Today, Chilton Hospital is a 260-bed, acute-care, non-profit community hospital with approximately 1,300 employees. It features some of the most sophisticated diagnostic and therapeutic equipment available. Our compassionate health-care professionals provide advanced, cost-effective care, and all of our resources, including the staff you will meet, as well as those you may not, are dedicated to one purpose - returning you to the best possible health.More than 500 physicians representing more than 60 different specialties hold staff privileges at Chilton Memorial. They are supported by allied health professionals who utilize the most current technologies and on-going education in treatment, while never losing sight of the importance and dignity of each individual patient. Our hospital serves residents from more than 25 communities and provides care for people of all ages. It has been recognized for excellence for programs from obstetrics to geriatrics. Its' many services include a state-of-the-art emergency department, cancer care from diagnosis to treatment all under one roof, a weight loss surgery program, a pain management center, a sleep health institute, and a comprehensive wound healing center.The hospital is licensed by the New Jersey Department of Health and is a member of the Voluntary Hospital Association of America, American Hospital Association, and New Jersey Hospital Association, Cancer Center at Chilton Memorial Hospital, an American College of Surgeons Approved Community Hospital Comprehensive Cancer Program, is located adjacent to the hospital at Collins Pavilion and uses the latest technology to diagnose, treat, and provide support to cancer patients. Every phase of cancer care - from registration to lab work to treatment to support services - is located under one roof, eliminating the need for travel to a larger cancer facility. The Cancer Center features a caring staff of professionals who strive to provide the highest level of care available and treat each person as an individual.Chemotherapy/Infusion Therapy The Cancer Center at Chilton Hospital features an infusion therapy area. In this area, chemotherapy, blood transfusions, antibiotics, steroids, Remicade and other medications are administered to ambulatory outpatients. This is an open room area where patients can relax in recliners or in a private room while receiving their treatment. Experienced registered nurses who are also certified in oncology staff the department. Refreshments are available to our patients, and our library has patient education materials available for their use. Every effort is made to ensure the experience at Chilton's Cancer Center is a comfortable one. Support Services Chilton's Cancer Center has an oncology social worker on-site to provide emotional support, financial assistance and to arrange transportation for patients. In addition, the oncology social worker runs a Woman to Woman Support Group dedicated to the particular needs of women who are experiencing the emotional and physical effects of cancer surgery and treatment. This group meets the first, third and fifth Tuesday of every month and helps women to acquire stress management, communication and coping skills, and achieve a sense of empowerment. This support group provides women with a forum to share their concerns, stories, experiences, feelings and problems. Nutrition Chilton's Cancer Center provides access to a dietician who conducts in-house or phone sessions to provide education on how to increase caloric intake to prevent weight loss during treatments. The dietitian also educates patients on how to prevent the nausea, vomiting and diarrhea that can sometimes accompany chemotherapy treatments. The dietician's goal is to increase each patient's overall nutritional status and help the patient maintain that status during treatments. Parking and Transportation Chilton's Cancer Center offers convenient, free parking.