Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center Leadership

Located At:
94 Old Short Hills Road
Livingston, New Jersey 07039

Sheila Collier

Sheila Collier, MSN, RNC-MNN

Chief Nursing Officer

A dedicated member of the Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center team since 2005, Sheila is responsible for all aspects of the Nursing Division including the operational clinical practice, education and research delivered through nursing clinical services and the more than 1,100 nurses employed by CBMC.

Sheila received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at University of Rhode Island and completed a Master of Science in Nursing with a concentration in Executive Leadership from Felician University. She also holds a specialty certification in Maternal Newborn Nursing. As a solutions-driven healthcare leader, Sheila is recognized for her ability to steer successful cultural transformations resulting in major improvements to patient experience, healthcare outcomes, employee engagement and morale.

With over 30 years of experience within the Maternal Child Division at CBMC, Sheila has grown the service line by two percent year over year and has implemented several cost-saving initiatives. She is accomplished in establishing new departments and facilities from the ground up and assembling, managing, and mentoring high-performance teams.

Passionate about professional growth and inter-professional collaboration, Sheila has mentored numerous nurses who have transitioned into leaders within the organization. She leads by example to build trusted physician relationships and develop strong collaborations across all disciplines.

Additionally, Sheila was instrumental in leading her division through the Magnet Designation journey in 2018. She is a member of the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE), New Jersey Advocacy Committee (ONL) and Association of Women’s Health Obstetrics and of Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN). Sheila was awarded the Daisy Nurse Leader in 2018 and was a March of Dimes Leader of the Year finalist in 2016.