Hackensack Meridian Health Raritan Bay Medical Center welcomed Jane O’Rourke, DNP, R.N., NEA-BC, as its new vice president of nursing and chief nursing executive in June.
A Glen Rock resident, O’Rourke brings more than 35 years of experience in hospital and nursing administration to Raritan Bay – Old Bridge and Raritan Bay – Perth Amboy.
Prior to joining Raritan Bay, she served as vice president of patient care services and chief nursing officer at Community Medical Center, part of the RWJ Barnabas health system. She also, most recently, served as vice president, operations and chief nursing officer at St. Peter’s hospital in Albany, New York.
O’Rourke received her doctorate in nursing practice from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey and her master’s degree of science in nursing from Hunter College, New York. She holds a post-master’s certification in Nursing Administration from Villanova University, an executive nursing practice certification from the American Organization of Nurse Executives and nursing executive advanced certification from the American Nurses’ Association.
She is a member of the American Nurses’ Association, New Jersey Nurses’ Association, Organization of Doctors of Nursing Practice and the New Jersey Organization of Nurse Executives and Leaders.