Summary

St. Joseph’s University Medical Center is an academic tertiary care medical center and state designated trauma center, located in Paterson, New Jersey.

The medical center offers a full complement of specialty and subspecialty services including ambulatory, behavioral health, cardiovascular, emergency/trauma, internal medicine, neuroscience, oncology, orthopedic/spine, rehabilitation, surgical specialty, women’s health, imaging and paediatrics.

St. Joseph’s is one of the 5 Regional Cleft/Lip Craniofacial Centers in New Jersey and a level II Trauma Center. The hospital has a Cardiovascular Center that offers Adult and Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, a Comprehensive Stroke Center and a Perinatal Care facility operating a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.  St. Joseph’s also became the first accredited geriatric emergency program in New Jersey.  The dedicated geriatric Emergency Department at St. Joseph’s University Medical Center in Paterson is one of just nine departments in the country.

In 2016, St. Joseph’s Health was named one of 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare by Becker’s Health Review.  The nursing team at St. Joseph’s University Medical Center has held the Magnet Award for Nursing Excellence, the profession’s highest honor, since 1999.  They are also recipients of the prestigious 2010 Magnet Prize™ — one of only 8 Magnet-designated hospitals to ever receive The Magnet Prize, and the only one worldwide to receive the 2010 award.