Your Guide to Being a Patient at Jersey City Medical Center

When it comes to patient care, the staff of medical professionals across all of our New Jersey facilities strives to maintain an environment for patients and their families that will make recovery even easier. To do this, our hospitals and health centers try to keep every patient’s needs in mind.

At Jersey City Medical Center, this is no different. We want you be ready for your visit with us. To do that, here are a few need-to-knows that will hopefully make your time with us more pleasant:


Parking facilities are available for the convenience of your visitors. Handicapped parking facilities are available. There are automatic doors located on the ground floor entrance for easy accessibility. On exiting the lot, a fee is needed to release the gates. This charge is to defray the cost of maintaining and protecting the parking areas. Discounted parking is available for patients while at the hospital. Please check with your case manager. We also have valet parking for visitors available during weekday visiting hours. Please pull into the circle.

Please note: Parking is not permitted on Jersey Avenue until after 3 p.m. Monday through Friday.


Jersey City Medical Center provides free Wi-Fi access in our Emergency Department and all inpatient areas so patients and their visitors can connect to the Internet.

All of our rooms are equipped with free Internet access for your laptop. Enter the following:

  • Username: liberty
  • Password: guest

Starbucks Kiosk

Starbucks Kiosk (featuring coffee, newspapers, tea, pastry, soup, sandwiches, fruit salad and other delicacies): Located in the main lobby Monday to Friday: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Holidays: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Gift Shop

Gift Shop (featuring gifts, magazines, flowers, candy and snacks): Located in the main lobby Monday to Friday: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Weekends and holidays: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Vending Machines

Snacks are available in vending machines located in the Emergency Department waiting room and in the cafeteria. Healthy choice vending also is available on selected patient units.

Patient Guide

To learn more about everything else offered to you as a patient at Jersey City Medical Center, please refer to our Patient Guide.

Patient Guide

JCMC Patient Guide

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