NEW HYDE PARK, NY —
Northwell Health has been designated a 2017-18 STEM JobsSM Approved Employer for its emphasis on science, technology, engineering and math. STEM Jobs, an organization that connects students with resources and media in those fields, rated organizations on their success in hiring and developing skilled job candidates, creating career paths and connecting with higher education institutions.
Northwell Health, No. 76 among 216 organizations listed, was ranked on how it:
- Works to provide opportunities for employees to explore STEM careers;
- Promotes partnerships with colleges that foster literacy in those areas and that connect classrooms to careers;
- Engages in efforts to promote the importance of pursuing STEM literacy and connects to the positions for which the health system hires; and
- Promotes STEM programs and career paths that actively attract and engage underrepresented student populations.
"As the largest private employer in New York and an innovator in health care, we are incredibly proud to have been named a STEM Jobs approved employer," said Joseph Moscola, senior vice president and chief people officer at Northwell Health. "Our leadership across the organization continues to look at ways in which we can build enthusiasm in STEM careers by creating career pathways working with the schools in the communities we serve sparking innovation and hope."
To view the list of 2017-18 STEM Jobs Approved Employers, go to: http://www.stemjobs.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/SJA17-18_Employers.pdf
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About Northwell Health
Northwell Health is New York State's largest health care provider and private employer, with 22 hospitals and over 550 outpatient facilities. We care for more than two million people annually in the metro New York area and beyond, thanks to philanthropic support from our communities. Our 62,000 employees – 15,000+ nurses and about 3,900 physicians, including more than 2,800 members of Northwell Health Physician Partners – are working to change health care for the better. We're making breakthroughs in medicine at the Feinstein Institute. We're training the next generation of medical professionals at the visionary Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine and the School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies. And we offer health insurance through CareConnect. For information on our more than 100 medical specialties, visit Northwell.edu.