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Patient Care Services Leadership Team

Jeanette Ives Erickson, RN, MS, FAANKevin Whitney, RN, DNP, NEA-BC
Associate Chief Nurse, Surgical, Orthopedics, Neurosciences

 

EDUCATION

2015              MGH Institute of Health Professions Charlestown, MA
                      Doctor of Nursing Practice

2004              Framingham State University, Framingham, MA
                      Master of Arts, Healthcare Administration

1996              University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, MA
                      Bachelor of Science, Nursing, Magna Cum Laude

1989              EMT-Paramedic Program, Northeastern University, Boston, MA
                      Associate of Science, Paramedic Technology

1988              Mount Wachusett Community College, Gardner, MA
                      Associate of Science, Business Administration

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
2011 – Present           Associate Chief Nurse, Surgical, Orthopedics & Neurosciences             

Applied Management Systems, Burlington, MA
2010 – 2011               Senior Consultant, Systems Engineering Group

Emerson Hospital, Concord, MA
2006 – 2010               Vice President of Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing Officer          
2005 – 2006               Director of Nursing Services
2001 – 2005               Nurse Manager, Emergency Services
1996 – 2001               Staff Nurse, Emergency Services & Critical Care
1990 – 1996               EMT-Paramedic, Advanced Life Support Team

Tyco Healthcare, Kendall, Mansfield, MA
1999 – 2001               Clinical Research Associate

LICENSURE /CERTIFICATION

2005 – Present           Nurse Executive Advanced, Board Certified (NEA-BC), ANCC
1996 – Present           Registered Nurse, MA
1989 – 2008               Nationally Registered EMT-Paramedic
1989 – 2008               Registered EMT-Paramedic, MA
1986 – 1989               Registered EMT-Basic, MA

AWARDS & HONORS

2014              Organization of Nurse Leaders, Elaine K. Sherwood Service Award
2013              National Ski Patrol, Nashoba Valley Ski Area, Outstanding Patroller Award
1996              University of Massachusetts Lowell Nursing Senior Class President
1995              Sigma Theta Tau National Nursing Honor Society
1995              John Fitzgerald Memorial Academic Scholarship
1996              Shirley M.Cyronis Academic Scholarship
1996              UMASS Alumni Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

2012 – 2013              Immediate Past President, Organization of Nurse Leaders of Massachusetts
                                  and Rhode Island

2011 – 2012              President, Organization of Nurse Leaders of Massachusetts and Rhode Island

2010 – 2011              President-Elect, Organization of Nurse Leaders of Massachusetts and Rhode Island

2009 – 2010              Secretary and Bylaws Chair, Organization of Nurse Leaders of Massachusetts
                                  and Rhode Island

2006 – 2009              Chair, Membership Committee, Organization of Nurse Leaders of Massachusetts
                                  and Rhode Island

2006 – 2008              Member, University of Massachusetts Lowell Nursing Advisory Board

2005 – Present          Member, American Organization of Nurse Executives

2005 – Present          Finance Committee Member, Organization of Nurse Leaders of Massachusetts 
                                  and Rhode Island

2005 – 2009              Metrowest Regional Representative, Organization of Nurse Leaders of Massachusetts                                   and Rhode Island

2005                          Citizens Legislative Seminar, Massachusetts State House

2003 – 2005              Government Affairs Committee, Organization of Nurse Leaders of Massachusetts
                                  and Rhode Island

2002 – Present          Member, Organization of Nurse Leaders of Massachusetts and Rhode Island

COMMUNITY SERVICE

2009 – Present          Alpine Ski Patroller/Outdoor Emergency Care Technician, National Ski Patrol

2002 – Present          Fundraising for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society

PUBLICATIONS

Whitney, K. & Gale, S. (2015). Positioning professional membership organizations for success: Achieving sustainability. Nurse Leader, 13(1), 55-57.

