#TeamAcuity – What Our New Name Means to Us!

Lourdes Specialty Hospital of Southern New Jersey recently introduced its new name – Acuity Specialty Hospital of Southern New Jersey. The change is to reflect the company’s brand and mission throughout the region and showcase its commitment to excellence.

Acuity Specialty Hospital of Southern New Jersey is conveniently located in Burlington County, N.J., on the campus of Lourdes Medical Center in Burlington County, N.J. The sister hospital Acuity Specialty Hospital of New Jersey is in Atlantic City, N.J., in AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center.

A few of the Employee Owners are excited to share what the name change means to them.

The name change is a fantastic and exciting news alert for me as a case manager. I am very excited to bridge our teams together and share our wonderful name.  Only good things for the future can come of this!  I look forward to working with a team from our sister facility and sharing new ideas and challenges with.  The hospitals will only grow from this unity!  Great News! – Tracey Douglas McNally, Case Manager

The name change for Lourdes specialty hospital to Acuity Specialty Hospital of Southern New Jersey is very exciting. As an ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan) we are very proud to be a united group who are working toward our mission of providing long term acute and specialized care with improved outcomes.  Working together we can provide the best for our patients.  When everyone sees the name Acuity they can know that the hospital is part of our system, our family.  Having the name acuity proves that the care given within the walls of that facility will be provided by those who truly take pride in being the best. – Cheryl Lambert, Chief Financial Officer, Acuity Specialty Hospital of New Jersey

What is it like? What does it mean? Being an employee of Acuity Specialty Hospital of New Jersey, every day you feel like you are working with Family. Satisfaction in the workplace and being a part of a special team/family, that’s what it is all about.  Families share the same name, it just makes sense. There is no better place to work! I am extremely happy to be a part of it all. Awesome family, awesome outcomes! – Stephen R. Francz, RN BSN Director of Staff Development, Acuity Specialty Hospital of New Jersey

Attracting and keeping the top talent is so important in healthcare. And a strong brand is meaningful to employees, contributing to overall employee satisfaction. Our employees are one of the biggest representations of our company, and our best source of hire, so it’s important to make sure they’re proud of our brand.   I believe that our new identity as Acuity Specialty Hospital of Southern New Jersey will make our employees feel good….and word will travel.  I’m excited and hopeful that rebranding our hospital as an Acuity Hospital will attract the cream of the crop! – Lisa Sinnott, Director Human Resources, Acuity Specialty Hospital of Southern New Jersey

The name change for our hospital for me shows the unity that we have as a company. We are an employee owned company and creating a more uniform name, allows us to be part of the large Acuity family. It is a company that I am happy to be a part of and look forward to continuing the amazing care for patients under our new name. –Megan Gleeson, Director of Pharmacy