onsite Gym: Employees have access to onsite gym at discounted costs.
  • EAP: With individualized counseling and on-site critical incident debriefing
  • Extra Benefits for employees: 3 lactation rooms, On-site meditation room, emergency/back-up, sick child/eldercare, Live Well credits, wellness programs
  • Health & Wellness series: TMC has a paved walking path around the entire campus that is kept up great for employees and the community to use. TMC also sponsors individuals and employee teams to compete in cycling, walks, runs, etc. in our community so we can participate


73% Company-paid health coverage for employees (for Full-time) 80% Company-paid health coverage for dependents (for Full time)
47% Company-paid health coverage for part-timers 24 hours Weekly hours required for part-timers to receive health insurance
$16,000 Maximum Tuition Reimbursement $10,000 Student loan debt repayment
Candid 2


Set days Paid time off after one year of full-time employment 15 days Paid time off after one year of part-time employment
Set days Paid sick days after one year of full-time employment


  • Compressed work weeks (4% use it)
  • Subsidized On- or Off-site Fitness (100% have access)
  • Medical facilities (at some locations)
  • Onsite Amenities (Fitness classes at on-site gym, yoga, seminars on wellness (reducing stress/burnout), on-site car detailing, financial wellness classes, health coach, cafeteria, Starbucks)


84 days Job-protected maternity leave (including FMLA/STD) 75 days Average length of maternity leave new mothers take
84 days Job-protected paternity leave (including FMLA)21 days Average length of paternity leave new fathers take
84 days Job-protected parental leave for adoptive parents (including FMLA)*


  • On-site or near-site backup childcare center
  • Lactation room(s)
  • Paid sick leave to care for a child or relative


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

Community and Environmental Impact

8 LEED certified building(s) Yes Sustainable commuting program
Yes Renewable energy program


  • Human Resources 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
  • 4 events a year connect employees with peers from different racial/ethnic, religious or country-of-origin identities
  • Medical care covers gender confirmation surgery

Leadership Diversity


Workforce Diversity

TMC campus


Candid 4

How to Get Hired

We asked Tucson Medical Center 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?

We are committed to service excellence and we create memorable experiences by taking time to listen and communicate with authenticity and compassion and by taking ownership of concerns or problems expressed by those around us. We are looking for team members who demonstrate: * A commitment to exceptional customer service and patient care * A focus on teamwork and working in a collaborative environment. * An ability to use critical thinking in problem solving. * Strong communication skills and the ability to actively listen and seek to understand. * Strong leadership skills

What can prospective employees do to get your attention?

 Working in healthcare can be exhilarating and meaningful and we're looking for candidates who want to make a difference every single day. We're looking for candidates who can articulate why they think that TMC is the place for them. We often say that TMC is like a family, even though we are a large hospital. But importantly, TMC has a  strong commitment to our community and we look for individuals who also want to share their knowledge, experience, expertise and passion with our neighbors who come to us for care.

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

We have many openings in many areas of our hospital, but we are always looking for hiring experienced Registered Nurses and Patient Care Technicians.At TMC, we hire for a variety of positions. Our expansive medical offerings means you'll have the right opportunities to advance your career, no matter your interest.We are proud of the community we have built and we look for candidates who are ready to jump in and be part of something special.

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

There is a variety of resources for prospective candidates looking for more information about our services, our philosophy and our connection with the community. Candidates should: *Visit our career site at to learn more about what we can offer them here at TMC. * Visit our website at to learn not only about the services we provide patients, but the benefit we provide to the community and our rich history in the Tucson area. * TMC has a robust social media effort, so candidates can connect there. And they should know we also host online chats with Recruiters that are advertised on our website, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc. * TMC's clinical excellence and community partnerships are often highlighted in our news blog. We encourage our employees to follow us on * Finally, Tucson is a great place to live! Candidates should check out Visit Tucson to find more about festivals, events, museums and other qualities that shape who we are.

hiring Outlook

1,100 Forecasted positions to fill in coming year 28% Job Growth
12 Average applicants per opening 4,500 Total job applicants
25% New hires by employee referrals 35% Openings filled by current employees
787 Recent graduates hired 13% Voluntary turnover for full-time employees
8% Voluntary turnover for part-time employees
* All figures refer to 12-month period prior to reporting, unless otherwise noted.

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