St. Joseph's Hospital & Medical Center is a Catholic faith-based institution in Paterson, NJ founded and sponsored by the Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth.
St. Joseph’s was the first hospital in Paterson, opened in 1867. Today, St. Joseph’s includes St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center (a quaternary trauma center) and St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital (651 adult and pediatric beds) on the Paterson campus.
St. Joseph’s Wayne Hospital (229 beds), St. Vincent’s Healthcare and Rehab Center in Cedar Grove (151 beds), Visiting Health Services of NJ in Totowa, and more than 30 North Jersey community-based facilities also make up the St. Joseph’s Healthcare System.
A major academic healthcare organization, St. Joseph’s is a regional clinical branch campus of New York Medical College, a member of the Touro College and University System and is affiliated with Seton Hall School of Health and Medical Science and the University of New England School of Osteopathic Medicine.