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St. Joseph’s Healthcare System Overview

Paterson, NJ
5001 to 10000 employees
1867
Subsidiary or Business Segment
Health Care
Unknown / Non-Applicable
Recognized as one of New Jersey’s – and the New York metropolitan area’s – most respected healthcare providers, St. Joseph’s Healthcare System includes St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center, a quaternary state-designated ... Read more

Mission: In the spirit of Toward Boundless Charity, the Mission of the St. Joseph’s Healthcare System, a ministry of healing in the Catholic Church and sponsored by the Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth, is to render quality healthcare in northern New Jersey with a special ... Read more

Company Updates

  • Information Technology OPEN HOUSE Thursday, March 16th, 2017 3 Garrett Mountain Plaza, Woodland Park, NJ From 2pm – 7pm

  • Registered Nurse OPEN HOUSE Wednesday, March 22nd * From 10:30am – 4:30pm St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center 703 Main Street, Paterson, NJ 07503 Auditoriums 2 and 3 ***** On-the-Spot Interviews with Managers/Educators! ***** Please bring a current resume, your valid NJ RN license and any relevant certifications to the Open House.

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St. Joseph’s Healthcare System – Why Work For Us?


Serving close to 1,000 beds system-wide, with more than 1,300 on our medical staff and nearly 5,100 employees, St. Joseph’s Healthcare System is the largest employer in Passaic County, the largest provider of charity care in New Jersey, and the health care provider of choice for the residents of the region.

By joining the team at St. Joseph’s Healthcare System, you will become part of a long-standing tradition built on our commitment to service excellence, quality and collaboration that spans over 145 years. As a professional in the growing healthcare field, you’ll find your home at St. Joseph’s Healthcare System with our many career opportunities and focus on growth and work/life balance — all within an energized team environment.

St. Joseph's Healthcare System is a healing ministry of the Catholic Church sponsored by the Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth. We are committed to provide exceptional quality care which sustains and improves both individual and community health, with a special concern for those who are poor, vulnerable and underserved.

St Joseph’s Healthcare System celebrates and honors our employees who are from many different countries, speak over 70 different languages and represent many different cultures. The employees at St. Joseph’s exhibit a wide range of talents, knowledge and experiences and are representative of the diversity present in our neighboring communities. Sharing our varied perspectives helps St. Joseph’s fulfill our vision of providing excellent patient care to all those we encounter.

Louis Cortes, Coordinator Trauma Injury Prevention:

“The expectation for any administration to recognize an excellent employee is taken a step further at St. Joseph’s. The practice of giving a N.I.F.T.Y. (nice individual friendly thank you) award to an employee from any employee, regardless of role, acknowledges the recognition of all employees. A N.I.F.T.Y. award recipient would be recognized again as the person receives a small prize, has their name posted on a bulletin board, updated monthly and has the certificate placed in their personnel file. Our mission, vision and core values of dignity, justice, stewardship and excellence provide guidance to what is the expectation. The common visible posting of our core values throughout the organization serve as a constant reminder of the culture of St. Joseph’s. The uniqueness of our Center for Education provides all employees with the necessary particular level of learning ideal for the diverse job roles. Training for new programs and software are completed in phases as not to overwhelm the employee. Support is available 24 hours from trained champions on nearly all areas throughout the organization to computerized icons with available resources just a click away.

The current changes in healthcare shadows uncertainty for most healthcare workers everywhere who may consequently be challenged and ask, “What if the hospital closes and I lose my job?” Remaining attuned to these changes is what the administration at St. Joseph’s has exemplified for the last 18 years since I began working here. Indeed, change would be inevitable and the reward for working at St. Joseph’s is as the organization moves forward, so does the employee. I am never stagnant and always up to the challenge, with St. Joseph’s at my side I can achieve my professional goals. Often co-workers exercise reliability during times of urgency but at St. Joseph’s, reliability of co-workers is seen on a day to day routine basis. Getting the job done correctly and efficiently the first time would be a goal for countless of our co-workers. The collaboration and multidisciplinary approach amid co-workers validates our exceptionality.”

