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Hackensack University Medical Center

Location: Hackensack, N.J.

Type of organization: Hospital/health system

Meet the organization: Hackensack UMC was founded in 1888 as Bergen County's first hospital and had just 12 beds. Today, it has 775 beds and 7,653 employees, and has earned numerous awards, including being ranked as the No. 1 hospital in New Jersey by U.S. News & World Report for 2014-15. It has earned accreditation as a CEO Cancer Gold Standard employer each year since 2011 as a leader in workplace wellness. In 2014, the Human Rights Campaign named Hackensack UMC as a LGBT Healthcare Equality Leader.

Added benefits: Employees and their spouses who participate in the hospital's wellness program can qualify for a $25 per month credit. Hospital employees also receive discounts to Beyond Day Spa, which includes a tea garden and massage service. Hackensack UMC offers numerous employee recognition programs, such as a gala service award dinner to honor employee who have more than 10 years of service, as well as most valuable team player awards. A tuition assistance program provides $4,250 for undergraduate and $5,250 for graduate studies. 



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