News
News

The Pharmacy Department at Specialty Hospital of Central Jersey

By Specialty Hospital Staff | June 15, 2016

By Patricia Huttmeyer, Director of Pharmacy The Pharmacy Department at Specialty Hospital of Central Jersey operates with clinical pharmacists and certified pharmacy technicians. The pharmacists and technicians have separate roles but work together not only in the department, but as …

The Pharmacy Department at Specialty Hospital of Central Jersey Read More »

Respiratory Care at Specialty Hospital of Central Jersey

By Specialty Hospital Staff | May 11, 2016

The respiratory care program at Specialty Hospital of Central Jersey is very unique. At any given time, we have four highly trained respiratory therapists on staff. Each respiratory therapist has approximately eight to ten patients each. During the respiratory therapist’s …

Respiratory Care at Specialty Hospital of Central Jersey Read More »

Recognizing Administrative Professionals in an LTACH on April 27, 2016

By Specialty Hospital Staff | April 27, 2016

Administrative Professionals’ Day is set for April 27, 2016. Originally called Secretaries’ Day, this work holiday was created in 1952 by Harry F. Klemfuss of Young and Rubicam. Its purpose was to recognize the importance of these positions and demonstrate …

Recognizing Administrative Professionals in an LTACH on April 27, 2016 Read More »

April is Occupational Therapy (OT) Month: Celebrate these Dedicated Professionals

By Specialty Hospital Staff | April 13, 2016

By Colleen Leonard, Occupational Therapist The roots of Occupational Therapy (OT) reach back to the early part of the last century. This therapeutic intervention was the result of the need for reform of the mental health care system. At the …

April is Occupational Therapy (OT) Month: Celebrate these Dedicated Professionals Read More »

Forging Solutions out of Challenges: A Closer Look at the Important Work of Social Workers

By Specialty Hospital Staff | March 25, 2016

By Kelly Ann Cox-Montalban, M.S.W. and Miriam Rotberg, L.S.W. Social work has been noted to be a profession of hope fueled by resilience and advocacy. In the United States, there are more than 650,000 of these highly trained professionals who …

Forging Solutions out of Challenges: A Closer Look at the Important Work of Social Workers Read More »

Is a Long-Term Acute Care Hospital Right for your Loved One?

By Specialty Hospital Staff | March 16, 2016

When you have loved ones in your life who have serious medical conditions, choosing the appropriate level of care for them can seem overwhelming. After they are discharged from intensive care units, what are the next steps? Long Term Acute …

Is a Long-Term Acute Care Hospital Right for your Loved One? Read More »

Clinical Nurse Educators: Elevating the Level of Care at the LTACH

By Specialty Hospital Staff | March 8, 2016

By Megan Gisoldi RN, Clinical Educator and Nissa Paul RN, Clinical Educator Clinical Nurse Educators combine clinical expertise with a passion for teaching into rich and rewarding careers. Clinical Nurse Educators work by providing staff development expertise as an educator, consultant, …

Clinical Nurse Educators: Elevating the Level of Care at the LTACH Read More »

Selecting the Appropriate Level of Care

By Specialty Hospital Staff | February 17, 2016

Many choices exist in the healthcare landscape, but which one is right for you or a loved one? It is very important to choose the appropriate level of care after an acute illness, complex surgery or traumatic accident. Sometimes, 24-hour …

Selecting the Appropriate Level of Care Read More »

Role of the Case Manager in the LTACH

By Specialty Hospital Staff | February 3, 2016

By Patty Gaughran, RN, MA Case Managers steward each patient through the entire stay from admission to discharge. In a sense, they are the logistics managers of patient care. These professionals are responsible for safely seeing each patient through their …

Role of the Case Manager in the LTACH Read More »

About Career Opportunities in the LTACH World

By Specialty Hospital Staff | February 1, 2016

Do you have what it takes to work in a Long Term Acute Care Hospital (LTACH)? Working in this arena can be emotionally challenging at times, but professionals in this environment realize two important key benefits: They develop comprehensive knowledge …

About Career Opportunities in the LTACH World Read More »