MORRISTOWN, NJ – JULY 18, 2017 – Atlantic Health System, a leading provider of health care in New Jersey, today announced it was named to the Great Place to Work® and Fortune’s inaugural list of Best Workplaces in New York.
Atlantic Health System ranked 6th on the list, and was the only New Jersey-based health care system to be highlighted in the New York Metropolitan region.
The new recognition follows Atlantic Health System’s ninth consecutive annual ranking on Fortune’s 2017 100 Best Companies to Work For® and placed eighth on Great Place to Work® and Fortune’s Best Workplaces in Health Care list.
Other companies on this year’s list include Comcast, American Express, Wegmans and Novo Nordisk. Employee surveys conducted by Great Place to Work show the leading New York region workplaces outperformed their peers in a variety of important areas, such as management transparency, professional development, meaningful work promotion equity and the generosity of benefit programs. These high-achieving organizations are also nurturing and positive places, with an average of more than 90 percent of their employees believing colleagues care about each other and are willing to go the extra mile to get the job done.
“Atlantic Health System team members come to work committed not only to creating healthier communities, but also healthier and more fulfilling workplace environments,” said Nikki Sumpter, senior vice president and chief human resources officer, Atlantic Health System. “This honor further highlights Atlantic Health System’s commitment to creating a supportive culture so our team members can deliver the very best care to the communities we serve.”
"The Best Workplaces give themselves a competitive advantage over peers by creating an environment where trust, collaboration and innovation can thrive,” said Michael Bush, CEO of Great Place to Work.
About The Best Workplaces in New York Methodology
Great Place to Work surveyed nearly 137,000 employees from Great Place to Work–Certified organizations with locations in New York state and the New York City metropolitan area. It analyzed how positively employees rated their organizations on more than 50 different metrics, including management transparency, professional development, meaningful work, promotion equity and the generosity of benefit programs. It also analyzed demographic patterns to ensure they were creating great workplaces for all employees, regardless of who they are or what they do for the organization. All surveys were anonymous. Results were normalized for organizations' size and complexity and had at least a 95% confidence level with a 5% margin of error.
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.