Brandee Fetherman, a well-respected executive with over 20 years of experience, has been promoted to Chief Nurse at Morristown Medical Center, the highest rated hospital in the state, Atlantic Health System announced this week.
Fetherman will oversee the overall delivery of nursing as well as nursing education and professional development, nursing quality and research, and patient flow. Working closely with leaders from all disciplines, Fetherman will continue to lead standards of excellence in high-quality nursing care and will continue to advance clinical agendas, patient flow efforts and the patient experience across the board. the medical center.
Morristown Medical Center has over 2,000 nurses.
Fetherman has held various positions at the hospital since 2001. Most recently, she was Director of Nursing at Morristown Medical Center since 2017. She succeeds Carol Jones, who has held this position for the past six years. Jones announced his retirement earlier this year and will be leaving Morristown Medical Center at the end of 2021 after 30 years of service.
âI am honored and privileged to lead our group of highly professional and accomplished nurses who are committed to providing high quality care to our patients and the community,â said Fetherman. âAll of our nursing team’s efforts go directly to making Morristown Medical Center the # 1 hospital in the state for the fourth year in a row and one of the best places to work for nurses.â
Trish O’Keefe, who is president of Morristown Medical Center and director of nursing for Atlantic Health, praised the promotion.
âWithout a doubt, the nurses in the Atlantic healthcare system, and certainly here at Morristown Medical Center, are truly exceptional,â she said. âThis is a tribute to the tremendous education, professional development and mentorship programs for nurse leaders like Brandee. I know she will bring extraordinary and exemplary skills to this vital role for our medical center, our patients and our community in the future. “
Fetherman holds a master’s degree in nursing from Drexel University, a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Ramapo College, and received his nursing degree from the Mountainside School of Nursing.
Fetherman is a member of the Board of Directors of the Organization of Nurse Leaders, New Jersey, and is a member of the American Association of Critical Care Nurses, the American Organization of Nurse Leaders, the Mountainside Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Association and Sigma Theta Tau, International Nursing Honor Society.