Hackensack University Medical Center Named One of the Great Places to Work in Healthcare for Six Consecutive Years

April 13, 2016

Hackensack University Medical Center is proud to announce it has been ranked among the Great Places to Work in Healthcare for the sixth year in a row, according to Becker’s Hospital Review. The 2016 “150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare” list includes U.S. healthcare provider organizations, such as hospitals, health systems, ambulatory surgical centers and home health agencies; as well as other types of healthcare-specific companies, like consulting firms, health IT vendors, medical societies and more. A version of this list has been published every year since 2011, and HackensackUMC has been listed every year since its inception.

“HackensackUMC remains committed to providing our team members with an encouraging and inviting place to work,” said Robert C. Garrett, president and chief executive officer of Hackensack University Health Network. “We have developed programs and services to give our colleagues the resources they need to enjoy a productive career at our medical center, while also maintaining a healthy work-life balance.”

According to Becker’s Hospital Review:

Meet the organization: HackensackUMC is a private, nonprofit, regional academic medical center serving northern New Jersey and the New York metropolitan area. The medical center is the biggest employer in Bergen County, N.J., with more than 7,500 employees, nearly 1,500 physicians and 1,700 volunteers. HackensackUMC has received various accolades for its workplace environment. From 2011 through 2015, HackensackUMC has been accredited as a CEO Cancer Gold Standard employer for workplace wellness. Additionally, the medical center is a 2015 winner of SmartCEO’s Corporate Culture Award, which honors businesses that have successfully championed a positive, productive and performance-driven culture, and have worked with their employees to develop successful cultural practices.

Added benefits: HackensackUMC offers employees an array of benefits, including voluntary accident and life insurance, an adoption benefit, tuition assistance and pet insurance. The medical center also allows eligible employees to purchase new computers despite their credit status with payroll deduction. Weight Watchers is offered onsite, and there is a hospital-based fitness facility for employees.

“We are proud to be among the great places to work in healthcare for the sixth year in a row,” said Nancy R. Corcoran-Davidoff, executive vice president and chief human resources and internal communications officer of HackensackUMC. “We never stop seeking ways to better inform and engage our colleagues, and have tailored our benefits programs to the needs of our team members. We are proud that so many of the finest healthcare professionals choose to work at HackensackUMC.”

The Becker’s Healthcare editorial team determined the organizations included on this year’s list. Organizations were judged on benefits offerings, wellness initiatives, and efforts to improve professional development, diversity and inclusion, work-life balance and a sense of community among employees.

To view the full list, click here.

About Hackensack University Medical Center
HackensackUMC, a 775- bed nonprofit teaching and research hospital located in Bergen County, NJ, is the largest provider of inpatient and outpatient services in the state. Founded in 1888 as the county’s first hospital, it is the flagship hospital of Hackensack University Health Network, one of the largest health networks in the state comprised of 1,717 beds, more than 10,000 team members and 3,300 credentialed physicians. HackensackUMC was listed as the number one hospital in New Jersey in U.S. News & World Report’s 2015-16 Best Hospital rankings – maintaining its place atop the NJ rankings since the rating system was introduced. It was also named one of the top four New York Metro Area hospitals. HackensackUMC is one of only five major academic medical centers in the nation to receive Healthgrades America’s 50 Best Hospitals Award for five or more years in a row. The medical center is one of the top 25 green hospitals in the country according to Practice Greenhealth, and received 24 Gold Seals of Approval™ by The Joint Commission – more than any other hospital in the country. It was the first hospital in New Jersey and second in the nation to become a Magnet® recognized hospital for nursing excellence; receiving its fifth consecutive designation in 2014. HackensackUMC has created an entire campus of award-winning care, including: the John Theurer Cancer Center; the Heart & Vascular Hospital; and the Sarkis and Siran Gabrellian Women’s and Children’s Pavilion, which houses the Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital and Donna A. Sanzari Women’s Hospital, which was designed with The Deirdre Imus Environmental Health Center and listed on the Green Guide’s list of Top 10 Green Hospitals in the U.S. HackensackUMC is the Hometown Hospital of the New York Giants and the New York Red Bulls and is Official Medical Services Provider to The Barclays PGA Golf Tournament. It remains committed to its community through fundraising and community events. To learn more, visit www.HackensackUMC.org.