September 28, 2018, Morristown, NJ – Atlantic Health System, a leading provider of health care in New Jersey, today announced it was named number 23 on Modern Healthcare’s 2018 list of the ‘Best Places to Work in Healthcare’ – the first time Atlantic Health System has earned this recognition from the national publication. Atlantic Health System is the only New Jersey-based healthcare delivery system to earn a spot on the list.
The announcement was made this week at a ceremony in Dallas, Texas, during Modern Healthcare's Workplace of the Future Conference. Atlantic Health System will also be featured in a special supplement published along with the Oct. 1 issue of Modern Healthcare. This recognition comes on the heels of Fortune Magazine naming Atlantic Health System one of its “100 Best Companies to Work For®,” for the tenth year in a row.
Atlantic Health System includes 16,000 employees, a network of 900 multidisciplinary physicians across the Atlantic Medical Group, six hospitals, multiple outpatient and ancillary facilities, and one of the largest Accountable Care Organizations in the nation. According to Modern Healthcare, Atlantic Health System stands out from other health care delivery systems through its effort to create an empowered and satisfied workforce.
“We are thankful to all of our team members who make Atlantic Health System such a great place to work and have an unwavering dedication to our patients, our communities and each other,” said Nikki Sumpter, Senior Vice President Chief Human Resources Officer, Atlantic Health System. “Together, we have created a culture that is focused on inclusion where every person is accepted and appreciated.”
Atlantic Health System’s innovative and caring environment offers team members an ever-growing variety of programs to expand their career horizons and create a more mindful workplace that maintains a vibrant work-life balance.
About Atlantic Health System
Atlantic Health System, headquartered in Morristown, N.J., is an integrated health care delivery system powered by a workforce of over 16,500 team members and 4,800 affiliated physicians dedicated to building healthier communities. The system serves a population of 5 million, with over 400 sites of care, including six hospitals: Morristown Medical Center, Overlook Medical Center, Newton Medical Center, Chilton Medical Center, Hackettstown Medical Center and Goryeb Children’s Hospital.
Atlantic Health System provides care for the full continuum of health care needs including 11 urgent care centers, Atlantic Rehabilitation and Atlantic Home Care and Hospice. Facilitating the connection between these services on both land and air is the transportation fleet of Atlantic Mobile Health.
In addition to the employed workforce, Atlantic Alliance, a Clinically Integrated Network represents more than 2,500 health care providers throughout northern and central NJ. Atlantic Health System leads the Healthcare Transformation Consortium, a partnership of 6 regional hospitals and health systems dedicated to improving access and affordability and is a founding member of both the PIER Consortium – Partners in Innovation, Education, and Research – a streamlined clinical trial system that will expand access to groundbreaking research across 6 health systems in New Jersey and Pennsylvania and AllSpire Health Partners, a consortium of 5 leading health care organizations dedicated to serving patients, families and communities in New Jersey, New York, Maryland and Pennsylvania.