Nurse Recruitment/Retention

Department of Recruitment and RetentionThe Corporate Department of Recruitment and Retention, coordinates all system-wide nursing recruitment and retention initiatives. Through regular meetings with recruiters and nurse managers, programs have been implemented to assure recruitment and retention programs meet the needs of our nursing departments and employees.

Because of its size and reputation, we able to offer competitive compensation packages and other advantages including:

  • Competitive salaries
  • Generous benefits package (including 401K)
  • Weekend incentives at some affiliates
  • 12.5 hour shifts
  • Child care at some affiliates
  • Comprehensive orientation programs
  • Extensive continuing education opportunities
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Professional development and advancement recognizing clinical experience and expertise, education and certifications Newsletter written by and for system-wide nursing staff
  • Nursing practice research

Please see individual hospitals for specifics.

Nurse Recruiters

For more information about any of the job fairs/open houses, please contact the nurse recruiter at the specific facility.

Barnabas Health Behavioral Health Center
Laurel McGee
732-914-3842

Children’s Specialized Hospital
Lori Velasco
908-301-5543

Clara Maass Medical Center
Pia Salazar
973-450-2201

Community Medical Center
Patricia Chirumbolo
732-557-8747

Jersey City Medical Center
Jeandelys Fernandez
201-309-2722

Monmouth Medical Center
Gena Cagle
732-923-6658

Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus
Patricia Byrnes
732-886-4753

Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
Michael Gould
973-926-8297

RWJ University Hospital Hamilton

Christina Narvaez
732-937-8811

RWJ University Hospital New Brunswick
Brittany Polmann
732-258-3018

RWJ University Hospital Rahway

Joanne Plichta
732-499-6147

RWJ University Hospital Somerset

Micaella Acevedo
732-253-3251
Hillary Djamoos
732-253-3395
Kim Lalchand
732-253-3178
Marygene Muller
732-253-3392

Saint Barnabas Medical Center
Vivian Hoffman
973-322-8077
Ana Pereira-Marques
973-322-5229