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Hospital Leadership

Michael Prilutsky JCMC President and CEO

Michael Prilutsky

President and CEO

Welcome to Jersey City Medical Center, where our mission is “Enhancing life.” We are proud of our many achievements, which we owe to the dedication and hard work of our talented staff. Our hospital has been awarded the Magnet Certification for Nursing Excellence three consecutive times, making Jersey City Medical Center the only hospital in Hudson, Essex or Union counties to achieve this honor. Leapfrog has recognized us as a top teaching hospital and awarded the hospital an “A” safety score for fourteen reporting periods. We are always looking for ways to better serve you and welcome your feedback.

Carla Hollis-Parker COO

Carla Parker-Hollis

Chief Operating Officer

Jersey City Medical Center is on a journey to becoming a High Reliability Organization (HRO), steeped in a culture of safety to achieve top-tier clinical outcomes and to deliver the highest quality care and safest experience for our patients, communities and workforce. Delivering Safety Together will enhance our quality; patient, physician and employee satisfaction; and overall operational performance, as we strive to be Hudson County’s hospital of choice.

Robert Marulies, Esq

Robert Margulies, Esq

Chair of the Board of Trustees

Our goal is to provide high-quality, comprehensive health care services to the families of Hudson County with world-class service. The Board of Trustees is dedicated to maintaining Jersey City Medical Center as a pillar of our local community, while becoming a national leader in innovation and clinical excellence.

Robert Spira, MD

Robert Spira, MD

Interim Chief Medical Officer

Thank you for visiting our website. We are Enhancing Life by providing quality patient services with an emphasis on Patient Safety, Clinical Quality, and Satisfaction.

Chief Nursing Officer - Margaret Ames, DNP, MPA, RN, NEA-BC

Margaret Ames, DNP, MPA, RN, NEA-BC

Chief Nursing Officer, Senior VP of Patient Care Service

At Jersey City Medical Center, nursing is not just a profession, it is a passion. Our values of superior patient care, commitment to quality and a quest for clinical knowledge allowed JCMC to earn the prestigious Magnet Recognition Award for nursing excellence.
Learn more about Nursing at JCMC »

Boards of Trustees

Jersey City Medical Center
  • **Thomas Biga
  • Catherine M. Carnevale (Secretary)
  • Abegail Douglas-Johnson (Vice Chair)
  • Mr. Thomas M. Gallagher
  • Marvin Glazerman (Treasurer)
  • Carlos Lejnieks
  • Robert E. Margulies, Esq. (Chair)
  • Edgar Martinez
  • *W. Nevins McCann, Esq.
  • **Richard O’Neill
  • Joseph A. Panepinto, Jr.
  • *Veronica Park
  • Michael Pham, MD
  • Michael Prilutsky
  • Maureen A. Skea
  • Margaret Ames
  • Seena A. Stein
  • Ketan Vyas
  • Alan J. Wilzig* Emeritus Status as of May 2017

*Appointed by the City of Jersey City

**RWJBH Designee

New members must be approved by RWJBH Board

Jersey City Medical Center Foundation
  • James Caulfield
  • Phyllis Colaninno-Hart
  • Michael DeMarco
  • Joan Introcaso
  • Nicole Kagan
  • Jeremy Kaplan
  • Suraj Kaufman
  • W. Nevins McCann, Esq.
  • Maryellen McLaughlin
  • Joseph F. Scott, FACHE
  • Jared H. Wolovnick, Esq.

To contact a Board Member please use this address:

Board Members Name
Care of: Maureen Taylor - Executive Assistant to the President & CEO and Board of Trustees
RWJBarnabas Health Jersey City Medical Center
355 Grand Street
Jersey City, New Jersey 07302

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