RWJBarnabas Health Named One of America’s Greatest Workplaces for Diversity by Newsweek

West Orange, NJ, January 24, 2023 — Accredited by RWJBarnabas Health, the largest, most comprehensive academic health care system in New Jersey newsweek As one of “America’s Greatest Workplaces 2023” for diversity. RWJBarnabas Health is one of 1,000 companies in the United States to earn the designation.

“It is an incredible honor to be recognized by newsweek To create a workplace where all employees feel valued and respected,” said Mark E. Mannigan, President and CEO, RWJBarnabass Health. “Over the past several years, RWJBarnabas Health has become a national leader as we have worked toward diversity, equity and inclusion throughout our workforce. We recognize that the diversity of our workforce is not only important to us as an organization, but essential to the overall health of our patients and surrounding communities.

In 2016, RWJBarnabas Health established the Corporate Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion to expand diversity and inclusion strategies and embrace the experiences, perspectives and ideas of all employees across the system. Since then, RWJBarnabas Health has increased the diversity of the system’s leadership team, enhanced cultural competency training, and shared characteristics and practices to provide support to fellow associates, promote career development, and contribute to cultural sensitivity. Have established employee-led groups based on/or life experiences. in work environment.

“RWJBarnabas Health is committed to treating everyone with dignity and respect while appreciating and embracing the differences and similarities that exist among our workforce and we thank newsweek To recognize that commitment,” said Trina Parks, DHA, FACHE, executive vice president, chief corporate diversity and inclusion officer, RWJBarnabass Health. “We are dedicated to evolving and adapting to the diverse and changing needs of our communities while ensuring that we are culturally responsive to our employees and patients.”

newsweek partnered with Plant-A Insights Group, a market data research firm, to profile the top 1,000 companies that not only celebrate diversity but are implementing policies that cultivate an inclusive workplace. Scoring is based on a large-scale employee study that reviewed publicly available data, interviews with HR professionals and anonymous online surveys of a diverse pool of employees. Respondents were asked questions about corporate culture, work environment, and other topics in their own companies and other people they were familiar with. The survey captured over 350,000 company reviews.

For more information on Newsweek’s list, visit America’s Greatest Workplaces 2023 for Diversity.

About RWJarnabas Health
RWJBarnabas Health is the largest, most comprehensive academic health care system in New Jersey, with a service area covering eight counties with five million people. The system includes twelve acute care hospitals – Clara Maas Medical Center in Belleville, Community Medical Center in Toms River, Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, Jersey City Medical Center in Jersey City, Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch, Monmouth Medical in South Campus Center Lakewood, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center in Newark, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in Hamilton in Hamilton, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Rahway in Rahway, and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerville in Somerville; Trinitas Regional Medical Center in Elizabeth; three acute care children’s hospitals; specialized children’s hospitals, including a network of outpatient centers; Center for Behavioral Health and the largest behavioral health network in the state; two trauma centers; a satellite emergency department; ambulatory care centers; Geriatric Center; comprehensive home care and hospice programs; fitness and wellness center; retail pharmacy services; an affiliated medical group; multi-site imaging center; and two accountable care organizations.

RWJBarnabas Health is one of New Jersey’s largest private employers – with more than 38,000 employees and 9,000 physicians – and regularly receives national awards for outstanding quality and safety. RWJBarnabas Health, in partnership with Rutgers University, is New Jersey’s largest academic health care system. The collaboration aligns RWJBarnabas Health with Rutgers’ education, research and clinical activities, which include the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey – the state’s only National Cancer Institute (NCI) – designated comprehensive cancer center – and Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care Huh.

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