HackensackUMC Named a Top 10 Hospital to Work For by Healthcare Global
November 20, 2014 01:57 PM
Hackensack University Medical Center has been named one of the Top 10: Best Hospitals to Work For in the Northeast by Healthcare Global. The award went to hospitals in the Northeast who “represent the best of strong credentials, rich history and a growing focus on how to best care for patients, all while promoting the highest form of employee satisfaction and work-life balance.” Ranked seventh, HackensackUMC is the only New Jersey hospital on the list among some of the best hospitals in the nation including Johns Hopkins Hospital, Mount Sinai Hospital, Geisinger Medical Center, and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.
“We are honored to be considered a top hospital, and we will continue to develop new initiatives and programs to enhance the lives of not only our patients – but also our amazing team members,” said Robert C. Garrett, president and chief executive officer of the Hackensack University Health Network.
According to Healthcare Global:
U.S. News & World Report ranked Hackensack University Medical Center as the number three hospital in the New York City metro area and as the top hospital in New Jersey for 2013-14. It is ranked nationally by U.S. News in nine specialties: cancer; cardiology and heart surgery; otolaryngology; gastroenterology and GI services; geriatrics; neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics, pulmonary and urology.
Spotlight: HackensackUMC has deep ties to its local sports teams, as it is the hometown hospital for the New York Giants football and New York Red Bulls soccer teams. Furthering its connection to the New York Giants, HackensackUMC opened Fitness & Wellness: Powered by the NY Giants, a wellness center in Maywood, New Jersey, late in 2013.
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About Hackensack University Medical Center
HackensackUMC, a 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 1,250 beds, nearly 10,000 employees and 2,700 credentialed physicians. HackensackUMC was listed as the number one hospital in New Jersey in the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospital rankings for 2014-15. It is one of the top 30 hospitals in the nation by receiving 11 national specialty rankings, including a national ranking for the Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital in Neurology and Neurosurgery in the 2014-15 Best Children’s Hospitals. The children’s hospital is housed with the Donna A. Sanzari Women’s Hospital in the Sarkis and Siran Gabrellian Women’s and Children’s Pavilion, which was designed with The Deirdre Imus Environmental Health Center, and was included on the Green Guide’s list of Top 10 Green Hospitals in the U.S. HackensackUMC is among Healthgrades® America’s Best 100 Hospitals in five different areas, is one of Healthgrades America's 50 Best Hospitals™ for eight years in a row, and received the Healthgrades Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence™ 12 years in a row. The medical center has also been named a Leapfrog Top Hospital, and received 23 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 is the Hometown Hospital of the New York Giants and the New York Red Bulls and Official Medical Services Provider to The Barclays PGA Golf Tournament and the NY/NJ Super Bowl XLV111 Host Committee. It remains committed to its community through fundraising and community events. To learn more, visit: www.HackensackUMC.org.