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Apria Healthcare Overview

Lake Forest, CA
5001 to 10000 employees
1924
Company - Private
Health Care Services & Hospitals
$2 to $5 billion (USD) per year

Working at Apria Healthcare

Apria Healthcare a privately held company owned by a group of investment limited partnerships managed by affiliates of Blackstone (NYSE:BX). Through its Apria Healthcare LLC operating unit, Apria provides home respiratory therapy, negative pressure wound therapy, enteral ... Read more

Mission: Improving the quality of life for our patients at home.

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  • As we all attend events during this patriotic time with family and friends, take a moment to remember the many courageous men and women who have served and sacrificed throughout our history to preserve, protect, and expand these liberties.

  • Thanks to the generous contributions of many caring employees at Apria Healthcare, Moms who will spend this Mother's Day at the intensive care units at the OC Ronald McDonald House will now have a little comfort of home with a donated "care" basket.

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Apria Healthcare – Why Work For Us?


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Our Mission & Values

The healthcare industry is constantly evolving. By 2020, population age 65+ will grow to 54 million adults. To continue to thrive as a business over the next 10 years and beyond, we must look ahead, understand the trends and forces that will shape our business in the future and move swiftly to prepare our product/service opportunities to serve the expanding patient base at home.

That's what our Mission and Values are all about. It creates a long-term destination for our business and provides us with a "roadmap" for winning together with our employees, customers and industry partners.

At Apria, our long-standing foundation is built from our Mission and Values. Our evolving business strategy, initiatives and goals make up the "how" and "why" of what we do, and help guide the behavior and work effort for all of us.

Our Mission

Improving the quality of life for our patients at home.

Our Values

Patient Care: Our top priorities are the care and well-being of our patients which we express through compassionate service.

Ethics & Values: We believe honesty, integrity, personal responsibility, and accountability are embedded in everything we do.

Service Excellence: We strive to make a difference every day in the lives of our internal and external customers through superior service.

Sense of Ownership: We empower employees to take initiative, take ownership, and perform their best.

Collaboration & Teamwork: We believe working together with employees, customers, and vendors is critical for success.


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As the nation’s largest, most successful provider of home healthcare products and services, Apria helps thousands of Americans live healthier and feel better – every day. Through our trained professionals and clinicians, Apria offers a comprehensive product portfolio with a leading market position in each category:

  • Oxygen therapy and equipment
  • Inhalation therapies
  • Sleep apnea treatment
  • Negative pressure wound therapy
  • Non-invasive ventilation

Apria owns and operates more than 400 locations throughout the United States and serves more than 1.2 patients each year. Apria Healthcare was the first home healthcare organization to obtain voluntary accreditation from The Join Commission and has been continuously accredited for more than 25 years.

At Apria Healthcare we welcome and invite veterans to join our ranks — men and women who can contribute to one of America’s leading home healthcare providers. Apria needs people who are ingrained with qualities like loyalty, commitment, and perseverance.  These are the same qualities that veterans demonstrate while in service to our country and which will make Apria proud to have more veterans on our team.

Many of our positions correlate to those in the military. We believe veterans possess the values, skills, and experiences that we are looking for in those we hire. We are proud to do our part in making a difference in the lives of veterans and their families who have given so much for our country. Our veteran recruiting efforts extend beyond just a sense of patriotism; they also represent our planned investment to tap into proven “workforce warriors” who bring discipline and special skills to any job. Veterans know how to complete their mission with honor.  At Apria Healthcare, we see veterans and reservists as great assets to fulfill our mission: to improve the quality of life for our patients at home.


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The best thing about the Apria culture is the people. They appreciate being part of something that matters. Our people are reflected in everything we do and every interaction we have. They understand our core values and are willing to embrace and embody them.

Given that, a person’s fit with a given culture is so important to success. We’re excited to share with you what defines Apria’s culture.

