April 12, 2017, Morristown, NJ – Atlantic Health System, a leading provider of health care in New Jersey, today announced it has again been named one of the Best Workplaces in Health Care by Great Place to Work® and Fortune, ranking 8 on the list of 20 companies.
Atlantic Health System moved from its previous ranking of 17 to 8.
Last month, Atlantic Health System announced its ranking on Fortune’s 2017 100 Best Companies to Work For® list for the ninth year in a row.
Other companies on the Best Workplaces in Health Care list include St. Jude Children’s Hospital, Novo Nordisk (also located in New Jersey), and Genentech.
Research by Great Place to Work has shown that the leading health care workplaces outperformed their peers in a number of important areas, such as training, compensation, clear expectations from management and the emotional health of their workplaces. The top-ranked workplaces are also positive, supportive places, with an average of 93 percent of their employees describing colleagues as friendly and welcoming.
“Each day, Atlantic Health System employees come to work to ensure patients who choose our System have access to high-quality and high-caliber health care,” said Nikki Sumpter, senior vice president and chief human resources officer, Atlantic Health System. “This recognition, chosen by our team members, is testament to all that we are doing to take care of the people who care for our community, and I am proud that our employees again chose us as a Best Workplace in Health Care.”
“Confidence in the organization’s leadership and day-to-day alignment with its mission are essential in an industry like healthcare, where technology and regulatory frameworks evolve constantly,” said Kim Peters, executive vice president at Great Place to Work. “The Best Workplaces in Health Care offer great places to work for all where every employee can pursue the best patient solutions while knowing that they, too, will have their needs met by a caring employer.”
The Best Workplaces in Health Care rankings are based on feedback from more than 87,770 employees at Great Place to Work–certified organizations in health care, including the biotechnology and pharmaceutical sector.
About The Best Workplaces in Health Care Methodology
Published by Great Place to Work and Fortune, the Best Workplaces in Health Care rankings are based on feedback from more than 87,770 employees at Great Place to Work–Certified organizations in health care, including the biotechnology and pharmaceutical sector. Employees completed an anonymous Trust Index© survey, answering questions about how frequently they experience the building blocks of a great workplace. Employees rated leadership strength and integrity, pride in their work and organization, and the quality of relationships with co-workers, among other factors. Results from the survey are highly reliable, having a 95 percent confidence level and a margin of error of 5 percent or less.
Earning a place on this list indicates a company has distinguished itself from peers by creating a Great Place to Work For All™. Rankings reward organizations where not only the majority of their employees experience a great place to work, but these experiences are highly consistent regardless of who people are or what they do within the organization. Results are considered based on the complexity of the employee population and relative to peer performance.
About Atlantic Health System
Atlantic Health System, headquartered in Morristown, New Jersey, is a leading non-profit, clinically integrated health care system comprised of Atlantic Medical Group with more than 900 physicians and multispecialty care providers, medical centers, rehabilitation and urgent care. Atlantic Medical Group had more than 1.2 million patient visits in 2016. Locations include Morristown Medical Center in Morristown, NJ; Overlook Medical Center in Summit, NJ; Newton Medical Center in Newton, NJ; Chilton Medical Center in Pompton Plains, NJ; Hackettstown Medical Center in Hackettstown, NJ; and Goryeb Children’s Hospital in Morristown, NJ, as well as Atlantic Rehabilitation Institute, and Atlantic Home Care and Hospice. It also includes its subsidiary, Atlantic Ambulance Corporation. Atlantic Health System comprises 1,747 licensed beds, nearly 16,000 employees and more than 3,700 physicians. Atlantic Health System has a medical school affiliation with the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University; is part of Atlantic Accountable Care Organization, one of the largest ACOs in the nation, and is a member of AllSpire Health Partners.