New Brunswick-based Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital announced Friday it has named Lori Colineri, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, senior vice president of nursing and chief nursing officer.
According to the announcement, Colineri, a resident of Scotch Plains, previously served as vice president and chief nursing officer at Riverview Medical Center in Red Bank. While there, she helped Riverview achieve its fourth Magnet designation for excellence in nursing practice.
Prior to that, the announcement said she was the senior manager of Patient Care Services at Riverview Medical Center from 2008 to 2009 and held that same position at Solaris Health Systems from 2005 to 2008.
“Lori brings a wealth of operational and leadership experience in a teaching and community hospital setting to RWJ,” Stephen Jones, FACHE, president and CEO of RWJUH and RWJ Health System, said in a prepared statement. “In addition to being Lean Six Sigma certified, she possesses expertise in nursing and medical staff relations, strategic planning and business development, as well as performance improvement.”'
Colineri said in a prepared statement, “I am excited to lead the exceptional team of nurses here and be part of the RWJ family. RWJ’s nurses have established a tradition of excellence as a four-time recipient of the Magnet Award. I look forward to building on this reputation while encouraging our nurses to be leaders in research, education and sharing best practices with other in their field.”
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