Hunterdon Healthcare’s Chief Nursing Officer is Named on the 130 Women Hospital and Health Leaders to Know List

Patricia Steingall, RN, MS, NE-BC, Vice President of Patient Care Services, Chief Nursing Officer for Hunterdon Healthcare was included on Becker’s Hospital Review’s prestigious list of the 130 women hospital and health system leaders to know.  The 130 women on the list are current executives at hospitals and health systems across the nation, who all demonstrate outstanding leadership within the hospital and healthcare industry and were chosen based on a wide range of management and leadership skills, including oversight of hospital or health system operations, financial turnarounds and quality improvement initiatives.

Patricia Steingall, has been the Vice President of Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing Officer since 2010.  Ms. Steingall has administrative and strategic responsibility for nursing practice for the Hunterdon Healthcare System.  During her tenure with Hunterdon Healthcare, she achieved Magnet status, not once, but twice for the organization. Ms. Steingall is Board certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, as a Nurse Executive.

 

 

Ms. Steingall received her BSN degree from the University of Delaware, and her MS in Healthcare Services Administration also from the University of Delaware.  Prior to her promotion to Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer, Ms. Steingall was the Administrative Director for Patient Care Services for twelve years.  During her 32 year tenure with Hunterdon Healthcare, Ms. Steingall also worked as the Director of Maternal Child Health, and as a staff nurse in the Materity and Newborn Care Center.
Ms. Steingall is a member of the American Nurses Association, The Organization of Nurse Executives in NJ (ONE/NJ) and The American Association of Nurse Executives (AONE).  She is presently the President of ONE/NJ Board of Trustees. Ms. Steingall sits on the NJHA Policy Development Committee and is a member of the New Jersey Hospital Board of Trustees. She also previously served on the Board of Directors for the Anderson House, a half-way house for drug and alcohol addicted women from 2004-2013.

 

 

In addition to this most recent achievement, in 2008, Ms. Steingall received the R. Kirk Seaton, MD Memorial Award for her contribution to the community and to the family practice residency program at Hunterdon Medical Center.  She also was the recipient of the Wynona P. Lipman Award from the Governor of New Jersey for her commitment to community service and in 2002, she received Hunterdon Healthcare’s Leadership Excellence Award.

 

 

Ms. Steingall resides in Washington, New Jersey.

Pictured: Patricia Steingall, RN, MS, NE-BC, Vice President of Patient Care Services, Chief Nursing Officer for Hunterdon Healthcare was included on Becker’s Hospital Review’s prestigious list of the 130 women hospital and health system leaders to know.