MORRISTOWN, NJ - Atlantic Health System has once again been recognized for its commitment to diversity by being named number 77 on the FORTUNE ‘Best Workplaces for Diversity’ list – the third year in a row Atlantic Health System has earned this recognition from the national publication.

The only New Jersey-based health care provider on the list, Atlantic Health System has more than 16,500 team members,  and strives have a workforce as diverse as the communities it serves.

This recognition comes on the heels of Fortune Magazine naming Atlantic Health System one of its “100 Best Workplaces for Women®,” for the fourth year in a row and being named a ‘Best Places to Work in Healthcare’ by Modern Healthcare magazine. Atlantic Health System has also been named a “Best Place to Work” by Fortune for ten consecutive years.

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Atlantic Health System includes a network of 900 multidisciplinary physicians across the Atlantic Medical Group, six hospitals -- including Overlook Medical Center in Summit, 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 encourages our team members to bring their whole selves to work each day in a warm and caring environment,” said Nikki Sumpter, Senior Vice President Chief Human Resources Officer, Atlantic Health System. “Our team members recognize the importance of diversity and understanding, and we are proud to provide resources to create unique experiences that meet dynamic needs of every individual.”

Atlantic Health System’s inclusive 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.
  • Tuition reimbursement and discounts on tuition and textbooks to build their academic credentials
  • A Career Readiness Program for entry level team members
  • The AHS Alumni Club which invites retirees to come back to work on a per diem or temporary basis and benefit from flexible work arrangements and extra income
  • A Women’s Leadership Council providing guidance and opportunities for development for women across the system
  • A Diversity Council which deepens the understanding of the needs of team members and ensures they provide care that meets the needs of the diverse communities Atlantic Health System serves.