VOORHEES, NJ (May 7, 2018) – Donna Casey, DNP, RN, NE-BC, has been named Assistant Vice President of Clinical Services & Chief Nursing Officer at Jefferson Washington Township Hospital in Turnersville, NJ.
In this position, Casey will oversee the clinical and operational aspects of nursing at the 230-bed acute care hospital, based in Gloucester County, NJ. With more than 30 years of nursing experience, and more than 15 years in nursing leadership, Casey joins Jefferson Health from Christiana Care Health System in Newark, DE, where she served as Vice President of Patient Care Services since 2012.
A resident of Middletown, DE, Casey received her doctoral degree in nursing practice (DNP) from the University of Nevada in 2017. She holds a bachelor’s degree in nursing (BSN) from the University of Virginia School of Nursing in Charlottesville, VA.
Board certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), she is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Nurses Association Ethics & Human Rights Advisory Board, the American Organization of Nurse Executives, the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities, and the American Association of Critical Care Nurses.
About Jefferson Health: Jefferson Health, home of Sidney Kimmel Medical College, is reimagining health care in the greater Philadelphia region and southern New Jersey. Jefferson’s dedicated team of doctors, nurses, health professionals and staff provides a range of primary to highly specialized care through 14 hospitals (three Magnet®-designated for nursing excellence), more than 50 outpatient and urgent care locations, the NCI-designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center and the JeffConnect® telemedicine program. Jefferson’s academic health center, Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals, Inc., is recognized by US News & World Report as #16 on the 2017-18 Best Hospitals Honor Roll. Jefferson Health’s mission is to improve the health of those patients and communities it is privileged to serve through safe, effective, equitable, compassionate care.