About St. Joseph's

Mission, Vision, and Values

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From 102 patients in the first year of operation to more than 1.6 million patient-visits last year, St. Joseph's continues to evolve as the leading health resource in the community and for the community. The hub of the multifaceted St. Joseph's Healthcare System, St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center is a member of an integrated System of components aligned to provide a comprehensive spectrum of services designed to heal the minds, bodies, and spirits of those in need.


St. Joseph's Healthcare System includes:

  • St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center and St. Joseph's Children's Hospital in Paterson
  • St. Joseph's Wayne Hospital, a division of St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center, in Wayne
  • St. Vincent's Nursing Home in Cedar Grove
  • Visiting Health Services of New Jersey, Inc., in Totowa

 

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 second largest provider of charity care in New Jersey, and the health care provider of choice for the residents of the region. Serving close to 1,000 beds system-wide, St. Joseph's Healthcare System continues to fulfill the Mission, Vision, and Values set forth by its founders and sponsors, the Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth.


Our 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 concern for the poor and under served.


Our Vision

St. Joseph's Healthcare System will be recognized as a leading health care provider of choice in New Jersey. It will be characterized by the excellence of its health care services, its focus on compassionate care of its patients, and by a culture of continuous quality improvement.


Our Values

The core values express our convictions and beliefs. We strive to integrate these values into all that we do.

Dignity - We respect each person at every stage of development as created by God.

Justice - We advocate for the needs of the most vulnerable. We operate at all levels in an ethical manner, with fairness, honesty, and confidentiality.

Excellence - We enable the highest performance through ongoing growth and development with a commitment to quality, openness to new ideas, accountability to standards, and working together to achieve goals.

Stewardship - We use our resources, both human and financial, in a responsible manner with a special commitment for the care of the poor.

President's Message

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William McDonaldWelcome to St. Joseph's Healthcare System. As you travel through our website, you will learn more about our advanced diagnostic and treatment technologies, our trend setting academic training programs, our responsive "patients first" philosophy of care, and our staff of outstanding professionals who share a camaraderie of spirit and dedication to the Mission, Vision and Values set forth by our sponsors, the Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth.

 

St. Joseph's Healthcare System is comprised of St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center and St. Joseph's Children's Hospital on the Paterson campus, St. Joseph's Wayne Hospital, a division of St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center, on the Wayne campus, St. Vincent's Nursing Home in Cedar Grove, Visiting Health Services of New Jersey, and more than two dozen ambulatory and clinic sites conveniently located across northern New Jersey.

 

All entities within the Healthcare System are brought together by a collaborative approach to excellence evidenced in our organization's provision of services along clinical lines to maximize patient care.

 

As the dominant health care provider in our market area, St. Joseph's remains the organization of choice for those seeking the very best care.

I invite you to come to St. Joseph's and experience, first hand, what makes this organization so special. We are here to serve you.

William A. McDonald

President and Chief Executive Officer

St. Joseph's Healthcare System

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