Lorna Rouse, Certified Nursing Assistant, St. Vincent’s Nursing Home:

“My co-workers are always there to help when a situation arises. When employees do some good or go beyond the call of duty, to make residents or family members comfortable, St. Joseph’s always gives NIFTYs to the workers. We value the values and cultures of employees and patients. We support each other when there are new ideas and then we are given the training required so we can work better for the good of those people we care for. I always see that we do the best we can for everybody we come in contact with. We give each other that helping hand. The workers are recognized at several different ongoing programs and this year I was a nominee at the Employee of the Year celebration.”

Monica Maguire, Coordinator Employee Health:

“I am always given the training and tools I need to get the job done. New systems are not put in place until everyone receives extensive training. The resources here at St. Joseph’s are amazing. They set the standard for other healthcare institutions to follow. The hospital here at Wayne has evolved and grown over the years, which has kept my position and day to day activities challenging. You are never bored. There is always something new to be learned or done. All the people I work with here at Wayne have a positive attitude and make coming to work a pleasant experience. Everyone here gives 100% of themselves to their patients. Management is a visible presence and easily approachable. St. Joseph’s Healthcare System truly values their employees. Individuals are recognized annually for years of service. In addition, we have barbecues and ice cream socials. We are provided with as choice of superb benefits and generous BTB time. I would recommend St. Joseph’s to anyone who wants to work for a great hospital with outstanding core values. St. Joseph’s has never lost sight of its original mission.”

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    I have been working at St. Joseph’s Healthcare System full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Supervisors are very understanding, always willing to help and encourage employees to move up in their respective field.

    Cons

    Due to the high population of Hispanic speakers in the surrounding areas of the hospital, most front line staff members are required to speak Spanish. All new employees, are required to work every weekend.

    Advice to Management

    Allow employees who are required to work every weekend, at least one weekend off a month to avoid burnout or frustration.

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St. Joseph’s Healthcare System Photos

St. Joseph’s Healthcare System photo of: Senator Menendez read to a group of children in the Feeding & Swallowing Center at our Children’s Hospital and he even dressed the part!
St. Joseph’s Healthcare System photo of: Senator Menendez
St. Joseph’s Healthcare System photo of: St. Joe’s wears RED to fight heart disease
St. Joseph’s Healthcare System photo of: St. Joe’s wears RED to fight heart disease
St. Joseph’s Healthcare System photo of: St. Joe’s wears RED to fight heart disease
St. Joseph’s Healthcare System photo of: We partnered with Susan G. Komen North Jersey to provide a bi-lingual breast cancer awareness fair.
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St. Joseph’s Healthcare System Interviews

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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at St. Joseph’s Healthcare System (New York, NY).

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    I got an email to set up an interviewed date. When I went in, it was 1:1 interview with 4 pharmacists. Fair interview questions. General questions with a few STAR questions.

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St. Joseph’s Healthcare System Awards & Accolades

  • St. Joseph’s Healthcare System is accredited by Det Norske Veritas (DNV) Health Care Inc., the leading accreditor of U.S. hospitals., DNV, 2016
  • St. Joseph’s Healthcare System received formal ISO 9001:2008 certification by DNV. SJHS is the third hospital in New Jersey and among 86 in the nation to receive this certification., DNV, 2016
  • NJ State Department of Health Designations:Trauma Center, Regional Cardiovascular Center offering Adult and Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, Comprehensive Stroke Center, Regional Perinatal Care facility operating a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and New Jersey Legislature and State Department of Health as the Children’s Hospital, New Jersey Department of Health, 2016
  • St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center, which includes St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital, has been awarded Magnet® recognition as part of the American Nurses Credentialing Center's (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program® -- four consecutive times., ANCC Magnet, 2016
  • St. Joseph's Healthcare System was named one of 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare Becker's Health Review (2016)., Becker's Health Review, 2016
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