University Hospital




BE AT THE CENTER OF IT ALL.  Located in Newark, New Jersey The University Hospital is an independent medical center with 519 licensed beds, an active medical staff of more than 525 and more than 3,600+ employees.  We are a regional resource for advanced care in a wide range of medical specialties.  We are home to northern New Jersey's Level I Trauma Center and to specialty programs such as the Center for Liver Diseases and the Comprehensive Stroke Center.


Awards

The Joint Commission.Joint Commision gold seal

University Hospital is fully accredited by The Joint Commission.

 

  U.S. News & World ReportU.S. NEWS &WORLD REPORT

University Hospital ranks among the Best Hospitals in Northern New Jersey and the New York Metropolitan area, according to \ Best Hospitals rankings, published by U.S. News & World Report. University Hospital is also recognized for "high performance" in the clinical specialty of Nephrology.

 

Get with the Guidelines - American Heart Association / American Stroke AssociationAHA

 

  • Gold Plus Performance Achievement in Stroke
  • Gold Plus Performance Achievement in Heart Failure
  • Honor Roll-Elite Plus Stroke
  • Target Honor Roll Heart Failure
  • UH was awarded Gold Plus and Target Honor Roll for advanced heart failure care, while our stroke program was awarded Gold Plus and Honor Roll-Elite Plus.

 

Advanced Heart Failure CareJoint Commision gold seal

University Hospital is the only hospital in northern New Jersey and one of only two in the state certified in Advanced Heart Failure Care by The Joint Commission.

 

American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program JAmerican College of Surgeons

University Hospital is a participant in this quality improvement program, which has as its goal to prevent complications, save lives and reduce costs.

 

Healthgrades, an Independent Rating OrganizationHealthgrades

5-STAR Rating for University Hospital

 

 Mission:Lifeline STEMI Receiving Center AwardHealthgrades

The Mission: Lifeline Recognition Program of the American Heart Association acknowledges University Hospital for its efforts to improve the quality of care for heart attack patients. This national recognition means that University Hospital provided high quality cardiac care as measured by accepted standards including timely, evidence based treatment with angioplasty and medications proven to improve outcomes for heart attack patients. A STEMI is a serious type of heart attack that involves damage to the full thickness of the heart muscle.

 

Castle Connolly “Top Docs”Castle Connolly

University Hospital’s medical staff includes 56 physicians named to the Castle Connolly “Top Docs” directory.

