Orange County Register Top WorkplaceORANGE COUNTY, Calif. – MemorialCare’s Orange County entities were once again named 2021 Top Workplaces by The Orange County Register – the only health system, hospitals and medical group listed among all the honorees in Orange County.

The selection of MemorialCare Shared Services marks the ninth time the health system earned this honor, the 11th consecutive year for MemorialCare Orange Coast Medical Center in Fountain Valley, the fourth consecutive year for MemorialCare Saddleback Medical Center in Laguna Hills, and the fourth consecutive year for MemorialCare Medical Group. MemorialCare Shared Services was ranked fifth, Orange Coast Medical Center and its sister hospital Saddleback Medical Center were ranked ninth and twelfth respectively, and MemorialCare Medical Group was ranked fifteenth in the Large Companies category. The award is based on feedback from anonymous surveys of tens of thousands of employees in hundreds of businesses throughout Orange County.

“We are humbled to once again be voted as Top Workplaces by The Orange County Register,” said Barry Arbuckle, PhD, President and CEO of MemorialCare, a national leader and innovator in best-practice, evidence-based healthcare serving Southern California.

The pandemic has challenged all of us in ways we never thought imaginable, but we have persevered by challenging each other to find new and creative ways to be better today than we were yesterday. By harnessing our collective passion, selflessness, resolve, and ingenuity, MemorialCare and its employees have remained steadfast in its fundamental belief that people always come first.

Barry Arbuckle, PhD

President and CEO of MemorialCare

Earlier this year, Orange Coast Medical Center and Saddleback Medical Center again took the top two spots in The Orange County Register Best of Orange County Hospital category where readers vote for favorite places and services; and MemorialCare Medical Group has earned a spot in the top three in each of the five years The Orange County Register survey has included a medical group category.  

The Orange County Register published the complete list of Top Workplaces on December 10, 2021. For more information about the Top Workplaces lists, please visit