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Atlantic Health System Named a Best Workplace for Diversity For Third Year in a Row

December 6, 2018

December 6, 2018, 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. As a leading provider of health care in New Jersey with more than 16,500 team members, Atlantic Health System is committed to having a workforce as diverse as the communities it serves. Atlantic Health System is the only New Jersey-based health care provider on the list.

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.

Atlantic Health System includes 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.

“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 Atlantic Health System 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.

About Atlantic Health System

Atlantic Health System, headquartered in Morristown, N.J., is an integrated health care delivery system powered by a workforce of over 16,500 team members and 4,800 affiliated physicians dedicated to building healthier communities. 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.

Atlantic Health System provides care for the full continuum of health care needs including 11 urgent care centers, Atlantic Rehabilitation and Atlantic Home Care and Hospice. Facilitating the connection between these services on both land and air is the transportation fleet of Atlantic Mobile Health.

In addition to the employed workforce, Atlantic Alliance, a Clinically Integrated Network represents more than 2,500 health care providers throughout northern and central NJ. Atlantic Health System leads the Healthcare Transformation Consortium, a partnership of 6 regional hospitals and health systems dedicated to improving access and affordability and is a founding member of both the PIER Consortium – Partners in Innovation, Education, and Research – a streamlined clinical trial system that will expand access to groundbreaking research across 6 health systems in New Jersey and Pennsylvania and AllSpire Health Partners, a consortium of 5 leading health care organizations dedicated to serving patients, families and communities in New Jersey, New York, Maryland and Pennsylvania.

About the Best Workplaces for Diversity

Great Place to Work based its ranking on a data-driven methodology applied to anonymous Trust Index™ survey responses representing more than 4.4 million 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

About Great Place to Work

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