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RWJ Hamilton Named Outstanding Employer by NJ Business & Industry Association
Date: 12/30/2014

Hamilton, NJ – Robert Wood Johnson (RWJ) Hamilton has been recognized as an Outstanding Employer by the New Jersey Business & Industry Association (NJBIA).

 

The NJBIA’s Outstanding Employer Award is presented to companies that demonstrate a creative and forward-looking approach to managing their human resources. RWJ Hamilton was honored specifically for its Wellness@Work employee wellness program, which is designed to promote positive change through seven pillars of health and wellness services that include health, fitness, nutrition, work/family, financial, resilience and philanthropy.

 

The program’s overall goals are to:  

 •Create and sustain a culture of well-being that promotes, nurtures and rewards healthy lifestyle choices and safe work practices;

 •Improve the health status of RWJ Hamilton’s workforce in order to promote/enhance the quality of life of employees and overall patient satisfaction;

 •Promote personal responsibility for one’s health and well-being – vital to the ability to contribute to the work/mission of the hospital;

 •Encourage employees to strengthen their health and well-being through awareness, education, wellness activities and self-improvement.

 

The program includes a number of health and wellness initiatives including the Walk for Wellness Challenge, Wellness Wednesday health screenings and regular communication through an online employee wellness portal.