Located in Somerville, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) Somerset, an RWJBarnabas Health facility, is a nationally accredited, 361-bed regional hospital providing comprehensive emergency, medical/surgical, behavioral health and rehabilitative services to central New Jersey residents.  As a designated teaching hospital of Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, the hospital maintains a family medicine residency program with 21 residents.
Our Mission

RWJUH Somerset has earned significant national recognition for clinical quality and patient safety including the prestigious Magnet® Award for Nursing Excellence and an “A” Hospital Safety Score from the Leapfrog Group. As the first hospital in New Jersey to offer primary health care services for the LGBTQIA community, RWJUH Somerset has been honored as a Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality by the Human Rights Campaign.

The Steeplechase Cancer at RWJUH Somerset, a clinical research affiliate of Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, has been designated as a Comprehensive Community Cancer Center by the American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer.

Our Culture

At Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital’s Somerset campus, our vibrant, supportive workplace is at the heart of our ability to deliver exceptional care. That’s why our working lives are driven by a philosophy of CULTURE.

Commitment   Understanding   Learning   Trust   Unity   Respect   Empathy

Every day, our team brings these ideals to life in a culture of true kindness, where exceptional performance goes hand-in-hand with personal recognition, a supportive team environment, and an honest sense of respect for those we work with and those we care for.

Join us in Somerset, where the opportunity to practice at an elite level in a smaller, community setting can define the opportunity of a lifetime.

Accolades for RWJ University Hospital — Somerset

America’s Best Hospitals — recognized seven times by U.S. News & World Report
Magnet Recognized — American Nurses Credentialing Center
Best Places to Work in Healthcare — Modern Healthcare Magazine
“Most Wired” Hospitals — Hospitals and Health Networks Magazine
Equity of Care Award, 2015: Best in Class Hospital for Diversity and Inclusion — American Hospital Association
50 Out Front Companies for Diversity, 2015 — Diversity MBA Magazine
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