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Department Overview

  • Joseph’s Children’s Hospital was one of the first accredited children’s hospitals in New Jersey. It includes a 48-bed general pediatric service, a 12 bed pediatric ICU, a Mother-Baby Unit, a 30-bed intensive care neonatal unit, a 30-bed intermediate nursery, and a 20-bassinet full-term nursery. All pediatric subspecialists are based at St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital. In a typical year, St. Joseph’s cares for 40,000 visits to our pediatric emergency department, 6,000 admissions, and 300,000 outpatient visits.
  • Joseph’s Children’s Hospital serves a wide, highly socio economic and ethnically diverse population from Paterson, and surrounding communities. St Joseph’s University Medical Center is the larger employer of Passaic County and one of the largest charity care hospitals in New Jersey.


  • Medical/Hospitalization Insurance-Residents share coverage costs via payroll deduction
  • Dental Insurance-Resident paid
  • Prescription plan
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-term disability insurance
  • Mental health and substance abuse plan
  • On-site parking
  • Child Care center
  • Paid orientation
  • On-call meal allowance
  • Lab coats and scrubs
  • Annual book allowance
  • Conference stipend for senior residents
  • Residency training permit and fingerprinting fees
  • Subscription to PediaLink, AAP membership and publications
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