Atlantic Health System, a leading provider of health care in New Jersey, today announced it was named number 38 on the FORTUNE ‘Best Workplaces for Women’ list– the fourth year in a row Atlantic Health System has earned this recognition from the national publication.
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 and being named a ‘Best Places to Work in Healthcare’ by Modern Healthcare magazine.
Atlantic Health System includes 16,500 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.
“We are proud of the culture of inclusion that our team members have created at Atlantic Health System which ensures all our colleagues are treated equitably and are able to achieve their personal and professional goals in a caring and supportive environment,” said Nikki Sumpter, Senior Vice President Chief Human Resources Officer, Atlantic Health System. “In a pivotal year that has seen a renewed focus on the importance of equality and respect for women, this achievement has never been so important.”
Atlantic Health System’s supportive and caring environment offers team members an ever-growing variety of programs to expand their career horizons, including on-site training and development programs, certification programs and a Professional Advancement Clinical Tracks program. Atlantic Health System also helps team members build academic credentials with tuition reimbursement, the Career Readiness Program and discounts on tuition and textbooks. Atlantic Health system supports families by providing generous maternity healthcare coverage and quality, affordable child care centers on-site, as well as back up care. Its breast-feeding program supports nursing mothers with designated lactation suites and a package that includes a cooler bag to store breast milk and a pump.
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 6 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.