BERGEN REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER - PARAMUS, NJ

Institution representatives - add corrected or new information about BERGEN REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER »

Addresss:
230 E RIDGEWOOD AVE
PARAMUS, NJ, 07652
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (201) 967-4000

Number of Certified Beds: 574
Total Number of Residents: 559
Percent of Occupied Beds: 97%
Sprinkler Status: Fully Sprinklered
Program Participation: Medicare and Medicaid
Type of Ownership: Government - County
Located Within a Hospital?: Yes
Multi Nursing Home Ownership?: No
Resident and Family Councils: Both
Continuing Care Retirement Community?: No
Quality Indicator Survey?: No
Special Focus Facility?: No
Type: Skilled Nursing Facilities

Overall Star Rating: 1 Star
Health Inspections Star Rating: 1 Star
Nurse Staffing Star Rating: 3 Stars
Quality Measures Star Rating: 3 Stars
RN Only Star Rating: 4 Stars

Other nearby hospitals and nursing homes

Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Administrative Staff - Full Time: 13.37
Certified Nurse Aides - Full Time: 206.26
Certified Nurse Aides - Part Time: 53.49
Dietitians - Under Contract: 4.57
Food Service Personnel - Full Time: 91.20
Food Service Personnel - Part Time: 9.41
Housekeeping Personnel - Full Time: 76.57
Licensed Practical/ Vocational Nurses - Full Time: 19.06
Licensed Practical/ Vocational Nurses - Part Time: 5.37
Mental Health Services Personnel - Under Contract: 0.34
Nurses With Administrative Duties - Full Time: 15.26
Persons Not Included In Any Other Categories - Full Time: 38.23
Physical Therapists - Under Contract: 4.04
Registered Nurses - Full Time: 54.26
Rn Director Of Nursing - Full Time: 0.80
Social Workers - Full Time: 4.16
Activities Professionals - Full Time: 6.69
Activities Professionals - Part Time: 0.27
Dentists - Under Contract: 0.34
Medical Directors - Part Time: 0.11
Nurses With Administrative Duties - Part Time: 1.20
Occupational Therapists - Under Contract: 0.89
Pharmacists - Under Contract: 0.50
Food Service Personnel - Under Contract: 11.23
Persons Not Included In Any Other Categories - Under Contract: 20.21
Speech Pathologists - Under Contract: 1.20
Housekeeping Personnel - Under Contract: 9.14
Registered Nurses - Under Contract: 4.11
Registered Nurses - Part Time: 18.03
Occupational Therapy Assistants - Under Contract: 1.84
Housekeeping Personnel - Part Time: 2.00
Licensed Practical/ Vocational Nurses - Under Contract: 2.86
Physical Therapy Aide - Under Contract: 3.40
Podiatrists - Part Time: 0.46

Number Of Beds
Total: 574
Total Certified: 574
For Residents With Ventilator/ Resipiratory Care Needs: 12

Provided Services
Activities Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
Administration And Storage Of Blood Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
Clinical Laboratory Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
Dental Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
Diagnostic Xray Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
Dietary Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
Housekeeping Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
Mental Health Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
Nursing Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
Occupational Therapy Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
Pharmacy Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
Physical Therapy Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
Physician Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
Podiatry Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
Social Work Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
Speech/Language Pathology Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents
Therapeutic Recreation Specialist Services Are Provided Onsite To Residents

Staff Information

Number of Registered Nurses Hours Per Resident Per Day
Here:

0.770
New Jersey:

0.818
Number of Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses Hours Per Resident Per Day
Here:

0.380
State:

0.741
Total Number of Licensed Staff Hours Per Resident Per Day
Here:

1.140
State:

1.555
Number of ,Certified Nurse Assistant Hours Per Resident Per Day
Here:

0.030
New Jersey:

0.123
Number Therapy Hours Per Resident Per Day
Here:

0.030
State:

0.125

Quality Measures

Percent of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased
This Nursing Home:

15.9%
New Jersey:

15.2%
Percent of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain
This Nursing Home:

10.6%
New Jersey:

6.3%
Percent of long-stay high-risk residents with pressure ulcers
This Nursing Home:

10.8%
State:

