About Jersey City Medical Center

Founded in 1882, Jersey City Medical Center, Jersey City Medical Center (JCMC), an RWJBarnabas Health facility, is a comprehensive acute and sub-acute care, 348-bed not-for-profit teaching hospital. JCMC is located on a 15‐acre campus overlooking the New York Harbor and Liberty State Park, conveniently located near major highways and public transportation including the PATH, bus and light rail. JCMC is a state-designated Level II Regional Trauma Center with 16,000 admissions and over 80,000 Emergency Department visits annually. A new state-of-the art ED, a $100 million investment that opened in September 2022, adds 60,000 square feet and features the Abercrombie Guild Pediatric Emergency Department, Hudson County’s only Pediatric ED.

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JCMC is the only full-service heart hospital in Hudson County, offering access to outstanding cardiologists and sophisticated treatments, such as cardiac surgery and Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacements (TAVR). It has a highly active advanced minimally invasive robotic surgery program. In partnership with Rutgers University, our Vascular Center provides easier access to a full spectrum of advanced vascular care, and has earned recognition from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.

The Madeline Fiadini LoRe Foundation Infusion Center and our Radiation Oncology located nearby at Colony Plaza delivers multidisciplinary, comprehensive cancer care, located at Colony Plaza in Jersey City. In partnership with Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, the state’s only National Cancer Institute (NCI) designated-Comprehensive Care Center, JCMC provides patients with advanced cancer treatment options, including clinical trials, complex surgical procedures and sophisticated radiation therapy techniques.

JCMC offers a full range of women’s health services to women at any age from routine care through diagnostic procedures, whether a first gynecological exam, prenatal care, postmenopausal care, genetic counseling and anything in between. Women’s Health at Grove Street and Cristie Kerr Women’s Health Center offers women convenient access to the highest level of medical care. For expecting families, JCMC provides comprehensive care before, during and after the birth of a child. The hospital is equipped to manage deliveries from natural to high risk. The 17,500 square-foot Lord Abbett Maternity Wing features private rooms, with modern equipment and amenities that provide a family-centric birthing experience that matches JCMC’s world-class labor and delivery services. As a state designated Level III Regional Perinatal Center, the hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit helps infants with severe prematurity, respiratory distress and feeding issues for the first 28 days of life.

Jersey City Medical Center at Greenville, located at 1825 Kennedy Boulevard in Jersey City, is an outpatient medical center providing a unique array of services intended to enhance care for families who need it most. Programs and services include medical and social services for the homeless; Center for Comprehensive Care provides medical services and case management for people living with HIV + HEP C; the Green Apple Rx Food FARMacy for individuals with food insecurity and chronic health disorders, and more. JCMC-Greenville also offers primary care, rheumatology and retail pharmacy.

RWJBarnabas Health at Bayonne, located at 519 Broadway & 24th Street, features a satellite ED operated by JCMC, which is fully‐licensed and has all the same capabilities as a traditional emergency room, staffed with board‐certified emergency room physicians, specially‐trained nurses, technicians and health care professionals. RWJBH-Bayonne also offers primary care, various health care specialists, and an imaging center and physical therapy.

JCMC is essential to local and statewide economic development and continues to deliver on its social impact commitment to, “Hire Local, Buy Local, Invest Local.” The expansion of clinical health services, construction and community contributions complement the hospital’s commitment toward healing, enhancing and investing in Hudson County.

Our History

Thousands of patients rely on us each year to treat them with expertise and compassion. It is our legacy and it is Jersey City Medical Center's continuing responsibility.

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Hospital Leadership

Led by Michael Prilutsky, President and CEO, we strive to build on our legacy and make our hospital among the very best. The hospital is governed by a Board of Trustees, whose current chair is Carlos Lejnieks, the first Latinx to lead JCMC’s board.

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Awards & Accreditations

We were recertified by DNV as a Certified Acute Care Hospital and have received various distinctions and awards, including achieving the Magnet Recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center for four consecutive times for nursing excellence.

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Quality Care

We stand as Hudson County’s largest provider of health care services with more than 18,000 admissions and over 80,000 emergency room visits each year.

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Patient Stories

  • The group and its leader, certified tobacco treatment specialist Mariana Gomez, didn’t judge. “They were all so supportive”

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  • “I’ve always had a good feeling about the hospital, and when I spoke to the people at the transplant center, I felt at ease. The staff was wonderful.”

    Anthony
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  • “The procedure is a game changer, the result is a life changer”

    Richard
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Patient Stories

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