CentraState Medical Center Emergency Department

Freehold, New Jersey

CentraState Healthcare System, a partner of Atlantic Health System, is a fully accredited, not-for-profit, community-based health system that provides comprehensive health services in the central New Jersey region. In addition to offering a full range of leading-edge diagnostic and treatment options, CentraState serves as a valuable health partner focused on the latest ways to prevent disease, promote healthy behaviors, and help people of all ages live life well.

Centrastate Medical Center’s Emergency Department provides high-quality care to over 46,000 patients a year. As a high reliability organization, significant exemplars include Chest Pain Accreditation with the initiation of Primary Percutaneous Coronary Angioplasty (PCI), Stroke Accreditation with honors, twice-daily unit safety huddles, a robust RN professional development program and a dedicated RN Workforce Coordinator. ED administrative leaders focus on a healthy work environment through efforts to decrease workplace violence, a commitment to throughput by focusing on process, and the establishment of an RN Patient Flow Coordinator. These efforts to bring quality care to our community have resulted in significant increases in our patient experience scores.

CentraState Healthcare System is comprised of a 284-bed acute-care hospital, a vibrant health and wellness campus, three award-winning senior living communities, a charitable foundation, and four convenient satellite health pavilions. Among its many honors and accreditations, CentraState is one of less than two percent of hospitals nationwide to earn Magnet® designation for nursing excellence four times in a row.