Why CentraState

CentraState Healthcare System is a world-class, patient focused medical center comprised of a renowned team of healthcare professionals working together to transform the lives of those in the community.

Become part of our award-winning team and enjoy the benefits of working for an employer who truly values their talented employees and works to provide a work/life balance in order to provide the best quality of life for both employees and patients.

CentraState is Magnet Recognized and was voted as one of the Top 20 Best Places to Work in Healthcare by Modern Healthcare magazine. We are a teaching hospital that works in conjunction with the Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Family Medicine Residency Program. Our ambulatory campus also houses a range of outpatient health and wellness services to three senior living communities and a family medicine center.

When you bring your talent to CentraState, you are joining a trailblazing healthcare facility, committed to providing in high-quality, patient-focused care. Join us in making incredible strides in healthcare, and making a difference in our community.

CentraState Medical Center at a Glance

  • Third largest employer in Monmouth County with more than 2,600 employees.
  • Serves a population of 360,000 in four counties in central New Jersey.
  • Acute-care medical center established in 1971.
  • A 284-bed medical facility with 450 board-certified physicians.
  • Awarded Magnet status in 2005 by The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) of the American Nurses Association. Redesignated in 2015 by The Magnet Recognition Program.
  • A teaching hospital since July 1, 2005 - with a specialty in family medicine - in conjunction with the Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.

CentraState offers outstanding clinical services and provides opportunities for personal and professional growth. Among the many clinical opportunities at CentraState, we offer the following:

  • Access Services
  • Critical Care
  • Emergency Department
  • Food Service
  • Medical/Surgical
  • Observation Unit
  • Oncology
  • Pharmacy
  • Progressive Care Unit
  • Radiology
  • Rehabilitation
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Total Joint/Stroke Unit
  • Warehouse

What distinguishes us from the rest?


CentraState is dedicated to service excellence for our patients, residents, families and the community. Compassion, loyalty and integrity are paramount in how we treat others. We are also committed to improving quality, evoking positive change and remaining nimble amid the changing landscape of healthcare. This environment is further enhanced by a strong foundation of education that improves our individual and collective capabilities and further enhances our ability to meet the growing needs of our patients and be responsive to the demands of our employees. These values are at the core of our workplace and guide us in what we do every day. It is very important that our current and prospective employees understand and share these values.


We embrace and value diversity and inclusion at CentraState. As part of a uniquely diverse community that is Freehold, we provide an equally diverse community at CentraState and believe in fostering growth in each and every employee. We are glad to say that our employees can share their differences in a supportive environment.

Our Board of Trustees, Administration and Management are also committed to equal opportunity for those seeking employment within our System. Employment-related decisions for any employee or potential employee are based solely on the qualifications of the individual. We support Equal Opportunity Employment and Affirmative Action.

Commitment to Health & Wellness

At CentraState we are committed to health and wellness for our community and our employees, having recently introduced our Live Life Well program that encourages clinicians to work with our employees to maintain healthy lifestyles and manage any risk factors they may have. With resources like a state-of-the-art fitness center, free flu shots and smoking cessation programs, we are encouraging our employees to take charge of their lives. And since 2008, we have been a tobacco-free campus, inside and out. We believe it is important to be a good role model for our community and provide the healthiest environment possible.


Freehold is a thriving community rich in history and diverse cultures. Once known as the “Bicycle Capital of the World,” Freehold is sure to please history buffs with the nation’s oldest half-mile harness race track, the Jewish Heritage Museum of Monmouth County, and the numerous antique shops throughout the downtown area. The town is also home to many other shops, eateries and parks. CentraState understands the importance of tradition and embraces its surrounding community and its many offerings. This translates into a strong foundation where people respect others and values are upheld.

Streamlined Application Process

CentraState has streamlined the job searching process by providing you with an applicant tracking system, which enables us to best match your skills to open position(s). You can also set up notifications when jobs of a particular group are posted. For more information and to apply for a job, please go to our career page. If you need help with your application, please reach out to our office at 732-303-5235.

Please also see our additional resources related to benefits, volunteering and special accommodations.

CentraState Healthcare System is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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