University Hospital Newark, NJ, USA
Sep 28, 2020
Qualifications: Technical school diploma or an equivalent level of knowledge required.  Five (5) years of experience in the operation, maintenance and installation of mechanical systems/equipment in an industrial, education, and/or health care setting.  Sound knowledge of blue print and schematic reading is required, as is thorough knowledge of all applicable (local, state and national) codes.  CFC Certification, Blue Seal Refrigerant, or New Jersey Black Seal High Pressure Engineer’s License is preferred.  Equivalent experience, education and/or training may be substituted for the education requirements. Physical Demands:  Position required the individual to stand, walk, use finger, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, and to talk or hear up to 2/3 of the time, from 50 to 100 pounds less than 1/3 of the time; to lift a weight or exert a force of up to 25 pounds up to 2/3 of the time, from 50 to 100 pounds less than 1/3 of the...
University Hospital Newark, NJ, USA
Sep 28, 2020
Qualifications: Technical school diploma or an equivalent level of knowledge, plus (5) years of comprehensive experience in work involving the painting and repairing of the interior and exterior of buildings and structures.   Responsibilities: Does varied tasks involved in performing general and specialized (decorative) painting work, including surface preparation, mixing, matching and applying paints, varnishes, stains and other materials and in painting, repainting and varnishing the interior and exterior of buildings and their furnishings by the brush, roller, spray or other assigned method of application. Installs murals, special fabrics and vinyl wall coverings. Assists with job planning and layouts.     University Hospital offers a competitive salary & comprehensive benefits package. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. For more information, visit  www.uhnj.org/hrweb.
University Hospital Newark, NJ, USA
Sep 28, 2020
Multiple Postings:   Qualifications: Must possess a current NJ Department of Environmental Protection Diagnostic Radiography license and current ARRT certification. One (1) year of experience in Diagnostic Radiology preferred. Computer literacy. The successful candidate will be trained to become proficient in Bone Density scans and maintain valid certification by the American Heart Association in Basic Life Support (BLS)/CPR. The individual must be able to pass a medical evaluation and a respirator fit test and wear an N95 particulate filter respirator mask in accordance with PEOSHA standards as a condition of employment. Annual Respirator Fit Testing required.   Responsibilities: The primary purpose of the Radiological Technician I position is to provide x-ray services for inpatients and outpatients of the University Hospital. Performs radiographic procedures and other functions related to the production of x-rays of accurate and diagnostic radiographs for interpretation by a...
University Hospital Newark, NJ, USA
Sep 28, 2020
Qualifications: High School Diploma or GED Certificate is required. One (1) year of cash/charge handling experience required. Customer service and hospitality-oriented focus. Ability to handle cash and operate cash register. Knowledge of simple math and basic adding machine procedures. Ability to read, write and understand English fluently enough to perform the duties of the position. Ability to work effectively as a team member. Ability to work effectively under pressure and meet standards and time demands.   Responsibilities: The primary purpose of the Retail Services Cashier position is to provide routine retail cashiering services for cash and charge sales within the guidelines set by the Department with extreme emphasis on customer service, speed of service and accuracy. General assistance in the Cafeteria, Catering and Food and Nutrition Department as the business demands including duties of a Food Service Associate.     University Hospital offers a competitive salary...
University Hospital Newark, NJ, USA
Sep 28, 2020
Qualifications: High School Diploma or GED Certificate required. Ability to read, write, speak and understand English fluently to perform the duties of the position is required. Effective verbal and written communications. Customer service and hospitality- oriented. Attention to detail with appropriate follow through. Ability to work effectively as a team member in a flexible manner. Ability to establish effective relationships within a multi-cultural environment.   Responsibilities: The primary purpose of the Food Service Worker position (Retail Services) is to assist in station set-up, serving food to staff, students and visitors in retail services in a professional efficient manner; and to maintain an organized and clean serving/dining environment.     University Hospital offers a competitive salary & comprehensive benefits package. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. For more information, visit  www.uhnj.org/hrweb.
University Hospital Newark, NJ, USA
Sep 28, 2020
Qualifications: High School Diploma or GED Certificate required. Ability to read, write, speak and understand English fluently to perform the duties of the position is required. Effective verbal and written communications. Customer service and hospitality- oriented. Attention to detail with appropriate follow through. Ability to work effectively as a team member in a flexible manner. Ability to establish effective relationships within a multi-cultural environment.   Responsibilities: The primary purpose of the Food Service Worker position (Retail Services) is to assist in station set-up, serving food to staff, students and visitors in retail services in a professional efficient manner; and to maintain an organized and clean serving/dining environment.     University Hospital offers a competitive salary & comprehensive benefits package. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. For more information, visit  www.uhnj.org/hrweb.
University Hospital Newark, NJ, USA
Sep 28, 2020
Qualifications: High School Diploma or equivalent required. Experience in hospitality is preferred. Must have strong computer skills to perform daily operations; excellent communication skills; exceptional customer service skills and the ability to organize and resolve multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment. Demonstrated customer service skills and excellent phone etiquette. Bilingual skills preferred.   Responsibilities: The primary purpose of the Customer Service Receptionist position is to greet patients and visitors and direct them to their destination, using the visitor check-in system as appropriate and provides support in the supervisor’s absence.     University Hospital offers a competitive salary & comprehensive benefits package. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. For more information, visit  www.uhnj.org/hrweb.
