WEST ORANGE, NJ — Joseph F. Scott, president and CEO for Jersey City Medical Center, was recently appointed to a newly developed position at RWJBarnabas Health and has been named executive vice president in the Office of Health Care Transformation. Scott will continue to fulfill his duties as president and CEO of Jersey City Medical Center, an RWJBarnabas Health facility, while also launching and leading the Office of Health Care Transformation.
In this new role, Scott will provide oversight in monitoring and measuring the performance of RWJBarnabas Health’s strategic plan and assist in its evaluation and execution. He will work in concert with all members of the organization’s senior leadership team to achieve best-in-class performance across the recently formed RWJBarnabas Health system.
Scott is an experienced hospital executive with expertise in performance and quality management, according to a press release. Scott holds board certification in health care management as a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.
At the helm of Jersey City Medical Center since January of 2008, Scott has successfully concentrated his efforts to achieve top performance in patient safety, clinical quality, patient satisfaction and ensuring the economic health of the system. His leadership team has developed and implemented long-range strategic plans and several areas of Jersey City Medical Center are now noted for providing “Nationally Recognized Care.”