Transitional Care Unit

When complex medical needs may not allow you to return home immediately after your hospitalization, we offer a place to heal. Our highly skilled staff provides a unique, caring environment to ensure you experience a safe and successful return home.

Our goals for every person in our care include:

  • Maximizing function and independence
  • Providing patient and family education
  • Thoroughly assessing and facilitating discharge needs
  • Identifying community resources
  • Making the most appropriate outpatient referrals

Our Approach

An individualized plan of care will be developed for you that can include skilled nursing, as well as physical, occupational, speech and respiratory therapy.

Note: Only Hoboken University Medical Center has TCU and it maintains CMS 5 star rating and has been awarded best short term rehab by US News and World report.

Please read the full Outbreak Response Plan, Patient Activities, Weekly Food Menu

Accreditations and Certifications

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HUMC received the Innovation Trail Blazer Award as an acknowledgment of the hospital’s adoption of intellijoint HIP®.


HUMC was included as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Patient Safety, based on consistently low rates of infections and surgical errors.

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Hoboken University Medical Center’s Transitional Care Unit (TCU) was named one of the best nursing homes in New Jersey by U.S. News & World Report in 2018. The TCU is also 5-star rated, the highest, by CMS.

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Hoboken University Medical Center’s Transitional Care Unit (TCU) maintains CMS 5 star rating and has been awarded best short term rehab by US News and World report.


The Hospital Safety Score, a service provided by The Leapfrog Group, recently awarded Hoboken University Medical Center with an “A” – its top grade in patient safety.


HUMC has been recognized as a participant in the Get With The Guidelines® – Heart Failure program for applying the most up-to-date evidence-based treatment guidelines to improve patient care and guidelines in the Hudson County community.


HUMC received funding as part of the 2017 Horizon BCBSNJ Hospital Recognition Program, which distinguishes hospital excellence based on quality scores earned from the nationally renowned Leapfrog Hospital Recognition Program.


HUMC has been recognized with a five-star rating for clinical excellence in gynecologic surgery from Healthgrades, the nation’s leading independent health care ratings company.


Hoboken University Medical Center has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Hospital Accreditation.

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