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We Behave Equitably
we have a set of standards and processes that are clearly defined so that our people who exactly what is expected of the…let’s call it the Apria Way.  People will have their goals and targets so it will be easy for them to understand and deliver. We encourage people to be themselves but want them to recognize the importance of teamwork, being open to other people’s ideas and debating issues collaboratively.

We Care About People
We are truly caring and supportive of our family members. We treat everyone with the respect they deserve.

We Communicate Openly
We ask that people share information openly, honestly, and with humility so others can contribute fully and comfortably, We appreciate feedback and value what others have to say.

We Appreciate Differences
We believe everyone is part of our great team and business. We have many individuals of varied experiences and cultures who contribute their particular and unique skills and abilities.

We Empower People
We encourage the next phase of a team member’s growth. People love to know how they are doing and what they can expect in their future. We alert them to learning and development opportunities so they can fine-tune their awareness. We give them a picture of their potential and a route to achieve it.

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When You’re a Part of Apria, You’re a Part of Something BIG!

You’re rewarded by helping millions of Americans live healthier and feel better every day. As an employee of Apria, you are joining a progressive home healthcare organization that is focused on making a true difference in the well-being of our patients’ lives.

Why Join Apria?

Our success relies on individuals like you who share in our vision — improving the quality of life for our patients at home. As one of the nation’s largest and most successful providers of home healthcare products and services, we are transforming our business and looking for people who are innovative, talented, creative, and passionate about what they do. Through our highly experienced professionals and clinicians, Apria offers a comprehensive range of home respiratory therapy and certain home medical equipment and clinical services, providing our patients with oxygen therapy, positive airway pressure therapy and negative pressure wound care.

Our nearly 9,000 healthcare-focused professionals support more than 400 branch offices across the U.S., providing independence and support for patients nationwide, giving them the chance to return to the comfort of their home after hospitalization.

Hiring Our Heroes

Apria Healthcare is committed to  hiring America's veterans and military spouses. Many of our positions correlate to those in the military. Veterans possess the values, skills, and experiences that we are looking for in those we hire. We are proud to do our part in making a difference in the lives of veterans and their families who have given so much for our country. Click here to learn more about Apria’s Hiring Our Heroes initiative. 

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    "Lots of opportunity, if you seek it"

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    Pros

    It's never boring at Apria Healthcare - there is always something new and different happening, and you can really expand your skills and knowledge. We do meaningful work here, so I feel great knowing we're improving the quality of life for our patients at home. You feel like you're part of a team, and making a difference. The people who stay here are committed to the mission.

    Cons

    The health insurance deductibles are high, but otherwise the rest of the benefits available are pretty standard. Since it's a dynamic organization, if you do not like change, you will not thrive here; the work demands flexibility, priority shifting, and a positive attitude.

    Advice to Management

    Invest more in engaging your employees and training your managers to be great leaders. Apria is only as good as the services your employees deliver, and your employees' performance is impacted positively or negatively by their managers. Take care of your people and they will take care of your patients.

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Apria Healthcare Interviews

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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3+ months. I interviewed at Apria Healthcare (South Portland, ME).

    Interview

    Phone interview w/ recruiter before in-person interview. I originally applied and interviewed w/ recruiter for a Hospital Account Manager position, but recruiter felt I would be better suited for Territory Manager. I had an in-person interview w/ 2 managers for TM position and accepted the offer soon after. Appreciated how honest and friendly the in-person interview was. The most difficult part was getting the recruiter’s attention before the phone screening. Quite a bit of time passed between my initial applications (I was willing to move and applied at several locations) and first contact with the recruiter; that is my only complaint.

    Interview Questions

    • How comfortable are you with public speaking? Speaking with healthcare professionals, from nurses to surgeons?   1 Answer
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Apria Healthcare Awards & Accolades

  • America's Top 500 Private Fleets, Fleet Owner, 2016
  • The 500 Largest Sales Forces in America, Selling Power, 2015
  • Top OC Private Companies, Orange County Business Journal, 2015
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