Life Flight Network was recognized last week by Oregon Business as the best large nonprofit to work for in Oregon. For the seventh year in a row, Life Flight Network has been ranked in the top 15 best large nonprofit employers to work for in Oregon. This is the second time Life Flight Network has been ranked #1.
More than 22,000 Oregon-based nonprofit organizations were eligible to compete. More than 5,000 employees from competing organizations completed an anonymous survey about their employer, accounting for 83% of the each organization’s score. The survey analyzed several aspects of each organization. Results were combined with an employer survey of benefits and workplace practices to calculate the overall ranking.
Results of the employee survey show employees of nonprofits have high rates of pride and belief in the mission of their organization. Employees also appreciate the fun, energized, and creative culture of nonprofits.
“We are proud and humbled to be recognized as the #1 large nonprofit employer in Oregon,” states Michael Griffiths, RN and CEO. He adds, “Making Life Flight Network an exceptional place to work requires a team effort. The culture within Life Flight Network is something our employees are proud of. We come to work every day and give our best effort, and it shows in our employees and the service we provide to our patients and customers.”
Life Flight Network, a nonprofit air medical service, has 22 helicopters bases, six fixed-wing bases, and several ground ambulances throughout Oregon, Washington, Idaho, and Montana. Life Flight Network has administrative offices in Aurora, Oregon and employs approximately 600 people. The organization is owned by a consortium of Legacy Emanuel Medical Center, Oregon Health & Science University, Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center, and Providence Health & Services.
Aviation services are provided by Life Flight Network, Metro Aviation, and Jackson Jet Center. For more information about Life Flight Network or to become a member, visit


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