Newark Beth Israel Medical Center Names New Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer

Beverly Coleman(Newark, NJ, July 30, 2020) -- Newark Beth Israel Medical Center has named Beverly Coleman, the new Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer.

Ms. Coleman comes to Newark Beth Israel Medical Center with more than 20 years of progressive business experience in Human Resources, Business Operations, and Sales and Logistics from diverse industries including: Healthcare, Consumer Goods, Marine Transportation, and Manufacturing. Prior to joining Newark Beth Israel, Ms. Coleman was Executive Director & Chief Human Resource Officer at Trinity Health Of New England, where she provided strategic Human Resources and Operational Leadership for the Waterbury market. Prior to that, she was the Vice President of Human Resources at Community Health Center, Inc., one of Connecticut’s largest Federally Qualified Health Centers; Vice President of Administration at Hartford Healthcare, Director of Human Resources at Norton Healthcare in Louisville, Kentucky. Outside of healthcare, Ms. Coleman has held various leadership positions at Sara Lee and American Commercial Lines.

“Beverly Coleman brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to her position that will be invaluable to us as we continue on our journey towards becoming a high reliability organization, focused on safety, quality and delivering an excellent experience to our patients and their families,” said Darrell K. Terry, Sr., President and Chief Executive Officer of Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and Children’s Hospital of New Jersey. “In recent years, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center has cemented its position as a national leader in patient safety and quality, with four consecutive Leapfrog “A” scores for safety, two consecutive World’s Best Hospital- USA designations from Newsweek and our most recent Healthgrades award for Patient Safety and Excellence. These accolades are certainly the result of high employee engagement on the values that matter most, and Ms. Coleman’s expertise promises to propel that engagement forward in new and exciting ways.

“I’m excited to join the Newark Beth Israel and Children’s Hospital of New Jersey team. I am honored to have the opportunity to advance the culture of safety, quality and commitment to the community that has been a hallmark of this institution, and that has earned the hospital so many recent successes,” said Beverly Coleman, Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and Children’s Hospital of New Jersey.

Ms. Coleman has successfully led initiatives within Talent Acquisition, Talent Management, Total Rewards, Workforce Management, Recognition, Mergers & Acquisitions and Process Improvement. She holds a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts in Political Science from University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky.

Ms. Coleman is also a Certified Mediator and most recently achieved her lean Six Sigma Black Belt during her tenure at Trinity Health Of New England.

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