RWJBarnabas Health Is The Only Health Care System In New Jersey Named To Modern Healthcare’s 2017 List Of 'Best Places To Work In Healthcare’

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West Orange, NJ, June 6, 2017—RWJBarnabas Health has been named to Modern Healthcare’s 2017 list of "Best Places to Work in Healthcare," a compilation of healthcare organizations that provide excellent work environments and outstanding benefits to their employees. RWJBarnabas Health is among 150 health care companies and organizations across the United States named to the list and the only health care system in New Jersey to receive this national recognition.

Modern Healthcare has been compiling a list of Best Places to Work in Healthcare annually since 2008. The recognition program honors workplaces throughout the healthcare industry that empower their employees to provide patients and customers with the best possible care, products and services.

To develop the list, Modern Healthcare conducted research, considered nominations and evaluated organizations based on their benefits, workplace culture, professional development opportunities and previous recognition for workplace excellence. The resulting list is a compilation of 150 healthcare organizations that go above and beyond for their employees and are great places to work.

“RWJBarnabas Health is honored to be the only New Jersey health care system listed among the ‘Best Places to Work in Healthcare,” said Barry H. Ostrowsky, President and Chief Executive Officer, RWJBarnabas Health. “Our employees and physicians are our greatest assets. Providing a work environment that enables and empowers them to excel ensures that RWJBarnabas Health will continue to be the preeminent healthcare provider throughout the state of New Jersey and beyond.”

RWJBarnabas Health is the most comprehensive health care delivery system in New Jersey, with a service area covering five million people. The system includes eleven acute care hospitals – Clara Maass Medical Center in Belleville, Community Medical Center in Toms River, Jersey City Medical Center in Jersey City, Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch, Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus in Lakewood, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center in Newark, RWJUH- New Brunswick, RWJUH- Somerset in Somerville, RWJUH- Hamilton, RWJUH- Rahway and Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston; three acute care children’s hospitals and a leading pediatric rehabilitation hospital (Children’s Specialized Hospital), a freestanding 100-bed behavioral health center, ambulatory care centers, geriatric centers, the state’s largest behavioral health network, comprehensive home care and hospice programs, fitness and wellness centers, retail pharmacy services, a medical group, multi-site imaging centers and an accountable care organization.

RWJBarnabas Health is New Jersey’s second largest private employer – with more than 33,000 employees, 9,000 physicians and 1,000 residents and interns – and routinely captures national awards for outstanding quality and safety.

Contact: Carrie Cristello