Buffalo Grove Offers Convenient Commute to Multiple Employers
October 17, 2018
Residents of Buffalo Grove in Piedmont enjoy extraordinarily diverse benefits. Despite living in a peaceful rural setting, they have quick and easy access to multiple urban areas. As a result, it’s a snap to commute from Buffalo Grove to a variety of employers in and around Yukon, Edmond and Northwest Oklahoma City. Yukon – Area Employers Canadian Valley Technology Center – Associated with the Oklahoma’s nationally recognized Career Technology system, Canadian Valley Technology Center provides educational opportunities for high school students, adults, and everything from small businesses to massive corporations. Integris Canadian Valley Hospital - The American Nurses Credentialing Center has designated INTEGRIS Canadian Valley Hospital as a Pathway to Excellence® hospital for the second consecutive four-year term. Prior to this hospital’s opening in 2001, Yukon was the only community of its size that was not served by a local community hospital. INTEGRIS Health invested $62 million dollars into the project making INTEGRIS Canadian Valley one of the most state-of-the-art health care facilities in the state of Oklahoma. Redlands Community College – Although located to the west of Yukon in El Reno, Redlands Community College is still just a 30-minute drive from Piedmont. The recipient of many national honors, Redlands employs 230 individuals and is known for providing education in everything from agriculture to art and nursing to business. Its cost-per-college-credit is among the lowest in Oklahoma. Employers in Northwest Oklahoma City Express Employment Professionals – Headquartered in Oklahoma City and founded in 1983, Express Employment Professionals employs more than half a million people in franchise locations across the United States, Canada and South Africa. They work with job seekers to help them find the right fit for their experience, talent and education. Express has put more than five million people to work worldwide. Paycom - With more than 2,000 employees at its headquarters on the north side of Memorial Rd in Oklahoma City, where it was founded, Paycom is a leader in payroll and HR technology. Its cloud-based software solution helps companies effectively navigate a rapidly changing business environment. Recognized by Inc. magazine as one of the fastest-growing private companies in the nation, it serves businesses of all sizes and in every industry, in all 50 states, from offices across the country. Farmers Insurance Group - Farmers opened this 176,500-square-foot HelpPoint Claims and Data Center facility on the south side of Memorial in 2011. Today, some 1,300 customer service associates and office claims representatives work here. The country's third largest insurer of both personal lines passenger automobile and homeowners insurance, Farmers also provides a wide range of other insurance and financial services products. It serves more than 10 million households and more than 20 million individual policies across all 50 states, with over 50,000 exclusive and independent agents and nearly 24,000 employees. The area in Oklahoma City along Memorial Road and the Kilpatrick Turnpike, west of Lake Hefner Parkway, has become known as the health care corridor, as it has become home to numerous hospitals, clinics and health service providers, including: Mercy Hospital – With 4,500 employees and 380 beds, Mercy is one of the metro’s largest health services providers and ranks in the top 10 largest employers. It is home to Oklahoma’s largest oncology group, the state’s only Stroke Prevention Clinic and the largest NeuroScience group in the Southwest. More than 250 babies are born at Mercy each month. Oklahoma Heart Hospital – Physician owned, Oklahoma Heart Hospital (OHH), focuses on treating and preventing diseases of the heart and lungs. OHH was designed by cardiologists to ensure that patients receive expert, individualized care with utmost comfort. OHH is the first of its kind in Oklahoma and the first all-digital hospital in the United States. Oklahoma Spine Hospital – OSH leads the way in innovative healthcare services and facilities to restore, maintain and improve wellness. One of the nation’s first physician-owned spine specialty hospitals, the medical team oversees all aspects of treatment. A consistent winner of awards for patient satisfaction, the spine hospital attracts staff that specialize in spine care and have become experts in the field, something uncommon for larger facilities. Mercy Rehabilitation Hospital -- Mercy Rehabilitation provides inpatient rehabilitation services for patients recovering from strokes, brain or spinal-cord injuries, amputations, complex orthopedic injuries and other conditions. Promoting recuperation outside the traditional hospital setting, MRH offers many unique services, including brain injury and dedicated stroke care units, gymnasiums, suites where families may practice daily living tasks, pet therapy and other recreational programs, and an outdoor healing garden and walking trail. ProCure Proton Therapy Center provides the most advanced cancer treatment available in a supportive and caring environment. Its personalized, comprehensive care from a team of experienced radiation oncologists and highly skilled medical professionals focuses on ensuring exceptional, seamless care beyond proton therapy treatment. The center is co-located with the state-of-the-art INTEGRIS Cancer Institute of Oklahoma, which can provide any additional medical services patients may need while undergoing proton therapy. Integris Cancer Institute -- More than a cancer treatment facility, INTEGRIS Cancer Institute guides patients through the medical journey and walks through it with them personally. It offers an exceptional physicians group and state-of-the-art comprehensive therapies for the diagnosis, treatment and survivorship of cancer patients. Designed with the patient in mind, the 200,000 square-foot facility includes radiation oncology, imaging, infusion therapy, a wellness center and a meditation garden. Edmond Employers University of Central Oklahoma - Founded in 1890 and accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Central connects its more than 16,000 students to 121 undergraduate areas of study and 74 graduate programs from its main campus in Edmond and facilities throughout the metro area. The largest employer in Edmond, UCO employs 1,423 people. Oklahoma Christian University - What began in 1950 as Central Christian College (with an enrollment of 97) has grown into a comprehensive Christian university serving almost 2,600 students. Located on a 240-acre campus in Oklahoma City, in an area that borders Edmond, OC is ranked among the best "Regional Universities" in the 16-state West region by U.S. News and World Report and is listed by the Princeton Review as one of the "Best Western Colleges." OU Medical Center Edmond - Edmond’s largest non-government employer with 450 employees and a medical staff of 200, OU Medical Center offers excellent job opportunities for those seeking to work in the medical field. Licensed for 76 beds, the medical center is accredited by the Joint Commission.