Providing Comprehensive and compassionate care to al out patients
The specially trained nurses, nurse practitioners and other support staff at Hackensack University Medical Center’s Urology Department work with our physicians to provide comprehensive and compassionate care to all our patients. We are committed to making your patient experience as comfortable as possible.
Magnet® Designated Nurses
Hackensack University Medical Center’s nursing program has received Magnet® designation—the highest honor for nursing excellence. Magnet designation is granted by the American Nurses Credentialing Center after rigorous review of the quality and professionalism of nursing and clinical support systems. It demonstrates our outstanding commitment to patients and families, and recognizes us as a “magnet” for the nation’s best nurses.The Department of Urology at Hackensack University Medical Center is proud to have some of the highest HCAHPS (Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems) scores from our patients, thanks to the patient-centered care our nursing team delivers. The HCAHPS survey is the first national, standardized, publicly reported survey of patients’ perspectives of hospital care.
Hackensack University Medical Center Our Urologists are fully accredited and are highly trained. They are here to fulfill your needs and make your visit more than satisfactory. Meet Our Team
Hackensack University Medical Group The urologists of Hackensack University Medical Group (HUMG) are a subgroup within the Department of Urology at Hackensack University Medical Center. This faculty practice is the backbone of academics, research, and education for the Department of Urology. About HUMG
We take the time to get to know our patients while providing expert, compassionate care.
Your Urology Team
As part of our commitment to excellent patient care, your urology health care team includes:
Nurse practitioners. Our nurse practitioners are specially certified in the field of urology and perform routine exams, order lab work and X-rays, prescribe medicines and educate our patients regarding their health, all under the supervision of a physician. HackensackUMC’s urology nurse practitioners are specially certified in their field by the Society of Urologic Nurses and Associates.
Urology nurses. All of our urology nurses are specially trained in all aspects of urological care, including prevention, treatment and patient education. They provide expert care with sensitivity and compassion.
Surgical nurses. Highly trained and experienced nurses are a vital part of the HackensackUMC urology surgery team. They assist our surgeons with all types of urological surgeries and procedures and receive ongoing education to maintain expertise in the latest advances in the field.
Ostomy nurses. Our specially trained ostomy nurses provide services to meet the unique needs of patients with an ostomy—an artificial opening in a part of the body surgically created for the purpose of discharging body wastes.