Northwell Health New York

Hospital Honor Week: Northwell Health

Christina Omlor

This week we’re celebrating Hospital Honor Week which is all about showing you great healthcare employers with benefits, that help you ace as a healthcare professional. Yesterday, we featured Texas Health Resources and their continued efforts to support gender equality and an open culture. Today, we’re featuring Northwell Health for being a place, where, even though it’s stressful, individual career development and team work are their main concerns.

Looking to develop in your career? Northwell Health excels in that

Company Culture: 4.0
Salary Satisfaction: 3.9

Northwell Health prides itself on helping its employees to learn and develop in their careers so that they can offer their patients the very best care. In fact, Northwell offers eligible employees $5,000 a year in reimbursement toward qualified tuition expenses for an Associate’s; Bachelors or graduate-level degree. They also offer 100% employer-paid tuition expenses towards a 2-year Master’s degree from Hofstra University. And for those learning on the job, Northwell has a unique Center for Learning and Innovation (CLI) which offers a number of different learning programs to help employees to continuously improve patient care, safety measures and leadership skills. It’s no wonder then, that Northwell Health scores so highly for career development on our site! 

Hard Facts

What’s special about Northwell Health?

Northwell Health is a nonprofit integrated healthcare network that also happens to be New York State’s largest healthcare provider and private employer. As such, this healthcare system treats more New Yorkers with cancer than any other healthcare provider. Northwell Health also contributes more than $1.3 billion in community benefit (11.96 percent of operating expenses) by participating in more than 11,900 community health programs and training 36,000 health professionals, so working here really gives you a chance to have a big impact on your local community! 

What kind of career can you develop here?

  • Northwell’s Sandra Atlas Bass Heart Hospital has been recognized as one of top two cardiac surgery programs in US & Canada
  • Northwell’s Cohen Children’s Medical Center ranked by US News and World Report as one of nation’s top 50 children’s hospitals in eight pediatric specialties
  • Northwell has been recognized as one of the nation’s top employers for military veterans

What’s it like to work for Northwell Health?

Career Development: 4.03
Teamwork: 4.13

413 people have left reviews about Northwell Health here at kununu which should give you a good idea of what it’s like to work here! As we said, Northwell ranks especially highly for career development and you can see why when one employee says, “I have had a mentor from the start who has been a great help to me,” and another says that the “management always encourages growth.” One employee even says, “it is a great atmosphere and the people are really great, I have learned and continue to learn so much!” Northwell evidently has great teamwork too, and they offer a number of recognition programs and employee events. So there definitely is an emphasis on teamwork and relationship building.” If you’re looking for an employer that will help you to develop your career and foster strong relationships with your team, this is the place for you! 

What employee benefits does Northwell Health offer?

401k Retirement Plan

Northwell gives all eligible employees a generous 401(k) Retirement Program to help them save for their future. Offerings depend on your job title and date of hire.

Voluntary Benefits  

Northwell offers a number of extra voluntary benefits including: Accident Insurance, Cancer Insurance, Critical Illness Insurance, Fraud SafeGuard Insurance, Pet Insurance, Pre-Paid Legal Services, Select Life Insurance, Adoption Assistance, Assisted Housing and Back-Up Care options for your loved ones.

Education Benefits

Northwell offers every employee access to their unique Center for Learning and Innovation along with discounts to the following institutions: Capella University, Chamberlain College of Nursing, Marist College, Adelphi University, Chatham University and Merry College. They also offer eligible employees $5000 in tuition reimbursement for an Associate’s, Bachelors or graduate-level degree, along with 100% reimbursement for MA programs. 

Health and Wellness 

Northwell offers a choice of 3 Medical Plans, 2 Dental Plans, a Vision Plan, a Prescription Drug Plan, a Wellness Pledge Program, Short and Long-term Disability Plans, Life Insurance and more. 



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