9.0%
Percent of long-stay residents who lose too much weight
Here:

5.0%
State:

7.4%
Percent of long-stay low-risk residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder
This Nursing Home:

31.4%
State:

32.4%
Percent of long-stay residents who have had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder
Here:

3.2%
State:

3.1%
Percent of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection
This Nursing Home:

5.9%
State:

6.8%
Percent of long-stay residents who have depressive symptoms
This Nursing Home:

1.0%
New Jersey:

7.4%
Percent of long-stay residents who were physically restrained
This Nursing Home:

1.5%
State:

2.7%
Percent of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury
Here:

2.3%
State:

2.7%
Percent of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine
This Nursing Home:

98.1%
New Jersey:

95.8%
Percent of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine
Here:

97.6%
State:

95.5%
Percent of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain
Here:

29.6%
New Jersey:

17.0%
Percent of short-stay residents with Pressure ulcers that are new or worsened
Here:

3.7%
New Jersey:

1.8%
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine
This Nursing Home:

90.1%
New Jersey:

88.2%
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine
Here:

74.2%
New Jersey:

87.5%
Percent of short-stay residents who newly received an antipsychotic medication
This Nursing Home:

7.1%
State:

1.9%
Percent of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication
Here:

27.9%
State:

18.1%

Complaint Deficiency

Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) - Medicare Provider Charge Data

Alcohol/Drug Abuse or Dependence without Rehabilitation Therapy without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,955
State:

$33,450
Average Total Payments
This Nursing Home:

$6,333
State:

$5,495
Number of discharges: 156
Here:

40.63%
New Jersey:

0.40%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Nursing Home:

$42,658
State:

$40,596
Average Total Payments
This Nursing Home:

$8,103
New Jersey:

$6,234
Number of discharges: 14
This Nursing Home:

3.65%
New Jersey:

2.40%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
This Nursing Home:

$23,906
New Jersey:

$32,970
Average Total Payments
This Nursing Home:

$5,433
New Jersey:

$4,276
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

5.21%
New Jersey:

1.82%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$47,483
State:

$62,346
Average Total Payments
This Nursing Home:

$11,432
State:

$8,879
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

2.86%
New Jersey:

2.07%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Nursing Home:

$27,296
New Jersey:

$37,750
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,037
State:

$5,392
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

3.13%
State:

3.49%
Heart Failure and Shock with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$52,303
New Jersey:

$75,197
Average Total Payments
Here:

$13,796
State:

$11,417
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

2.86%
New Jersey:

2.96%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$38,127
State:

$40,335
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,702
State:

$5,798
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

3.65%
State:

2.97%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$21,449
State:

$37,551
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,755
State:

$5,216
Number of discharges: 30
This Nursing Home:

7.81%
New Jersey:

2.13%
Poisoning and Toxic Effects of Drugs without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$21,825
New Jersey:

$39,732
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,965
State:

$4,888
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

3.13%
New Jersey:

0.29%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$42,803
State:

$52,443
Average Total Payments
This Nursing Home:

$9,916
New Jersey:

$7,686
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

3.65%
State:

2.07%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$67,347
State:

$88,530
Average Total Payments
This Nursing Home:

$17,628
New Jersey:

$14,676
Number of discharges: 34
Here:

8.85%
State:

4.36%
Signs and Symptoms without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$25,231
State:

$36,661
Average Total Payments
This Nursing Home:

$6,691
New Jersey:

$5,269
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

2.86%
New Jersey:

0.63%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Nursing Home:

$46,915
State:

$51,726
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,852
New Jersey:

$7,544
Number of discharges: 19
Here:

4.95%
New Jersey:

2.50%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Nursing Home:

$29,974
State:

$37,623
Average Total Payments
This Nursing Home:

$6,793
New Jersey:

$5,339
Number of discharges: 12
This Nursing Home:

3.13%
New Jersey:

0.88%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
This Nursing Home:

$26,112
New Jersey:

$40,180
Average Total Payments
This Nursing Home:

$6,840
New Jersey:

$5,402
Number of discharges: 14
This Nursing Home:

3.65%
State:

2.82%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
This Nursing Home:

93.0%
New Jersey:

