RUNNELLS Specialized Hospital of Union County



Main Phone Number: 908-771-5700
Address: 40 Watchung Way, Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922
E-mail Address: runnells@ucnj.org
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Since 1912, RUNNELLS Specialized Hospital of Union County as had a proud history of providing for the changing health care needs of our community. What makes RUNNELLS so special is its incomparable spirit. Guided by experienced administrators totally committed to the success of the programs; a legion of dedicated and supportive staff anxious to serve the needs of the patients; and a sometimes seemingly endless multitude of selfless volunteers whose primary goal is to make RUNNELLS’ residents lives more pleasurable. RUNNELLS is one of Union County Government’s proudest assets.

RUNNELLS Specialized Hospital of Union County occupies a 45-acre mountain top tract of land in Berkeley Heights. Today’s RUNNELLS Specialized Hospital is a unique state-of-the-art facility with personalized service to meet each patient’s needs. One of the most important distinctions as a nursing care facility is the fact that RUNNELLS is staffed daily by physicians and a full complement of professional nurses. The medical team also includes geriatric nurse practitioners, psychiatrists, psychologists and professional social workers who are on staff and attend daily to residents’ needs. The location is easily accessible from Routes 22, 24, and 78.

RUNNELLS is licensed by the New Jersey Department of Health & Senior Services and certified by both Medicare and Medicaid. We are members of the American and the New Jersey Hospital Associations, the Health Care Association of New Jersey, the North Central Ethics Alliance, and the National Network of Libraries of Medicine.

As a result of our excellent reputation, we are equally proud to have affiliations with the a number of renowned institutions and programs.