Adams, J.M., Alexander, G., Chisari, R. G., Banister G., McAuley, M., Whitney, K. & Ives Erickson J. (2015).  Strengthening new graduate nurse residency programs in critical care: Recommendations from nurse residents and organizational stakeholders.  Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, 46(1), 41-48.

Whitney, K., Burke, D., Gallivan, T., & Tenney, D. (2013). Designing the infrastructure to foster nurse-led care at the bedside. In J. Ives-Erickson, D. A. Jones, & Ditomassi, M. (2013). Fostering nurse-led care: Professional practice for the bedside leader from Massachusetts General Hospital. Indianapolis: Sigma Theta Tau International.


Whitney, K. and Schectman, K. (May 2002). Simulated Clinical Analysis of New Safety Hypodermic Needle Demonstrates Acceptable Performance and Complies with OSHA Bloodborne Standard for Engineering Controls. Online Journal of Infection Control.

PRESENTATIONS (partial listing)

2015              Infusion Nurse’s Society New England Chapter (INSNEC) President’s Installation Dinner:
Nurses           Nurses in All Roles Leading Change. Keynote Speaker, INSNEC, Waltham, MA

2014              American College of Healthcare Executives of Massachusetts, Patient-Centered Care: A                       Strategic Imperative, Panelist, Shiners’ Hospital for Children, Boston, MA, November 12, 2014.

2014              MGH Institute of Health Professions, Nursing Graduation Hooding Ceremony, Key Note                       Address, MGH IHP, Charlestown, MA, May 8, 2014

2012              UMASS Lowell 40th Nursing Anniversary Celebration, Key Note Speaker, UMASS Lowell,
                      Lowell, MA

2012              Ten Habits of Highly Effective Clinicians: Best Practices for Improving Communication, Panelist,                       MGH/MGPO Service Excellence Symposium, Boston, MA

2012              Institute of Medicine Future of Nursing Report and Massachusetts Action Coalition Update, Key                       Note Speaker, New England Regional Black Nurses Association, Norwood, MA

2012              Creating a Professional Practice Model, the Pathway to Clinical Excellence: Key Note Speaker,                       Vermont Organization of Nurse Leaders, Burlington, VT

2012              Massachusetts Action Coalition Update, Guest Speaker: RWJF Two-Day Site Visit, Boston, MA

2012              Institute of Medicine: Future of Nursing Report and Massachusetts Action Coalition Update,                       Guest Speaker: Massachusetts Hospital Association Board of Trustees Meeting

2011              Assessment and Care of the Patient in Shock: Guest Speaker: National Ski Patrol, Outdoor                       Emergency Care Refresher, Nashoba Valley Ski Area

2010              Local Implications of Health Care Reform: A Panel Discussion, Guest Speaker: Massachusetts                       Organization of Nurse Executives Fall Quarterly Meeting

2010              Patient Flow Best Practices and Lessons Learned, Guest Speaker: Massachusetts Hospital                       Association Emergency Medicine Annual Conference

2009              Transition into Nursing Practice. Guest Speaker: Middlesex Community College

2008              Staff Satisfaction equals Patient Satisfaction, Guest Speaker: Chief Nurse Executive Forum,                       Amelia Island Plantation, Florida

2008              Preparing for Massachusetts Department of Public Health No Diversion Policy, Guest Speaker:                       Massachusetts Organization of Nurse Executives Fall Quarterly Meeting

2006              Pre-hospital Assessment and Treatment of Traumatic Head Injuries. Guest Speaker: Brain                       Injury Association Conference

2005              Patient Safety Act vs. Mandatory Staffing Ratios. Guest Speaker: University of Massachusetts                       Lowell

2005              Impact of Mandatory Staffing Ratios on Emergency Department Patient Access, Testimony to                       Massachusetts Legislature: Joint Committee on Public Health Hearing

2002              Simulated Clinical Analysis of New Safety Hypodermic Needle Demonstrates Acceptable                       Performance and Complies with OSHA Bloodborne Standard for Engineering Controls. Poster                       presentation, Association for Practitioners of Infection Control (APIC) national conference,                       Nashville, TN

 

 


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