Hackensack Meridian Health Raritan Bay Medical Center welcomed Jane O’Rourke, DNP, R.N., NEA-BC, as its new vice president of nursing and chief nursing executive in June. A Glen Rock resident, O’Rourke brings more than 35 years of experience in hospital and nursing administration to Raritan Bay – Old Bridge and Raritan Bay – Perth Amboy.
“I’m honored to join the team at Raritan Bay, a three-time Magnet designated hospital,” said O’Rourke. “I look forward to continuing Raritan Bay’s commitment to nursing excellence, exemplified by the Magnet designation, but also ensuring our patients continue to receive reliable, high-quality care in an environment of safety.”
Prior to joining Raritan Bay, Jane served as vice president of patient care services and chief nursing officer at Community Medical Center, part of the RWJ Barnabas health system. She also, most recently, served as Vice President, Operations and Chief Nursing Officer at St. Peter’s hospital in Albany NY. She received her doctorate in nursing practice from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey and her master’s degree of science in nursing from Hunter College, NY. Jane holds a Post Masters Certification in Nursing Administration from Villanova University, an Executive Nursing Practice Certification from the American Organization of Nurse Executives and Nursing Executive, Advanced Certification from the American Nurses’ Association. She is a member of the American Nurses’ Association, New Jersey Nurses’ Association, Organization of Doctors of Nursing Practice and the New Jersey Organization of Nurse Executives and Leaders.
With locations in Perth Amboy and Old Bridge, New Jersey, Raritan Bay Medical Center delivers critical world-class healthcare services care to Monmouth and Middlesex County residents. As providers of first-class healthcare in the areas of stroke, cardiology, cancer, physical rehabilitation, pulmonary rehabilitation, pediatric medicine, Raritan Bay Medical Center continues to stay on the forefront of medicine.
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