Hackensack Meridian Health Jersey Shore University Medical Center recently welcomed Ellen Angelo, DNP, MSN, RN, CCRN, of Holmdel, NJ, as Chief Nursing Officer. Ellen previously served as vice president, chief nursing officer at Ocean Medical Center and has held a nursing leadership position with Hackensack Meridian Health for nine years.
“I’m tremendously excited to have such an amazing nursing leader join our academic medical center, Magnet recognized for nursing excellence,” said Chief Hospital Executive, Jersey Shore University Medical Center Vito Buccellato, MPA, LNHA. “I’m positive Ellen will continue to enhance the quality of care and safety we provide our patients as well as our clinical and operational performance to best serve our community.”
Prior to serving as VP, chief nursing officer, Ellen served as senior manager, Patient Care at Ocean Medical Center and also as director of Medical Surgical Nursing at two hospitals Monmouth Medical Center, Long Branch, NJ, and Union Hospital, Union, NJ. A multiple nursing award recipient, she has received the Elizabeth Kellogg Nursing Excellence Award, Monsignor Bradley Nursing Research Award, and Critical Care Nurse of the Year award, among others. Ellen is an adjunct professor for nursing and medical programs at Georgian Court University. She is a member of the Organization of Nurse Leaders and the American Organization of Nurse Executives.
Ellen holds a Nursing Diploma from Elizabeth General Hospital School of Nursing, an Associate of Applied Science in Nursing from Union County College, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Kean University, a Master of Science in Nursing from Monmouth University, a Six Sigma Certificate for green, lean and black belt from Villanova University, and a Doctor of Nursing Practice from Drexel University.
Located in Neptune, Jersey Shore University Medical Center is a not-for-profit teaching hospital and the only Level II Trauma and Level II Pediatric Trauma Center in Monmouth and Ocean counties. It is home to K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital, the first children’s hospital in Monmouth and Ocean counties. For more information, visit www.jerseyshoreuniversitymedicalcenter.org.