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Atlantic Health System Named a Best Workplace for Diversity and Best Workplace for Parents

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Atlantic Health System, an integrated health care delivery system, today announced its national recognition by Great Place to Work® and Fortune in being named to their 2017 Best Workplaces for Parents and 2017 Best Workplaces for Diversity lists.  This is the second year in a row that the organization’s equitable, family-friendly work environments have earned a place on these exclusive lists. Other recognized companies include Comcast and American Express.

In being chosen as one of the Best Workplaces for Parents, Atlantic Health System was credited with providing opportunities and benefits that allowed working parents to flourish.  The Best Workplaces for Diversity recognition reflects the organization’s commitment to building inclusive workplaces that bring together individuals from many backgrounds, ethnicities, ages and orientations.

“A key element in building healthier communities is creating a workforce that reflects the rich diversity of the communities we serve,” said Nikki Sumpter, senior vice president and chief human resources officer. “Every team member at Atlantic Health System strives to deliver the excellent care our patients deserve.  We are proud to do so in a way that appreciates our differences, and protects the work-life balance that enables families to thrive.”

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"The Best Workplaces for Parents earn superior performance from their teams by tapping into the full potential of their colleagues with children,” said Michael Bush, CEO of Great Place to Work. “The Best Workplaces for Diversity have achieved something beyond basic fairness. They find ways to connect with each and every employee, listening to their challenges and building on their talents.”

For Atlantic Health System, 2017 has been a year of many recognitions. This spring, the system received its ninth consecutive annual ranking on Fortune’s list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For®.  It was also selected by Great Place to Work® and Fortune as one of the Best Workplaces in Health Care, Best Workplaces in New York (region), and Best Workplaces for Women

About the Best Workplaces for Diversity Methodology

Great Place to Work based its ranking on a data-driven methodology applied to anonymous Trust Index™ survey responses from 442,624 employees at Great Place to Work-Certified organizations. To learn more about Great Place to Work Certification and recognition on Best Workplaces lists published with FORTUNE, visit Greatplacetowork.com.

About the Best Workplaces for Parents

Great Place to Work based its ranking on a data-driven methodology applied to anonymous Trust Index™ survey responses from 443,258 employees at Great Place to Work-Certified organizations. To learn more about Great Place to Work Certification and recognition on Best Workplaces lists published with FORTUNE, visit Greatplacetowork.com

About Atlantic Health System 

Atlantic Health System, headquartered in Morristown, New Jersey, is one of the largest non-profit healthcare systems in New Jersey. It includes 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; and Goryeb Children’s Hospital in Morristown, NJ, as well as Atlantic Rehabilitation, and Atlantic Home Care and Hospice. It also includes its subsidiary, Atlantic Ambulance Corporation.  Atlantic Health System comprises 1,599 licensed beds, more than 16,000 employees and more than 4,000 physicians.  Atlantic Health System has a medical school affiliation with the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University; a Major Clinical Affiliate of Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey; part of Atlantic Accountable Care Organization, one of the largest ACOs in the nation, and is a member of AllSpire Health Partners.

 

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