Randi Hershkowitz Appointed Chief Nursing Officer of RWJBarnabas Health Behavioral Health Center

TOMS RIVER, N.J. – RWJBarnabas Health Behavioral Health Network has announced Randi Hershkowitz, RN-BC, BSN as Chief Nursing Officer for RWJBarnabas Health Behavioral Health Center, an RWJBarnabas Health facility.

In the nursing profession for 29 years, Hershkowitz began her career in critical care nursing and dedicated the past 27 years to behavioral health. Most recently, she served as Director for Case Management for RWJBarnabas Health Behavioral Health Network. Prior to that, she served as Program Director for Behavioral Health Services at Clara Maass Medical Center, an RWJBarnabas Health facility, where she was responsible for all behavioral health clinical services.

Before joining RWJBarnabas Health, Hershkowitz served as Administrative Director of Behavioral Health at CarePoint Health System where she was responsible for the inpatient, outpatient, and grant-funded mental health programing. Her extensive experience also includes working as a Nursing Care Coordinator at University Correctional Health Care/UMDNJ, and Charge Nurse for the child/adolescent psychiatric unit at Trinitas Hospital.

Hershkowitz, of West Orange, is on the Board of Directors for the Mental Health Association of Passaic.

She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from State University of New York at Binghamton and is currently completing her Masters of Science in Nursing from Aspen University. Hershkowitz is board certified in Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing by the ANCC.