Hospital Leadership

Michael Prilutsky JCMC President and CEO

Michael Prilutsky

President & CEO, Jersey City Medical Center,

Executive Vice President, RWJBarnabasHealth

Thank you for choosing Jersey City Medical Center, a facility of RWJBarnabas Health where our mission is “Let’s be healthy together.” As the leading healthcare provider in Hudson County, we are very proud of our many achievements, which we owe to the dedication and hard work of our talented staff. This year, we have earned Magnet designation for the fourth consecutive time, which is a testament to our dedication to excellence in nursing. And, four fourteen reporting periods, we’ve earned a grade of ‘A’ in quality and patient safety from The Leapfrog Group. In partnership with Rutgers Health, we practice advanced medicine across many disciplines, including oncology, cardiovascular services and offering women’s health care for every generation. We are continuing to grow, and are always looking for ways to better serve you.

Michael Loftus, MD

Schubert Perotte, MD

Interim Chief Medical Officer

Jersey City Medical Center is an academic teaching facility and is home to Hudson County’s only Trauma Center, and in partnership with Rutgers Health is leading advanced, innovative medicine and high quality patient care. As your trusted partner in healthcare, it is an honor to have available a team of experienced physicians who are dedicated to providing the best-in-class clinical care using the latest in technology. We are committed to providing you with the best care possible, and with compassion.

Carla Hollis-Parker COO

Carla Parker-Hollis

Chief Operating Officer

As High Reliability Organization (HRO), we are steeped in a culture of safety to achieve top-tier clinical outcomes and to deliver the highest quality care and the safest experience for our patients, communities and workforce. Delivering on our promise to create a safe environment at Jersey City Medical Center will lead to enhanced quality of care; patient, physician and employee satisfaction; and overall optimal performance as we continue to serve as Hudson County’s hospital of choice.

Carlos Lejnieks

Carlos Lejnieks

Chair of the Board of Trustees

Healing, enhancing and investing in Hudson County is one of several ways in which we affirm our commitment to the health and wellness of our neighbors throughout the county. As your partner in health care, we are intentional about our goal to work with you to address social determinants of health while maintaining our standing as a national and regional leader in providing world-class health care.

Chief Nursing Officer - Margaret Ames, DNP, MPA, RN, NEA-BC

Margaret Ames, DNP, MPA, RN, NEA-BC

Chief Nursing Officer, Senior VP of Patient Care Service

At Jersey City Medical Center, nursing is not just a profession, it is a passion. Our values of superior patient care, commitment to quality and a quest for clinical knowledge allowed JCMC to earn the prestigious Magnet Recognition Award for nursing excellence.
Learn more about Nursing at JCMC »

Boards of Trustees

Jersey City Medical Center
  • **Thomas Biga
  • Catherine M. Carnevale (Vice Chair)
  • Abegail Douglas-Johnson (Treasurer)
  • Jeremy Farrell
  • Mr. Thomas M. Gallagher
  • Marvin Glazerman (Secretary)
  • Carlos Lejnieks
  • Robert E. Margulies, Esq. (Chair)
  • Edgar Martinez
  • *W. Nevins McCann, Esq.
  • *John Minella
  • **Richard O’Neill
  • Joseph A. Panepinto, Jr.
  • *Veronica Park
  • Mohammad Javed, M.D.
  • Michael Prilutsky
  • Maureen A. Skea
  • Margaret Ames
  • Seena A. Stein
  • Ketan Vyas
  • Ansar Batool
  • Alan J. Wilzig* Emeritus Status as of May 2017

*Appointed by the City of Jersey City

**RWJBH Designee

New members must be approved by RWJBH Board

Jersey City Medical Center Foundation
  • Lance Bruck, MD
  • James Caulfield
  • Phyllis Colaninno-Hart
  • Michael DeMarco
  • Nicole Kagan
  • Jeremy Kaplan
  • Suraj Kaufman
  • Liz Lieberman
  • W. Nevins McCann, Esq.
  • Maryellen McLaughlin
  • Michael Prilutsky
  • Steve Rocco

To contact a Board Member please use this address:

[Board Members Name]
Care of: Maggie Ramirez Zuniga - Executive Assistant to the President & CEO and Board of Trustees
Jersey City Medical Center
412 Jersey Avenue
Jersey City, New Jersey 07302

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