WEST ORANGE, NJ — "Becker's Hospital Review" recently named RWJBarnabas Health to its 2017 list of "150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare," a compilation of hospitals, health systems, ambulatory surgical centers, physician groups, vendors and other healthcare organizations that provide excellent work environments and outstanding benefits to their employees.

On behalf of RWJBarnabas Health, President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Barry Ostrowsky said the health center, which is committed to creating an environment for employees where they experience trust, camaraderie and a sense of pride, was honored to be listed in the Top 150.

“Our employees and physicians are truly our greatest assets,” he said. “Their compassion, expertise and professionalism are evidenced in the remarkable work they do.  Providing an environment that enables and empowers them to excel is paramount to the success of the organization.”

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Becker's Hospital Review has been compiling a list of Top Places to Work in Healthcare annually since 2011.  The list is comprised of both providers and non-provider organizations. The Becker's editorial team determined the entities included on this year's list.

Organizations that submitted nominations were considered, as were those that received national, state or local recognition previously earned for workplace excellence, as well as benefits offerings, wellness initiatives, and efforts to improve professional development, diversity and inclusion, work-life balance and a sense of community among employees.

RWJBarnabas Health is New Jersey’s second-largest private employer, with more than 33,000 employees, 9,000 physicians and 1,000 residents and interns. The health center routinely captures national awards for outstanding quality and safety.

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