University Hospital Newark, NJ, USA
Sep 28, 2020
Qualifications: High School Diploma or GED Certificate is required. National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation for ServSafe Protection Certificate is required, or must obtain ServSafe Protection Certificate within first 6 to 12 months of employment, and maintain throughout employment. Three (3) years of experience in a high-volume food establishment. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Customer Service and Hospitality oriented person. Automated cash handling skills with ability to learn future cash handling enhancements.   Responsibilities: The primary purpose of the Lead Retail Services Worker position is to assist the Retail Services Management Team in serving as a representative for the front-of-the-house activities; coordinates, performs, and monitors operations to maintain standards and meet financial goals; completes cash/charge revenue reporting, trains staff, and enhances customer satisfaction. Shows initiative and creativity towards sales and...
University Hospital Newark, NJ, USA
Sep 28, 2020
Qualifications: Ability to read, write, speak, understand and communicate in English sufficiently to perform the duties of the position. Applicants must be able to take temperatures, pulse, respirations, blood pressure, and other simple procedures where indicated. High school or equivalent certification program required. Graduate of a certified nursing assistant course or at least one (1) year experience in an acute care facility, or a nursing student who has completed one clinical rotation. Candidates with equivalent experience in a nursing (sub-acute or long term) facility will be considered. Current CPR certification is required.   Responsibilities: The primary purpose of the Nursing Assistant position is to be under the direction and supervision of a Registered Nurse. Under this supervision, she/he will provide direct patient care, perform simple nursing procedures, transport patients to tests and procedures, and contributes to the overall orderliness and cleanliness of the...
University Hospital Newark, NJ, USA
Sep 25, 2020
Full time 1.0FTE 7:00am-3:00pm   Qualifications:  Certified as a Patient Care Technician by National Healthcareer Association (NHA) or National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT) or equivalent. Ability to read and write English. Ability to lift/move patients with or without reasonable accommodations. Effective interpersonal skills. Ability to organize the activities of multiple patients. High School graduate or equivalent. CPR/BLS Certified. Required skills include phlebotomy, EKG and any other skills and abilities needed.     Responsibilities:  The primary purpose of the Patient Care Technician (Certified) position is to be responsible for the delivery of safe, quality patient/family focused care and services under the direction of a Professional Registered Nurse. The Patient Care Technician (Certified) is a member of a designated care team and collaborates with team members in achieving goals. Patient care is provided congruent with the patient/family developmental stage...
University Hospital Newark, NJ, USA
Sep 25, 2020
Multiple Positions   Qualifications: The Paramedic must have at least two (2) years  EMS experience and two (2) years of EMS driving experience experience with a good driving record. It is preferred that the Paramedic has completed the Certified Emergency Vehicle Operatior (CEVO) training course.  It is preferred that the Paramedic  possess a valid Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) or a Basic Trauma Life Support (BTLS) provider card. The Paramedic  must be able to pass a medical evaluation and a respirator fit test and wear an N95 particulate filter respirator mask in accordance with PEOSHA standards as a condition of employment.  Bi-lingual English/Spanish skills preferred. Previous experience with electronic medical records preferred.  The Paramedic  must possess and maintain current and active credentials in good standing (as determined by initial and periodic Primary Source Verification) as follows:  Credential Required: Active, valid certification as a NJ Mobile...
EMT
University Hospital Newark, NJ, USA
Sep 25, 2020
Multiple Positions   Qualifications:  The Emergency Medical Technician must have at least two (2) years EMS experience and two (2) years of EMS driving experience with a good driving record. It is preferred that the EMT has completed the Certified Emergency Vehicle Operator (CEVO) training course. It is preferred that he/she possess a valid Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) or Basic Trauma Life Support (BTLS) provider card. The Emergency Medical Technician must be able to pass a medical evaluation and a respirator fit test and wear an N95 particulate filter respirator mask in accordance with PEOSHA standards as a condition of employment. Bi-lingual English/Spanish skills preferred. Previous experience with electronic medical records preferred. The Emergency Medical Technician must possess and maintain current and active credentials in good standing (as determined by initial and periodic Primary Source Verification) as follows: Active valid certification as an Emergency...
University Hospital Newark, NJ, USA
Sep 25, 2020
Full Time 1.0 FTE (multiple postings) 7:00am-7:30pm   Qualifications: Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of New Jersey or eligible for New Jersey license. Employment will be contingent upon receiving New Jersey licensure. Adult Medical/Surgical experience preferred. BLS required. Must maintain valid certification by the American Heart Association in basic life support (BLS). Phlebotomy Certification or IV Certification is required. Successful completion of a Progressive Care Course or Progressive Care Certification. Ability to employ problem solving techniques and critical thinking. Effective interpersonal skills. Ability to lift and move patients with/without reasonable accommodations. Ability to organize care/activities of multiple patients. Proficiency in the English language is required.   Responsibilities: The primary purpose of the Staff Nurse position is to be accountable for the care activities, safety and goal achievements of assigned patients...
University Hospital Newark, NJ, USA
Sep 25, 2020
Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited program in secretarial studies plus three (3) years of full-time secretarial experience required. An additional year of experience is required in lieu of the secretarial program. Ability to read, write, speak, and understand English. Proficiency in typing, filing, word processing and spreadsheet (e.g. Microsoft Excel) skills required. Experience with additional software packages preferred. College credits may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for secretarial experience. Up to sixty (60) credits may be substituted for two years of secretarial experience.   Responsibilities: The primary purpose of the Secretary II position is to provide high level confidential and administrative services. Assists with administrative projects and activities of the office and department.     University Hospital offers a competitive salary & comprehensive benefits package. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. For more...
University Hospital Newark, NJ, USA
Sep 25, 2020
Full Time 1.0FTE 7:00pm-7:30am   Qualifications:  Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of New Jersey or eligible for New Jersey license. Employment will be contingent upon receiving New Jersey licensure. Adult Medical/Surgical experience preferred. BLS required. Must maintain valid certification by the American Heart Association in basic life support (BLS). Phlebotomy Certification or IV Certification is required. Successful completion of a Progressive Care Course or Progressive Care Certification. Ability to employ problem solving techniques and critical thinking. Effective interpersonal skills. Ability to lift and move patients with/without reasonable accommodations. Ability to organize care/activities of multiple patients. Proficiency in the English language is required.   Responsibilities: The primary purpose of the Staff Nurse position is to be accountable for the care activities, safety and goal achievements of assigned patients through assessing,...
University Hospital Newark, NJ, USA
Sep 25, 2020
Full Time 1.0 7:00 PM – 7:30 AM Qualifications:  Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of New Jersey. Graduate of a School of Nursing. Minimum of (2) years Adult Critical Care experience within the past (3) years. ACLS and BLS required. Must maintain valid certification by the American Heart Association in basic life support (BLS). BSN preferred. Ability to employ problem solving techniques and critical thinking.  Effective interpersonal skills. Ability to lift and move patients with/without reasonable accommodations. Ability to organize care/activities of multiple patients. Successful completion of a Progressive Care Course or Progressive Care Certification.  Phlebotomy Certification or IV Certification is required. Proficiency in the English language is required.   Responsibilities:  The primary purpose of the Staff Nurse position is to be accountable for the care activities, safety and goal achievements of assigned patients through assessing, diagnosing, planning and...
University Hospital Newark, NJ, USA
Sep 23, 2020
Per Diem .4 FTE Shift Varies Qualifications: High school diploma or GED required. BLS certification from American Heart Association. Successful completion of University Hospital’s Handle with Care and Sitter Training Courses which are part of orientation and must be completed prior to performing the actual Patient Sitter role. Follows prescribed safety rules and regulations. Able to fulfill the physical demand requirements of the job as stated. FIT Testing required. Must attend Handle with Care Training annually and participate in bi-annual drills.   Responsibilities: Under the direction of the Staff Nurse, the Patient Sitter will be assigned to a specific patient and will remain in constant attendance with the patient to assist in maintaining the patient’s safety. The Patient Sitter must provide continuous observation of the patient until relieved by a qualified individual, and will report any observed changes in the patient’s condition/behavior to the patient’s nurse....
University Hospital Newark, NJ, USA
Sep 23, 2020
Full Time 1.0 FTE   3:00pm-11:30pm   Qualifications:  Certified as a Patient Care Technician by National Healthcareer Association (NHA) or National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT) or equivalent. Ability to read and write English. Ability to lift/move patients with or without reasonable accommodations. Effective interpersonal skills. Ability to organize the activities of multiple patients. High School graduate or equivalent. CPR/BLS Certified. Required skills include phlebotomy, EKG and any other skills and abilities needed.     Responsibilities:  The primary purpose of the Patient Care Technician (Certified) position is to be responsible for the delivery of safe, quality patient/family focused care and services under the direction of a Professional Registered Nurse. The Patient Care Technician (Certified) is a member of a designated care team and collaborates with team members in achieving goals. Patient care is provided congruent with the patient/family developmental...
University Hospital Newark, NJ, USA
Sep 23, 2020
Qualifications: High school diploma or GED preferred; Associate degree preferred. Two (2) years of progressively responsible clerical experience, including receptionist and scheduling duties required. Experience in medical office setting including some billing preferred. Computer skills (proficient w/MS Office & experience w/electronic registration and medical record systems) and excellent customer service skills required. Ability to multi-task and to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations. Bilingual (Spanish, Portuguese, or French) preferred.   Responsibilities: The primary purpose of the Medical Office Assistant position is to provide support with the daily activities of the clinic including answering phones and routing calls, scheduling appointments, patient referrals, greeting and registering patients. Responds to requests and questions from hospitals, patients and referring physician offices. Assists with billing and record retention...
University Hospital Newark, NJ, USA
Sep 23, 2020
Qualifications:  Graduate from an accredited Physical Therapy Program (candidates that are near completion of the degree requirements and will be eligible for licensure requirements will be considered).  Licensed as a Physical Therapist in the State of New Jersey as verified by the Board of Consumer Affair.  Must maintain license in good standing.  Must be CPR certified or will complete within 6 months of employment. Responsibilities:  The primary purpose of the Physical Therapist position is to provide diagnostic and therapeutic services to patients of all ages.  Physical Therapist will evaluate referred patients, to implement and administer a comprehensive therapeutic intervention to restore and maximize function, to relieve or reduce pain, and to prevent disability following disease or injury. University Hospital offers a competitive salary & comprehensive benefits. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. For more information, visit www.uhnj.org/hrweb.