Johnson Rehabilitation Institute at Ocean
Hackensack Meridian Johnson Rehabilitation Institute at Ocean University Medical Center


425 Jack Martin Boulevard
BrickNJ 08724

Distance:   Miles
  • Tues
    8:00AM- 4:30PM
  • Wed
    8:00AM- 4:30PM
  • Thurs
    8:00AM- 4:30PM
  • Fri
    8:00AM- 4:30PM
  • Sat
    8:00AM- 4:30PM

Hackensack Meridian Johnson Rehabilitation Institute at Ocean University Medical Center

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Key Phone Numbers

Main phone (inpatient rehabilitation): 732-836-4500

Outpatient physical medicine and rehabilitation physician practice: 732-836-4504

Outpatient rehabilitation (physical, occupational and speech language therapy): 732-836-4640

Prosthetic and Orthotic Lab: 732-836-4511

Hours of Operation

Inpatient: 24/7 daily

Outpatient: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday

Why Choose Johnson Rehabilitation Institute at Ocean University Medical Center

Hackensack Meridian Johnson Rehabilitation Institute at Ocean University Medical Center is a 40-bed acute rehabilitation hospital. Our goal is to provide the highest quality care that is human-centered, accessible and affordable. We strive to deliver the best possible outcomes that matter the most to our patients with excellence as our standard. We are one of the region’s premier rehabilitation hospitals, fully accredited by the Joint Commission and the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities.

Acute inpatient rehabilitation is the highest level of rehabilitative care available. At our Institute, patients who require an inpatient stay are cared for by a highly-skilled team including board certified doctors of physical medicine, rehabilitation-certified nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech language pathologists, prosthetists/orthotists, recreation therapists, dietitians, case managers and social workers. The team collaborates to achieve the best outcomes possible for each patient. Our Institute is attached to Hackensack Meridian Ocean University Medical Center, which offers a seamless medical collaboration with experts from the hospital – including emergency care if needed.

With a full array of services located within one facility, our outpatient program is an excellent choice for patients in the community requiring evaluation and treatment of neurological and orthopedic conditions. For a full list of our outpatient services, please click from the list below.

Nationally certified for quality treatment and care. Our rehabilitation facility is licensed by the State of New Jersey and accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) and Joint Commission, meaning we’ve met rigorous quality standards in all areas of our operations and patient care. Based on the last inpatient CARF triennial (recurring every three-years) accreditation in 2020, our Institute was awarded accreditation in the following:

  • Inpatient Rehabilitation Adult Program 
  • Inpatient Rehabilitation Adult Brain Injury Specialty Program 
  • Inpatient Rehabilitation Adult Stroke Specialty Program 

Patient Experience 

New Jersey’s Most Comprehensive Rehabilitation Services. We are unique for providing the full spectrum of adult rehabilitation services under one roof — from inpatient to outpatient care.

Patient FAQs

Patients should bring the following information when registering for an appointment or hospital stay:

  • Advance Directive
  • Copay or deductible
  • Driver’s license
  • Insurance Card
  • Medicare/Medicaid card
  • Name and Social Security Number of the insured
  • Referral forms from your physician (if required by your insurance carrier)
  • Referral/Order Guidelines
  • Worker’s compensation information (if applicable)

You can sign into MyChart, our online patient portal, where you can view your records, request medication refills, access test results, manage your appointments and more.

For outpatient services, please use the parking lot near the entrance of our Institute or use our valet services.

For inpatient services, please park in the parking garage located by the main Hackensack Meridian Ocean University Medical Center entrance.

We update our hospital visitation every Wednesday, based upon the risk of COVID-19 spread, the number of COVID-19 patients, hospital staffing and equipment levels.

Learn More

The Johnson Rehabilitation Institute Ocean University Medical Center Outpatient Department hosts the following support groups for patients and their families:

  • Amputee
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Parkinsons
  • Stroke

Learn More About Our Support Groups

Rehabilitation Technology Available

Robotic body support training device for gait and balance

Interactive software program incorporated in therapy to enhance visual scanning, eye-hand coordination, visual and auditory sequencing, memory recall, problem-solving and reaction time.

Comprehensive upper extremity program designed to help with recovery of arm function following neurological injury.

A non-invasive electrical device that speech language pathologists use to improve swallowing.

Provides real time visual biofeedback and auditory feedback to improve voice and speech/sound production skills.

Therapy ultrasound technology used to promote wound healing

Uses sensor technology to capture wrist and finger movement while providing a virtual reality experience to improve activities of daily living and upper extremity function.

Rehabilitation Doctors
Our Doctors

Our rehabilitation specialists work closely with you, your family, and your other care providers to assist with your recovery.

Rehab Team and Physicians

Doctors of Physical Medicine
  • Board certifications in Brain Injury Medicine
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Registered Nurses
  • Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurses (CRRN)
  • Certified Case Managers (CCM)
Social Work
  • LCSW (Licensed Clinical Social Worker)
Physical Therapists with Specialty Certifications
  • Certified Stroke Rehabilitation Specialists (CSRS)
  • Certified Brain Injury Specialists (CBIS)
  • LSVT for Parkinson’s disease
  • Vestibular Certifications from Emory University and American Institute of Balance
  • Neurological Clinical Specialist, Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy
  • Geriatric Clinical Specialist, Academy of Geriatric Physical therapy
  • NDT/C (Neuro-Developmental Treatment)
  • CPI Certified (Crisis Prevention Institute)
  • PWR/WELLNESS Certification
Occupational Therapists with Specialty Certifications
  • Certified Stroke Rehabilitation Specialists (CSRS)
  • Certified Brain Injury Specialists (CBIS)
  • Vestibular Certifications from Emory University and American Institute of Balance
  • Certified Manual Therapists
  • NDT/C (Neuro-Developmental Treatment)
  • CPI Certified (Crisis Prevention Institute)
  • SAEBO certification
  • PWR/WELLNESS Certification
Speech Language Pathologists with Specialty Certifications
  • Certified Brain Injury Specialists (CBIS)
  • MacNeil Swallowing Protocol
  • Vital Stim certifications
  • LSVT for Parkinson’s disease
  • CPI Certified (Crisis Prevention Institute)
Certified Therapeutic Recreational Therapists
  • Work closely with team to teach patients adaptive leisure skills
Clinical Dietitians Nutritionists
  • Assess nutritional needs, develop and implement nutrition programs, and evaluate and report the results. They also confer with doctors and other health care professionals to coordinate medical and nutritional needs.
Respiratory Therapists
  • Evaluate, treat and care for those with breathing or other cardiopulmonary disorders. Practicing under the direction of a physician, respiratory therapists consult with physicians and other health care staff to help develop and modify patient care plans.
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