AUGUST 24, 2021 – MORRISTOWN, NJ – Atlantic Health System’s supportive and inclusive workplace culture was once again celebrated nationally, when it was named among “America’s Best Employers By State” for 2021 by Forbes. This recognition is the third such honor Atlantic Health System has received this year, joining Great Place to Work® and Fortune’s lists of the “100 Best Companies to Work For®” and “Best Workplaces in Health Care & Biopharma™”. Atlantic Health System ranked number 47 in New Jersey and joins organizations including Johnson & Johnson, Princeton University and Prudential Financial.
“For many of our team members, choosing a career in health care was a decision to answer a calling to serve their communities,” said Dennis Lennon, Vice President, Human Resources, Atlantic Health System. Our obligation to every one of our 18,000 doctors, nurses and caregivers is to provide them with an extraordinary workplace that fosters trust, inclusion and creativity and encourages them to be their unique selves as they join their fellow team members in building healthier communities.”
Forbes partnered with the world-leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider, Statista, to collect direct recommendations from Atlantic Health System team members as well as indirect recommendations from across the health care industry. Atlantic Health System earned a place on the coveted list thanks to its scores on a variety of criteria, including safety of work environment, competitiveness of compensation, opportunities for advancement and openness to telecommuting.
The data was collected by Forbes and Statista via an independent and anonymous survey of 80,000 U.S. employees working for companies employing at least 500 in their U.S. operations. To see the entire list, visit Forbes.com.
About Atlantic Health System
Atlantic Health System is at the forefront of medicine, setting standards for quality health care in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and the New York metropolitan area. Powered by a workforce of more than 18,000 team members and 4,800 affiliated physicians dedicated to building healthier communities, Atlantic Health System serves more than half of the state of New Jersey including 11 counties and 4.9 million people. The not-for-profit system offers more than 400 sites of care, including seven hospitals: 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, Goryeb Children’s Hospital in Morristown, NJ, and Atlantic Rehabilitation Institute in Madison, NJ.
Atlantic Medical Group, comprised of 1,000 physicians and advanced practice providers, represents one of the largest multi-specialty practices in New Jersey and joins Atlantic Accountable Care Organization and Optimus Healthcare Partners as part of Atlantic Alliance, a Clinically Integrated Network of more than 2,500 health care providers throughout northern and central NJ.
Atlantic Health System provides care for the full continuum of health care needs through 16 urgent care centers, Atlantic Visiting Nurse and Atlantic Anywhere Virtual Visits. Facilitating the connection between these services on both land and air is the transportation fleet of Atlantic Mobile Health.
Atlantic Health System leads the Healthcare Transformation Consortium, a partnership of six regional hospitals and health systems dedicated to improving access and affordability and is a founding member of the PIER Consortium – Partners in Innovation, Education, and Research – a streamlined clinical trial system that will expand access to groundbreaking research across five health systems in the region.
Atlantic Health System has a medical school affiliation with Thomas Jefferson University and is home to the regional campus of the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Morristown and Overlook Medical Centers and is the official health care partner of the New York Jets.