CGH Medical Center has a staff that is growing and branching out to better serve our patients and their family! Our employees are an integral part of our hospital. That's why CGH supports a climate that is serious about attracting, developing and retaining top talent. Growing in numbers - and also in skills and knowledge - our employees are meeting the expanding and changing healthcare needs of this community.
Just as patient satisfaction is a top priority, so is employee satisfaction. Our hospital takes pride in being a workplace that fosters teamwork, communication, innovation, initiative and professional development. CGH employees are supported with state-of-the-art technology, a positive environment and visionary leadership, all rooted in a philosophy of providing superior patient care.
Moreover, employees are empowered to share their opinions, ideas, and perspectives, which lead to improvements in efficiency and productivity. Employee turnover is consistently low and satisfaction is extremely high. In fact, CGH is the #1 ranked healthcare provider in the HR Solutions* Employee Opinion survey. Our employee turnover rate is only 6.2 percent - one of the lowest rates in the nation!
One of the great benefits of living in Sterling is the endless selections of things to do. Not only can you stay home in the Sterling-Rock Falls area and take in what the area has to offer, but making the 1 hour trip to the Quad Cities or Rockford is very easy. Imagine all the qualities of living in a smaller town without the headaches of living in large metro areas, yet still being able to make the most of the big city attractions within a short drive.
Sterling has an abundance of recreational opportunities. The Rock River provides plenty of summertime fun for the boater, skier, paddler, or fisherman. There are five golf courses in the immediate area, one of which is operated by the Sterling Park District. The Park District also operates a marina and indoor fitness centers. If it's not here, the great thing about Sterling is that you can always drive just an hour or two at the most in any direction to find what you need. Whether it be professional sports, downhill skiing, Michigan Avenue shopping, riverboat gambling or cruising, major concert events, state parks, or whatever else you seek, Sterling's a great place to be in the quiet center of it all!
Sterling Public Schools have the benefit of both excellent educational opportunities and terrific facilities. Sterling has one high school, one middle school, four elementary schools, two K-2 buildings and two 3-5 buildings that provide various programs that tailor to various needs. Sterling High School is a picturesque campus that accommodates many successful academic, fine arts, and athletic programs. Advance placement, technology, school-to-work and alternative school are some of the many ways Sterling Public Schools reach out to assist students. Extra-curricular activities run the gamut, ranging from scholastic bowl to speech and band to tennis. In addition to the Sterling public schools, the Sterling community also has several parochial schools. St. Mary's Catholic School offers K-8 education. Newman Central Catholic High School is the area Catholic High School. Christ Lutheran is located in Sterling.