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Atlantic Health System Earns Number 62 on Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work In Healthcare List

September 27, 2019

Only Healthcare System in New Jersey to Earn the Distinction

Morristown, NJ – It’s the unique benefits, inclusive culture and focus on team member development that has earned Atlantic Health System the number 62 spot on Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work in Healthcare list. This is the second year in a row that Atlantic Health System, the only healthcare system from New Jersey to make the list, has been selected for inclusion into this elite group.

The award is based, in part, on anonymous survey responses from a sampling of Atlantic Health System’s more than 17,000 team members.

The Modern Healthcare accolade is just the latest recognition for Atlantic Health System’s award-winning workplace culture. Earlier this year, Atlantic Health System was named to Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For list for the 11th consecutive year, and named to Fortune’s Best Workplace in Health Care and BioPharma list. Additionally, each of its medical centers 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 and were given environmental sustainability awards from Practice Greenhealth.

“Our team members are truly remarkable and it’s because of their dedication and commitment to provide extraordinary caring that we’ve been named to Modern Healthcare’s list of Best Places to Work in Healthcare two years in a row,” said Nikki Sumpter, Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer at Atlantic Health System. “At Atlantic Health System, we know that having an engaging workplace that focuses on the unique needs of each individual creates amazing experiences, and we’re committed to team member well-being and having an inclusive culture that is welcoming of all so our team members can bring their whole selves to work.”

Modern Healthcare, in partnership with the Best Companies Group, employs a multilayer assessment process when making its choices for the list of Best Places to Work in Healthcare. It includes an extensive employee survey covering leadership, culture, training, work environment, pay and benefits, among other areas, to identify and recognize companies that truly stand out in the healthcare space.

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.