Our Nurse Leaders

Jersey City Medical Center

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

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

Sherwin Balasia, BSN, RN, OCN
Nurse Manager, Infusion Center

Renette Berteau, MSN, RN, CCRN
Clinical Operations Manager

Therese Boruta, BSN, RN
Manager, Clinical Informatics

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

Shaun Conover, BSN, RN
Director of Nursing, Greenville Primary Care

Vickie DeChirico, MSN, RN, CIC
Director, Infection Control

Leah Dungee-Maignan, MSN, RNC-NIC, CBC
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, BSN, RN
Trauma Program Director

Claudia Garzon-Rivera, DNP, RN, CNL, CCRN-K, CPHQ
Senior Nursing Director

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

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

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

Rani Lau, BSN, RN, NVRN-BC
Nurse Manager, 7 East

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

Jennyfer Morel, MPA, BSN, RN, CCCTN
Nurse Manager, ASC

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

Vito Pascarella, BSN, RN, NHDP-BC
Lead Clinical Operations Manager

Sarju Patel, DNP, RN
Director of Nurse Engagement & Magnet Standards

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/6 East

Rodolfo Sangalang, DNP, RN, NEA-BC
Director of Nursing, PACU, Catheterization Lab & Ambulatory Services

Pamela Santiago, MSN, RN
Director of Nursing, 5 West

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

Brian Weil, BSN, RN
Clinical Operations Manager

Patient Stories

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    Stephanie and Dan
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  • “Find a surgeon you’re comfortable with and have the TAVR procedure. It makes a big difference in your life.”

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  • “I pretty much slept through the whole night, with some tossing and turning. The whole process was very smooth.”

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