Hackensack University Medical Center Earns National Recognition Among 25 Best Places to Work

September 18, 2017

Hackensack Meridian Health Hackensack University Medical Center is pleased to announce that it has been recognized among 25 hospitals and health systems considered Best Places to Work, according to Indeed.

“I am proud of each of our team members for achieving this significant recognition,” said Ihor Sawczuk, M.D., president of Hackensack University Medical Center. “This distinction is a direct result of their collaboration and dedication to our caring community.”

Hackensack University Medical Center, which is ranked consistently by U.S. News & World Report as the number one hospital in New Jersey, and by Becker’s Hospital Review as One of the 100 Great Hospitals in America 2017, is the only New Jersey hospital recognized on the Indeed Best Places to Work list.

Indeed.com is a worldwide employment-related search engine that boasts more than 200 million unique visitors every month from more than 60 countries. Indeed says it assessed approximately 15 million reviews from current and former employees in order to determine which hospitals and health systems provide the best work experiences nationwide.

“A great workplace is an ideal environment for providing great care. We are committed to providing the highest quality, human-centered care for our patients and an exceptional professional experience for our team members,” said David Works, acting chief human resources officer at Hackensack Meridian Health. “We share a vision to maintain and elevate our collective health and well-being.”

According to Indeed, key factors in the employee reviews included inspiring and diverse workplaces, top-tier research teams and opportunities for advancement.

About Hackensack Meridian Health Hackensack University Medical Center
Hackensack Meridian Health Hackensack University Medical Center, 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 now part of one of the largest networks in the state comprised of 28,000 team members and more than 6,000 physicians. Hackensack University Medical Center was listed as the number one hospital in New Jersey in U.S. News & World Report’s 2017-18 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. Hackensack University Medical Center 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. Becker’s Hospital Review recognized Hackensack University Medical Center as one of the 100 Great Hospitals in America 2017. The medical center is one of the top 25 green hospitals in the country according to Practice Greenhealth, and received 25 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. Hackensack University Medical Center 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. Hackensack University Medical Center is the Hometown Hospital of the New York Giants and the New York Red Bulls and is Official Medical Services Provider to The Northern Trust PGA Golf Tournament. It remains committed to its community through fundraising and community events especially the Tackle Kids Cancer Campaign providing much needed research at the Children’s Cancer Institute housed at the Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital. To learn more, visit www.HackensackUMC.org.