Our practice site is the Barnabas Behavioral Health Center, located in Toms River, New Jersey. Our site is a 100 bed acute care freestanding psychiatric hospital which treats adult patients as well as a dedicated 20 bed unit for geriatrics. We are a part of the RWJBarnabas healthcare network, the largest health care network in New Jersey, with opportunities for rotations in child and adolescent psychiatry and outpatient services at other hospitals within our network. Toms River is located centrally in New Jersey and is a hour drive from New York city as well as the city of Philadelphia. We are also located 15 minutes from the Jersey shore which is beautiful in summer. Our pharmacy at Barnabas Behavioral Health leads the facility in quality initiatives and innovative ideas. We also drive changes located at other facilities within our network. We are active on our inpatient units and provide drug level monitoring, pain consults, group medication education, DNA testing, clozaril monitoring, medication reconciliation, diabetes monitoring and counseling, anticoagulation dosing and monitoring, and metabolic monitoring. Teaching opportunities include precepting students, participating in a teaching certificate program, and precepting PGY-1 pharmacy residents. Our PGY-2 Psychiatric Pharmacy Residency program is currently in pre-candidate status.
About Barnabas Behavioral Health Center
The Barnabas Health Behavioral Health Center (with Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus Behavioral Health Services) constitutes a freestanding 100-bed acute care psychiatric facility which provides inpatient and intensive outpatient programs for adults and older adults diagnosed with psychiatric and dual disorders.