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Bayonne Medical Center

29 East 29th Street
Bayonne NJ 07002 
Phone: 201.858.5257
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Christ Hospital

176 Palisade Avenue
Jersey City NJ 07306 
Phone: 201.795.8280
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Hoboken UMC

308 Willow Avenue
Hoboken NJ 07030 
Phone: 201.418.1900 
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Please select the urgent care location closest to you, check-in online and then wait at home until it is your turn to be seen.

Dr. Frank Diaz and Dr. Jolanta Potoczek-Salahi
391 John F. Kennedy • Bayonne, NJ
CarePoint Health Immediate Care - Bayonne Family Practice
(201) 858-4110
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Office of Dr. Frank Diaz and Dr. Jolanta Potoczek-Salahi

Dr. Sapan Majmundar
113 14th Street • Hoboken, NJ
CarePoint Health Immediate Care - Hoboken
(201) 683-9990
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Office of Dr. Sapan Majmundar

Dr. Joven Dungo
205 9th St • Jersey City, NJ
CarePoint Health Immediate Care - Newport
(201) 653-1144
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Office of Dr. Joven Dungo

Dr. Mohammad H. Miqbel
7511 Bergenline Ave • North Bergen, NJ
CarePoint Health Immediate Care - North Bergen
(201) 863-8032
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Office of Dr. Mohammad H. Miqbel

Dr. Edward Boylan
550 Newark Ave • Jersey City, NJ
CarePoint Health Immediate Care - Midtown
(201) 656-2300
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Office of Dr. Edward Boylan

Dr. Alejandro Presilla
322 49th St • Union City, NJ
CarePoint Health Immediate Care - Union City
(201) 863-8667
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Office of Dr. Alejandro Presilla

Dial 911 for life threatening emergency

Bayonne Medical Center

29 East 29th Street
Bayonne NJ 07002 
Phone: 201.858.5257
Directions

Christ Hospital

176 Palisade Avenue
Jersey City NJ 07306 
Phone: 201.795.8280
Directions

Hoboken UMC

308 Willow Avenue
Hoboken NJ 07030 
Phone: 201.418.1900 
Directions

A supportive and healing environment
Providing quality healthcare close to home

Patients’ Rights

As a patient, you have the following rights:

Medical care

  • To receive the care and health services that the hospital is required by law to provide under the rules adopted by the New Jersey State Department of Health.
  • To receive considerate and respectful care consistent with sound nursing and medical practices.
  • To receive an understandable explanation from your physician of your complete medical condition, recommended treatment, expected results, risks involved and reasonable medical alternatives. If your physician believes that some of this information would be detrimental to your health or beyond your ability to understand, the explanation must be given to your next of kin or guardian.
  • To give informed written consent prior to the start of specified, non- emergency medical procedures or treatments. Your physician should explain, and be sure you understand, specific details about the recommended procedure or treatment, any risks involved, time required for recovery, and any reasonable medical alternatives.
  • To refuse medication and treatment to the extent permitted by law and to be informed of the medical consequences of this act.
  • To expect and receive appropriate assessment, management and treatment of pain as an integral component of your care.
  • To be included in experimental research only if you give informed written consent. You have the right to refuse to participate.
  • To contract directly with a New Jersey licensed registered professional nurse of your choosing for private professional care during your hospitalization.

Communication and information

  • To be informed of the names and functions of all health care professionals providing you with personal care. These people will identify themselves by introduction or by wearing a name tag.
  • To receive, as soon as possible, the services of a translator or interpreter if you need one to help you communicate with the hospital’s health care personnel.
  • To be informed of the names and functions of any outside health care and educational institutions involved in your treatment. You may refuse to allow their participation.
  • To receive, upon request, the hospital’s written policies and procedures regarding life-saving methods and the use or withdrawal of life support mechanisms.
  • To be advised in writing of the hospital’s rules regarding the conduct of patients and visitors. Visitation Privileges — patient may have a person of their choice present during their hospital stay as long as the rights, safety and privacy of the other patient is no infringed upon.
  • To receive a summary of your patient rights that includes the name and phone number of the hospital staff member to whom you can ask questions or complain about any possible violation of your rights.

Medical records

  • To have prompt access to the information in your medical record. If your physician feels that this access is detrimental to your health, your next of kin or guardian has a right to see your record.
  • To obtain a copy of your medical record, at a reasonable fee, within 30 days after a written request to the hospital.

Discharge planning

  • To receive information and assistance from your attending physician and other health care providers if you need to arrange for continuing health care after your discharge from the hospital.
  • To receive sufficient time before discharge to arrange for continuing health care needs.
  • To be informed by the hospital about any appeal process to which you are entitled by law if you disagree with the hospital’s discharge plans.

Transfers

  • To be transferred to another facility only when you or your family has made the request, or in instances where the transferring hospital is unable to provide you with the care you need.
  • To receive an advance explanation from a physician of the reasons for your transfer and possible alternatives.

Personal needs

  • To be treated with courtesy, consideration, and respect for your dignity and individuality.
  • To have access to storage space in your room for private use. The hospital must also have a system to safeguard your personal property.

Freedom from abuse and restraints

  • To freedom from physical and mental abuse.
  • To freedom from restraints, unless they are authorized by a physician for a limited period of time to protect the safety of you or others.

Privacy and confidentiality

  • To have physical privacy during medical treatment and personal hygiene functions, unless you need assistance.
  • To confidential treatment of information about you. Information in your records will not be released to anyone outside the hospital without your approval, unless it is required by law.

Legal rights

  • To treatment and medical services without discrimination based on race, age, religion, national origin, sex, sexual preference, handicap, diagnosis, ability to pay, or source of payment.
  • To exercise all your constitutional, civil, and legal rights.

Cost of hospital care

  • To receive a copy of the hospital payment rates. If you request an itemized bill, the hospital must provide one, and explain any questions you may have. You have a right to appeal any charges.
  • To be assisted in obtaining public assistance and the private health care benefits to which you may be entitled.
  • To view the Carepoint Health Charges Policy.

Questions and Complaints

To present questions or grievances to a designated hospital staff member and to receive a response in a reasonable period of time. Grievances may be presented to a Patient Representative through the contact information listed below. You may also directly contact the NJ Department of Health Complaint Hotline at 1.800.792.9770.

This list of Patient Rights is an abbreviated summary of the current New Jersey laws and regulations governing the rights of hospital patients. For complete information, consult the NJ Department of Health regulations N.J.A.C. 8:43G -4.1, or Public Law 1989-Chapter 170, or request a complete copy from your nurse or patient representative.

  • Locations

    Bayonne Medical Center
    29th Street & Avenue E
    Bayonne, NJ 07002
    201.858.5000

    Christ Hospital
    176 Palisade Avenue
    Jersey City, NJ 07306
    201.795.8200

    Hoboken University Medical Center
    308 Willow Avenue
    Hoboken, NJ 07030
    201.418.1000

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