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Atlantic Health System named a best workplace for women

MORRISTOWN, NJ (Morris County) – Atlantic Health System, a leading provider of health care in New Jersey, announced Wednesday it was named thirty-eight 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.

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.

“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.

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By: Jay Edwards Follow on Twitter | Like on Facebook

(Photo: Courtesy Atlantic Health System)