Welcome from our President and Chief Executive Officer

A message from Joseph F. Scott, President and Chief Executive Officer of Jersey City Medical Center

Joe ScottWelcome and thank you for becoming a member of the Jersey City Medical Center (JCMC), RWJBarnabas Health team. We believe employees are our most valuable asset.

Starting a new job can often be confusing as you learn how an organization conducts business.

Thousands of patients rely on us each year to treat them with high quality care and compassion. It is our legacy and it is Jersey City Medical Center's continuing responsibility. JCMC provides the highest level of care for women and infants, trauma, cardiac patients and offers a vast array of behavioral health services. We are the regional referral and teaching hospital. We are the EMS provider for Jersey City. In addition, we provide Advanced Life Support Ambulance (ALS) services throughout Hudson County. Our hospital provides convenient and accessible outpatient services to the community along with programs to reduce hospital admissions.

At Jersey City Medical Center our mission is Enhancing Life. It is important you remember our mission. It is our guiding force. As you start your workday we ask each employee to embrace “Enhancing Life.” Our mission was created with input from our employees, physicians, volunteers and the community during 2008 and continues to help guide us.

Our vision is to be in the top 10% nationally in each of our pillars, safety, clinical quality, engagement and economic health.

Health care is changing all around us. Our strategic goal for our continued success is to be recognized as a national leader in high-quality patient care, with a staff that offers the best medical expertise and access to the latest in medical technology no matter where a patient is treated.

As an employee, we ask you to bring a commitment to excellence, a positive attitude, and a drive to help us meet our mission and build our future. In return, we will strive to provide you with wages, benefits, incentives, and opportunities for advancement, along with a technologically advanced facility in which to do your job; and the respect and support deserving of a vital member of our health care team.

Looking forward to seeing you at hospital orientation, meeting you, and always hearing your ideas and suggestions. Welcome to the team!

Joseph F. Scott, FACHE – President and CEO