TRINITAS NAMED A TOP PLACE TO WORK IN HEALTHCARE
One of only 5 NJ hospitals named to Becker's Hospital Review List
Trinitas Regional Medical Center, an acute care hospital with 554 beds that serves the City of Elizabeth and its communities in Central New Jersey, is among a select group of hospitals across the nation chosen as one of the 150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare for 2018 by Becker Healthcare, based in Chicago. This is the third year in a row that Trinitas has been named to this national list which highlights hospitals, health systems and healthcare companies that promote diversity within the workforce, employee engagement and professional growth.
According to Becker's Healthcare, Trinitas aims to promote a positive culture and employee health with programs focused on employee well-being. Becker’s explained, "The (Trinitas) health system also prides itself on diversity, with 75 percent of the 2,700 individuals in Trinitas' workforce being women and 69 percent identifying as minorities. Retention is also high, with 39 percent of employees across 80 locations having spent over 10 years working for the system."
To qualify for the Top Place to Work in Healthcare list, Becker Healthcare considers organizations that have received national, state or local recognition in workplace excellence, noteworthy employee benefits offerings, wellness initiatives, efforts to improve professional development, diversity and inclusion, work-life balance, and have fostered a sense of community among employees.
"Trinitas is pleased and extremely proud to be on the Becker Healthcare 2018 list and identified as an exemplary hospital among others in the US," says Gary S. Horan, President and Chief Executive Officer. "Trinitas has impressive credentials in the areas that Becker's Hospital Review uses to evaluate and select organizations for its list. In workplace excellence alone, our 2,700 employees have helped us to earn several "Best Places to Work Awards" from NJBIZ. In terms of the level of care that we offer, Trinitas has been named a Castle Connolly Top Hospital for five years running."
Mr. Horan further notes that Trinitas has launched numerous wellness initiatives for employees to encourage healthy lifestyles. For its promotion of heart health, Trinitas has earned the Fit Friendly Award from the American Heart Association for seven consecutive years, first at the Gold level and then Platinum. It has also received multiple CEO Cancer Gold Standard accreditations for its overall promotion of healthy lifestyles to prevent cancer. The Renal Services Department holds regional 5-Diamond Patient Safety Program status from Quality Network Insights which places it in the top 20% of dialysis centers in New Jersey. For the period 2015–2020, the National League for Nursing has designated Trinitas for a third time as a Center of Excellence in Nursing Education for Creating Environments that Enhance Student Learning and Professional Development. In health information management, Trinitas has been named a "Most Wired Hospital" multiple times by Hospitals and Healthcare Network.
Published since 2011, Becker's Hospital Review list features hospitals, health systems, and ambulatory surgical centers and home health agencies, as well as healthcare consulting firms, health IT vendors, medical societies and more.
About Trinitas Regional Medical Center
Trinitas Regional Medical Center (TRMC), a major center for comprehensive health services for those who live and work in Central New Jersey, is a Catholic teaching medical center sponsored by the Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth in partnership with Elizabethtown Healthcare Foundation. With 10 Centers of Excellence across the continuum of care, Trinitas has distinguished itself in cardiology, cancer care, behavioral health, renal care, nursing education, diabetes management, wound healing and sleep medicine.
Posted: April 10, 2018