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Atlantic Health System Named to Becker’s Healthcare “150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare – 2019” List for Fourth Straight Year

May 24, 2019

Morristown, NJ – Atlantic Health System is proud to announce it has once again been chosen for the list of Becker’s Healthcare’s 150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare. This is the fourth year in a row that Atlantic Health System has been selected for inclusion in this elite group of health care systems, biotech and pharmaceutical companies. 

2019 has been another year of recognition and celebration for Atlantic Health System’s award-winning workplace culture. Earlier this year Atlantic Health was named, for the eleventh consecutive year, to Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For list. Additionally, Fortune named Atlantic Health to its Best Workplace in Health Care and BioPharma list. For the second year in a row, Modern Healthcare named Atlantic Health to its list of the Best Places to Work in Healthcare. Furthermore, Atlantic Health’s medical centers have earned recognitions for clinical excellence from organizations including Newsweek, U.S. News and World Report, Healthgrades, the Leapfrog Group, Becker’s Hospital Review and Castle Connolly.

“Our team members are driven to do their best for our patients at all times, and that determination--along with a focus on inclusion and generosity makes Atlantic Health System an extraordinary place to have a career,” said Nikki Sumpter, Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, Atlantic Health System. “Our supportive and innovative culture is reflected in the honor of being chosen as one of Becker’s Healthcare 150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare.”  

According to Becker’s Healthcare, its list is “based on nominations and editorial research.” The publication celebrated all the work Atlantic Health System team members do every day to create a workplace that’s welcoming and inclusive. Becker’s recognized Atlantic Health’s engaged, dedicated and innovative spirit, combined with its resources that support resilience and mindfulness. “Beyond the accolades, Atlantic Health employees speak for themselves: the health system boasts a 91 percent employee retention rate. Atlantic Health believes its key to success is engagement and trust, which the health system fosters through team building, recognition and competitive benefits that include on-site child care, financial incentives for healthy living, tuition reimbursement and career coaching.”

About Atlantic Health System

Atlantic Health System is at the forefront of medicine, setting standards for quality health care in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and the New York metropolitan area. Powered by a workforce of 17,000 team members and 4,800 affiliated physicians dedicated to building healthier communities, Atlantic Health System serves more than half of the state of New Jersey including 11 counties and 4.9 million people. The system offers 400 sites of care, including six hospitals: 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.

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. This network includes 1,000 physicians and providers comprising one of the largest multi-specialty practices in New Jersey - Atlantic Medical Group, as well as members of the Atlantic Accountable Care Organization and Optimus Healthcare Partners, which work to enhance patient care delivery.

Atlantic Health System provides care for the full continuum of health needs, including 12 urgent care centersAtlantic 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.

Atlantic Health System leads the Healthcare Transformation Consortium, a partnership of seven regional hospitals and health systems dedicated to improving access and affordability, and is a founding member of the PIER Consortium – Partners in Innovation, Education, and Research – a streamlined clinical trial system expanding access to groundbreaking research across seven health systems in New Jersey.

Atlantic Health System has a medical school affiliation with Thomas Jefferson University and is home to the regional campus of the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Morristown and Overlook Medical Centers and is the official health care partner of the New York Jets.