Saint Barnabas Medical Center Appoints New Chief Nursing Officer

Maggie Lundberg, MSN, MPA, RN, CCRN, has been appointed the Chief Nursing Officer at Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC), an RWJBarnabas Health facility. Ms. Lundberg will be responsible for all aspects of the Nursing Division.

“A consummate nursing executive, Maggie’s vast experience and wealth of knowledge will further elevate our quality of care and promote a culture of employee engagement, says Stephen P. Zieniewicz, FACHE, President and CEO, SBMC. I am confident that her proven leadership will be a significant asset for our outstanding nursing team and our organization.”

Ms. Lundberg steps into her new role with more than 25 years of nursing leadership experience. She joined SBMC in 1994 as the Nurse Manger of the Intensive Care Unit. In 1996, she became Director of Critical Care, followed by Director of Nursing Finance in 1998. In 2001, she became Director of Cardiac Patient Care Services and in 2012 the Intensive Care and Cardiac Care Units. Most recently and prior to being named Interim Chief Nursing Officer in February 2019, she was Director of Cardiac and Critical Care Services.

Throughout her tenure, Ms. Lundberg was integrally involved with the building of Cardiac Services, working collaboratively with physicians to continually expand and enhance the types of services and procedures offered at SBMC. Whether it was expanding the Cardiac Catheterization Lab, building a Hybrid Operating Room to facilitate complex cardiac, vascular, and neurosurgical procedures, including transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) or creating dedicated inpatient units that specialize in the care for cardiac patients, Ms. Lundberg is passionate about delivering outstanding cardiac care to our community. She is also committed to fostering continuous quality improvement in patient safety and quality of care. She was the driving force behind the development and implementation of SBMC’s Heart Failure, Acute Coronary Syndrome and Cardiac Rehabilitation programs which, under her leadership, continue to receive Disease-Specific Certification from The Joint Commission.

Ms. Lundberg has a master’s degrees in Public Administration from Farleigh Dickenson University and in Nursing from Felician University. She holds a national board certification in critical care.