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Atlantic Health System Named One of the “Best Workplaces in Health Care” by Great Place to Work® and Fortune

March 12, 2021

March 12, 2021 – Morristown, NJ – Honored for creating an inclusive, supportive workplace experience for all, despite the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, Atlantic Health System was named one of the 2021 Best Workplaces in Health Care & Biopharma™ by Great Place to Work® and Fortune – the fourth year in a row Atlantic Health has earned a spot on this annual list. Atlantic Health was ranked number 6 this year and is the only health care system based in New Jersey on the list.

This is just the latest recognition for Atlantic Health System’s workplace culture. Already certified by Great Place to Work®, Atlantic Health System has been named to the organization’s lists recognizing diversity, support for women and for 12 years in a row, one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For®.

“In a year that none of us will forget, our health care heroes – our more than 17,000 team members – continued to deliver the high-quality patient care that’s become a hallmark of Atlantic Health System,” said Nikki Sumpter, Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, Atlantic Health System. “Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic our team members have faced many of the same hardships and challenges that their friends, family and neighbors do. We are proud to provide additional resources and are grateful to be recognized by Great Place to Work® and Fortune.”

In addition to maintaining annual merit increases for team members, Atlantic Health System also introduced new programs to support team members with housing options for those who wanted to remain socially distanced after work, child and elder care resources and financial assistance for those suffering from an extraordinary hardship.

This year’s ranking considered more than 825,000 employee surveys from companies across the health care and biopharma industries and factored in more than 60 different elements of a team member’s experience.

“Congratulations to the Best Workplaces in Health Care and Biopharma™. All of us owe a debt to the nurses, doctors, scientists and other colleagues in this industry over the past year, and we are honored to recognize the organizations that have done right by these pandemic heroes,” said Michael C. Bush, CEO Great Place to Work®. “The leaders of these high-trust, inclusive companies can expect excellent business results thanks to their ‘For All’ cultures.”

You can see the entire Fortune Best Workplaces in Health Care and Biopharma™ list here:

About Great Place to Work®

Great Place to Work® is the global authority on workplace culture. Since 1992, they have surveyed more than 100 million employees around the world and used those deep insights to define what makes a great workplace: trust.

Great Place to Work helps organizations quantify their culture and produce better business results by creating a high-trust work experience for all employees. Everything they do is driven by the mission to build a better world by helping every organization become a Great Place to Work For All™.

To learn more, visit, listen to the podcast Better by Great Place to Work, and read A Great Place to Work for All. Join the community on LinkedIn, Twitter, and Instagram.


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 almost 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 more than 400 sites of care, including seven 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, Goryeb Children’s Hospital in Morristown, NJ, and Atlantic Rehabilitation Institute in Madison, NJ.

Atlantic Medical Group, comprised of 1,000 physicians and advanced practice providers, represents one of the largest multi-specialty practices in New Jersey and joins Atlantic Accountable Care Organization and Optimus Healthcare Partners as part of Atlantic Alliance, a Clinically Integrated Network of more than 2,500 health care providers throughout northern and central NJ.

Atlantic Health System provides care for the full continuum of health care needs through 16 urgent care centers, Atlantic Visiting Nurse and Atlantic Anywhere’s Virtual Visits. 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 that will expand 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.