Community Medical Center

Since 1961, Community Medical Center (CMC) has provided care to the residents of Ocean County. CMC is a 528 bed fully accredited medical center that is dedicated to advancing the quality of life and health of the community. Community Medical Center offers comprehensive services, including cancer care at the J. Phillip Citta Regional Cancer Center, wound care at The Center for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine, neurology and neurosurgery services, cardiac care and catheterization on and off-site, surgical services, outpatient dialysis, obstetric, pediatric and outpatient infusion services. Advanced care is provided at the Center for Sleep Disorders, the Center for Diabetes Education and the Women’s Imaging Center. CMC also supports a 25 bed on-site, acute rehabilitation center, a 100 bed Emergency Department and many community outreach programs.

There are 6 Clinical Specialists who hold multiple board certifications in their respective practice areas. Specialists include Critical Care, Infectious Disease and two Emergency Medicine pharmacists. Additionally, there are faculty specialists from Fairleigh Dickinson University School of Pharmacy specializing in critical care and internal medicine/geriatrics that are part of the specialist team. The medical center also has a Transitions of Care (TOC) Clinical Pharmacy Specialist who works closely with the TOC Nursing team to ensure accurate and appropriate medication therapy management during care transitions when patients are admitted to and discharged from CMC.

Dedication to the profession is shown through the student preceptor program with Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy at Rutgers University and Fairleigh Dickinson University’s School of Pharmacy & Health Sciences, and also through our residency programs. CMC Pharmacy is proud to have achieved an eight-year ASHP accredited residency program for 2 PGY1 Pharmacy Residents as well as an eight-year ASHP accredited PGY2 Pharmacy Resident in Critical Care. Continuous learning and improvement for the entire staff is a core principle of the department. Team members provide presentations at the local, state, national and international levels, lead investigational studies, publish journal articles, provide education for nursing and medical staff and have participate in many community outreach programs.

The Pharmacy Department is committed to providing safe, effective and cost conscious service as we support the mission of our medical center in caring for the community we serve. We are equally dedicated to advancing the Pharmacy profession and elevating our team members to their fullest potential.

Community Medical Center Pharmacy Leadership

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Lynne Goldstein, PharmD
Director of Pharmacy Services

Joseph Cavanaugh, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP
Assistant Director of Pharmacy Services

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Anne Ficalora, PharmD, BCSCP
Sterile Products Supervisor

Norah Mahoney, PharmD, BCPS
Informatics Pharmacy Specialist