Many Dynamic Employment Opportunities in Edmond
September 19, 2018
of Oklahoma City and Edmond’s largest and/or most dynamic employers are within close driving range of Ideal Homes’ Valencia and Northbrooke neighborhoods. HIGHER EDUCATION In addition to excellent public schools, Edmond offers post high school graduate learning and employment opportunities through its local institutions of higher education. 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. Explore career and job opportunities. 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.". Check out career and job opportunities. Herbert W. Armstrong College Herbert W. Armstrong College was established in 2001. AC is a privately supported co-educational institution offering courses in theology, liberal arts, and applied arts and sciences. HEALTHCARE Whether looking for healthcare for themselves or members of their family or for employment in the medical field, excellent nearby choices abound for Ideal homeowners. OU Medical Center Edmond The largest private employer in Edmond, OU Medical Center offers excellent job opportunities for those seeking to work in the medical field. As the only tax contributing hospital in Edmond, OU Medical Center is proud to contribute to the city’s infrastructure and growth. Licensed for 76 beds, the medical center is accredited by the Joint Commission and is Edmond’s largest non-government employer with 450 employees and a medical staff of 200. Here’s a link to the Career Center. Mercy Edmond I-35 Mercy is bringing expanded care to its Edmond I-35 campus with a new, comprehensive primary care facility and full-service emergency department projected to open in Spring 2019. Mercy’s investment in existing facilities and new construction plans represents more than $110 million along I-35. Mercy Edmond I-35 already features a first-of-its-kind wellness center, diagnostics, physician offices and now, when the expansion is complete, the Edmond I-35 campus will consist of 30 specialty, 17 primary care and four emergency department providers. Once all the facilities are open, the site’s projected workforce is expected to expand to more than 500 employees. Here’s a link to information about careers at Mercy. Integris Health Edmond Edmond’s newest full-service hospital, INTEGRIS Health Edmond, opened its doors in 2011. Set on 44 acres along the east side of I-35 between 2nd and 15th Streets, and built away from busy streets and highways, INTEGRIS Health Edmond is a state of the art, full service hospital. It has 40 inpatient beds that include 24 private medical surgical rooms, a 10-bed women’s unit and six intensive care suites. The surgical department of the hospital includes four general surgical rooms and a dedicated C-section suite as well as an endoscopy and pain management procedure rooms with a 12-bed private pre/post op outpatient rooms. Services also include a 17-bed Emergency department, a cardiac catheterization lab, interventional radiology, full imaging and radiology services and respiratory therapy services. An outpatient pharmacy, on-site physician clinics and outpatient labs are just steps away in one of the two medical office buildings on site. You can explore Integris careers here. SSM Health St. Anthony Healthplex SSM Health St. Anthony Healthplex, located about 20 minutes from Valencia at 13401 N. Western Ave. in Oklahoma City, features a fully licensed, free-standing emergency room as well as a breast center with digital mammography, thyroid center and lab and diagnostic radiology services. South of Edmond, in Oklahoma City, with Mercy Hospital as its centerpiece, the area along Memorial Road and the Kilpatrick Turnpike, west of Lake Hefner Parkway, has attracted numerous hospitals, clinics and health services providers in the last two decades. 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. BUSINESS Three of Oklahoma City’s larger businesses have major offices—two of which are corporate headquarters—within a very doable short drive from Valencia and Northbrook. Love’s Travel Stops and Country Stores Founded in 1964 and headquartered in Oklahoma City at N. Pennsylvania and Hefner (approximately 20 minutes from Valencia), Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores has more than 470 locations in 41 states. The Love’s Family of Companies has more than 22,000 employees in its travel stops and country stores from coast to coast, its corporate offices in Oklahoma City and its corporate offices with Musket Corporation and Trillium. Paycom Founded in Oklahoma City, Paycom has more than 2,000 employees at its headquarters location on the north side of Memorial Rd. As a leader in payroll and HR technology, Paycom’s cloud-based software solution helps companies effectively navigate a rapidly changing business environment. With its core system of records maintained in a single database for all HR-related functions, Paycom provides the functionality that businesses need to manage the complete employment lifecycle, from recruitment to retirement. Paycom serves businesses of all sizes and in every industry, in all 50 states, from offices across the country. Recognized by Inc. magazine as one of the fastest-growing private companies in the U.S. the company has expanded its headquarters facility twice since opening in 2011, to respond to growth. Farmers Insurance Group Farmers opened its HelpPoint Claims and Data Center facility on the south side of Memorial in 2011 and now has 1,300 customer service associates and office claims representatives at the 176,500-square-foot facility. Farmers Insurance Group of Companies is the country's third largest insurer of both personal lines passenger automobile and homeowners insurance, and also provides a wide range of other insurance and financial services products. Nationally, Farmers 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.