Our Nurse Leaders

Jersey City Medical Center

Nursing Leadership 2020

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

Frank Bobadilla, MSN, RN, NVRN-BC, GRN
Nurse Manager, 7 East

Therese Boruta, BSN, RN
Manager/Clinical Informatics

Selina Bray, MSN, BSN, RN-C
Director of Nursing, Behavioral Health Services

Ingrid Brown, MSN, RN-C
Manager Care Continuum

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

Coleen Calero, MSN, GRN, RN-BC
Nurse Manager, 7 West

Sean Conover, BSN, RN
Director of Nursing at Greenville Care

Vickie DeChirico, MSN, RN, CIC
Director Infection Control

Leah Dungee-Maignan, MSN, RNC-NIC, CSB
Director of Nursing, Maternal Child Services

Arlene Eastman, MSN/MPH, RN, CEN
Director of Nursing, Emergency Department

Pamela Farley, MSN, ACNP-BC
Chief Nurse Practitioner

Marissa Fisher, MHI, BSN, RN
Trauma Program Director

Claudia Garzon-Rivera, DNP, RN, CNL, CCRN-K, CPHQ
Director of Clinical Excellence

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

Christine Kaminski BSN, RNC-OB, CBC
Nurse Manager, Labor and Delivery

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

Mabel LaForgia, DNP, RN, CNL
Senior Director of Nursing Practice & Magnet Program Director

Kelly Loo, MSN, RN, CGRN
Director of Nursing, Surgical Services

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

Allison McCabe, MSN, RN
Director of Nursing, Critical Care

Washington Moitui, MSN, RN-BC
Assistant Director of Case Management

Jennyfer Morel-Carvajal, MPA, BSN, RN, CCCTM
Orthopedic Institute Nurse Manager Navigator

Kim Palestis, MSN, RN, CEN, TCRN
Senior Director of Nursing Practice

Vito Pascarella, BSN, RN
Clinical Operations Manager

Sarju Pate, MSN, RN
Clinical Operations Manager

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

Bianca Rosa, BSN, RN
Lead Clinical Operations Manager

Erin Salmond, DNP, RN
Director 5 East/6 East

Rodolfo Sangalang, DNP, RN
Director PACU, Catherterization Lab & Ambulatory Services

Pamela Santiago, MSN, RN, NEA-BC
Manager 5 West

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

Valentyna Tabaka, BSN, RN, WCC
Manager Wound Care

Mariekarl Vilceus-Talty, MA, BSN, NE-BC, RNC-OB, C-EFM, LNC
Senior Director of Nursing and Patient Experience

Brian Weil, BSN, RN
Clinical Operations Manager

Patient Stories

  • "Since taking biologics, I’ve not had to call the office about breathing problems once.”

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  • “Friends told me they’d been going through the same thing and no one knew. A lot of women are ashamed to admit that infertility or miscarriage are issues for them.”

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  • "I’m the last person anyone would think had a heart condition”

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