99.3%

Heart Failure

Percent of patients who were given an evaluation of Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
Here:

100.0%
State:

99.7%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Nursing Home:

42.0%
New Jersey:

96.1%

Pneumonia

Percent of Patients Given Initial Antibiotic(s) within 6 Hours After Arrival
This Nursing Home:

95.0%
State:

97.9%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
Here:

98.0%
State:

98.3%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

90.0%
New Jersey:

99.8%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
Here:

96.0%
New Jersey:

97.0%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
This Nursing Home:

81.0%
New Jersey:

96.5%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
This Nursing Home:

89.0%
State:

97.7%

Surgery

Percent of Surgery Patients given an antibiotic at the right time (within one hour before surgery) to help prevent infection
Here:

100.0%
New Jersey:

98.6%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
This Nursing Home:

100.0%
New Jersey:

97.6%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
This Nursing Home:

94.0%
State:

98.4%
Percent of Surgery Patients who got treatment at right time (within 24 hours before or after surgery) to help prevent blood clot
Here:

95.0%
New Jersey:

97.5%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
Here:

95.0%
State:

98.2%
Percent of Surgery Patients needing hair removed from the surgical area before surgery who had hair removed using a safer method
This Nursing Home:

100.0%
State:

99.9%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose urinary catheters were removed on the first or second day after surgery
This Nursing Home:

87.0%
New Jersey:

95.3%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
Here:

100.0%
New Jersey:

96.9%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
Here:

100.0%
State:

99.7%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
This Nursing Home:

15.5%
State:

14.7%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

13.1%
New Jersey:

10.7%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
This Nursing Home:

16.0%
New Jersey:

11.0%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Attack
Here:

19.0%
State:

21.0%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

23.9%
State:

26.5%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
This Nursing Home:

20.1%
New Jersey:

19.5%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
This Nursing Home:

1.377%
New Jersey:

0.485%
Severe pressure sores (bed sores)
This Nursing Home:

0.689%
New Jersey:

0.331%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: Between 100 and 299
Survey Response Rate: 11%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Nursing Home:

18%
New Jersey:

7%
Usually
This Nursing Home:

22%
New Jersey:

19%
Always
This Nursing Home:

60%
New Jersey:

74%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

14%
State:

6%
Usually
Here:

20%
State:

17%
Always
Here:

66%
State:

77%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Nursing Home:

35%
State:

15%
Usually
This Nursing Home:

24%
New Jersey:

27%
Always
This Nursing Home:

41%
New Jersey:

58%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

29%
New Jersey:

9%
Usually
Here:

24%
State:

24%
Always
This Nursing Home:

47%
New Jersey:

67%

How often did staff explain about medicines before giving them to patients?

Sometimes or never
This Nursing Home:

38%
New Jersey:

24%
Usually
This Nursing Home:

21%
State:

18%
Always
Here:

41%
New Jersey:

58%

How often were the patients' rooms and bathrooms kept clean?

Sometimes or never
Here:

31%
New Jersey:

11%
Usually
Here:

26%
New Jersey:

21%
Always
This Nursing Home:

43%
State:

68%

How often was the area around patients' rooms kept quiet at night?

Sometimes or never
This Nursing Home:

20%
State:

16%
Usually
Here:

27%
State:

32%
Always
Here:

53%
State:

52%

Were patients given information about what to do during their recovery at home?

Yes
This Nursing Home:

71%
State:

79%
No
This Nursing Home:

29%
State:

21%

How do patients rate the hospital overall on a scale from 0 (lowest) to 10 (highest)?

6 or lower
Here:

32%
New Jersey:

12%
7 or 8
Here:

32%
New Jersey:

26%
9 or 10
This Nursing Home:

36%
State:

62%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
This Nursing Home:

25%
New Jersey:

7%
Yes, probably
Here:

25%
New Jersey:

28%
Yes, definitely
Here:

50%
State:

65%

Use of Medical Imaging

Outpatients who had a follow-up mammogram or ultrasound within 45 days after a screening mammogram.
This Nursing Home:

11.800%
State:

11.744%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.022%
State:

0.027%

User Contributions:

Comment about this article, ask questions, or add new information about this topic:

CAPTCHA