$13.25 Per Hour Rate Takes Effect July 3
ROME, Ga., June 10, 2022 – Atrium Health Floyd is continuing to invest in its teammates by raising its minimum wage to $13.50 per hour, effective July 3. This is the second time in a year the organization has raised its minimum wage, which is well above the federal rate of $7.25 per hour.
“Our teammates are our greatest asset, and we believe it is important to offer competitive compensation so that we can attract and keep talented people who make our organization what it is," said Kurt Stuenkel, executive vice president of Atrium Health and president and CEO of Atrium Health Floyd.
Atrium Health Floyd believes in the importance of investing in its 3,400 teammates. Employee wages and benefits are reviewed annually to ensure the organization remains the region's most comprehensive healthcare provider.
The total economic impact of Atrium Health Floyd on local and state economies is close to $1 billion annually at $969.4 million. That figure is based on a 2021 report from the Georgia Hospital Association and data supplied by Cherokee Medical Center and the Alabama Hospital Association.
About Atrium Health Floyd
Since 1942, Floyd, now Atrium Health Floyd, has worked to provide affordable, accessible care in northwest Georgia and northeast Alabama. Today, Atrium Health Floyd is a leading medical provider and economic force. As part of the largest, integrated, nonprofit health system in the Southeast, it is also able to tap into some of the nation's leading medical experts and specialists with Atrium Health, allowing it to provide the best care close to home – including advanced innovations in virtual medicine and care. At the hub of these services is Floyd Medical Center, a 304-bed full-service, acute care hospital and regional referral center. Atrium Health Floyd employs more than 3,400 teammates who provide care in over 40 medical specialties at three hospitals: Floyd Medical Center in Rome, Georgia; Floyd Cherokee Medical Center in Centre, Alabama; Floyd Polk Medical Center in Cedartown, Georgia, as well as Floyd Behavioral Health Center, a freestanding 53-bed behavioral health facility, also in Rome; and a primary care and urgent care network with locations throughout the service area of northwest Georgia and northeast Alabama.