HAMILTON, N.J., Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Hamilton (RWJ Hamilton) has signed a lease with Burris Construction Company, D.B.A. Burris Post Acute Network (Burris) to allow Burris to develop a short stay private rehabilitation facility on RWJ Hamilton's campus. Once construction is complete, the post acute rehabilitation center will be operated and managed by Genesis HealthCare.
"Our relationship with Burris will continue to grow and strengthen the future of healthcare in our region and in New Jersey," said Anthony "Skip" Cimino, president and CEO of RWJ Hamilton. Cimino also stated, "We know from past experience that Burris can get the job done."
The development of this new rehabilitation center will create over 150 jobs, stimulate the Hamilton economy, and provide exciting opportunities for collaboration between Genesis HealthCare and RWJ Hamilton. The facility will be designed and constructed by Burris Post Acute Network and contain 110 private suites to be constructed in two phases, and offer the latest services in post acute rehabilitation.
Burris Chairman and CEO, William G. Burris stated, "The focus is on patient comfort and convenience coupled with the most energy-efficient building." With more than 30 years of experience, Burris maintains an outstanding history of construction and development throughout the Northeast and is no stranger to the Hamilton Area. Burris added, "We are grateful for the opportunity as provided by RWJ Hamilton and are excited to get to work."
Burris is a proud member of both The Health Care Association of New Jersey (HCANJ) and New Jersey Hospital Association (NJHA).
Burris is headquartered in Moorestown, NJ and specializes in the design-build of healthcare facilities. With an analytical approach and a mix of operations, Burris ensures maximum efficiency through all phases. For more information, visit www.burrisconstructioncompany.com.
About RWJ Hamilton
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Hamilton (RWJ Hamilton) is the first of two New Jersey hospitals to receive the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. Located in Hamilton Township, NJ, the hospital is part of the RWJ Health System and Network and is affiliated with the Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey.
The RWJ Hamilton Health Care Corporation serves communities within a five-county area and includes an acute care hospital, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Hamilton, affiliated medical groups, six Lakeview Child Centers, and the RWJ Hamilton Fitness & Wellness Center. For more information, visit rwjhamilton.org.
SOURCE Burris Construction Company