Our Culture of Nursing

The #1 Hospital in New Jersey


Hackensack University Health Network President and Chief Executive Officer, Robert C. Garrett sits down with NJ Today Anchor Mike Schneider to discuss healthcare reform, recent acquisitions and the U.S. News & World Report rankings of the nation’s finest hospitals which placed Hackensack University Medical Center in the top 4 elite of the 184 hospitals in the New York Metropolitan area, and #1 in New Jersey.

Interdisciplinary Commitment


Our commitment to continuous improvement and quality achieves sustained results, such as our record of diminishing patient falls, which is evidenced by our outperformance of the National Database of Nursing Quality Indicators® (NDNQI®) for the hospital bed size greater than 500 benchmark for falls during the last eight quarters, 4Q2010-3Q2012.

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Nursing Careers

Our Magnet-award winning nurses are the backbone of the frontline care provided at Hackensack University Medical Center.

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Our Vision and Guiding Principles

Our professional practice and care delivery models are the backbone of the care that our award-winning nurses provide every day.

Longstanding leadership

Nursing Clinical Practice Areas

The nurse at Hackensack University Medical Center has a wide range of nursing specialty opportunities for practice, research, education, advocacy, precepting and mentoring.

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Nursing Orientations, Residencies & Fellowships

Hackensack University Medical Center, has taken a proactive stance by creating and offering various programs to attract and retain a first-rate nursing staff – providing additional education and enhancing their skills.

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