Our Nurse Leaders

Jersey City Medical Center

Margaret Ames DNP, MPA, RN, NEA-BC
Chief Nursing Officer and
Vice President of Patient Care Services

Laura Alves MSN, RNC-MNN
Director of Nursing 4 West Labor and Delivery

Kathleen Ansay, MSN, RN, ONC, CMSRN
Nurse Manager of the Orthopedic Institute

Babitha Babu BSN, RN
Nurse Manager, Center for Comprehensive Care

Renette Berteau MSN, RN, CCRN
Clinical Operations Manager

Karen Caldas CPHRM, MSN, RN-BC
Director, Clinical Risk Management and Patient Safety

Shaun Conover MSN, RN
Director of Nursing Hospital Based Clinics

Aschel Curry, BSN, RN
Nurse Manager, Operating Room

Vicki DeChirico MSN, RN, CIC
Director of Infection Prevention

Leah Dungee-Maignan MSN, RNC-NIC, CBC
Director of Nursing, Maternal Child Services and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Arlene Eastman MSN/MPH, RN, CEN, NEA-BC
Director of Nursing, Emergency Department and Inpatient Pediatrics

Jan Arthur Elpa BSN, RN
Nurse Manager Behavioral Health

Marissa Fisher MHI, MSN, RN
Trauma Program Director

Claudia Garzon-Rivera DNP, RN, CNL, CCRN, CPHQ
Assistant Vice President of Nursing

Tania Hardiman, MS, BSN, RN, CCM
Director of Case Management

Monera Holgado, MBA, MHA, BSN, RN, CNOR
Nurse Manager, ASC

Bernadette Johnson MSN, RN, ONC
Director of Nursing, 6 West and Renal Hemodialysis

Ternita Joy MSN, RN, NE-BC
Clinical Operations Manager

Theresa LaFlam MSN, RN, NVRN-BC
Manager, Stroke Program

Sean Lo, MSN, RN
ECIS Site Manager

Kelly Loo MSN, RN, CGRN
Director of Nursing, Endoscopy, Post Anesthesia Care Unit, and Preadmission Testing

Michele Lopez MSN, RN, CEN, NE-BC
Director of Educational Center for Professional Development

Allison McCabe MSN, RN
Director of Nursing, Critical Care

Heidi Milad, BSN, RN
Nurse Manager, 7 East

Jaime Miles, MSN, RN, CCRN
Bariatric Program Coordinator

Helen Morgan, BSN, RN
Nurse Manager, Same Day Surgery

Tri Nguyen, BSN, RN
Director of Center for Comprehensive Care

Regina O'Donnell MSN, RN, CCRN
Nurse Manager, Cardiac Cath Lab

Stanley Owusu BSN, RN
Nursing Finance Director

Kimberly Palestis DNP, RN, CEN, TCRN, NEA-BC, FACHE
Assistant Vice President, Nursing

Vito Pascarella DNP, RN, NHDP-BC, EMT-B, FO
Lead Clinical Operations Manager, Float Pool, Sitters, and Patient Transport

Joanne Reich DNP, RN, NEA-BC, CPHQ
Vice President of Safety, Quality, and Regulatory Affairs

Bianca Rosa BSN, RN
Nurse Manager, 7 West

Bonnie Rosenzweig BSN, RN, CRRN
Quality Management Specialist

Erin Salmond DNP, RN
Director of Nursing, 5 East and 6 East

Pamela Santiago MSN, RN
Director of Nursing, 5 West

Cristina Simeone MSN, RN, NEA-BC
Clinical Resource Director

Valentyna Tabaka MBA, BSN, RN, WCC
Manager, Wound Care

Eva Villar-Trinidad, MSN, AGACNP-BC
Lead APN, Medicine

Director of Magnet Program and Professional Practice

Anita M. Williams, MSN, RN-BC, OCN
Nurse Manager Infusion

Brian Weil BSN, RN
Clinical Operations Manager

Patient Stories

  • “Before the surgery, I was trying to put on a happy face,” she says. “Now, I am truly happy. I feel good inside and out.”

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  • “I’ve always had a good feeling about the hospital, and when I spoke to the people at the transplant center, I felt at ease. The staff was wonderful.”

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  • “They were all so supportive”

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