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Patient Care Services Leadership Team
Jeanette Ives Erickson, RN, MS, FAANMarianne O'Connell Ditomassi
Executive Director, Patient Care Services Operations and Magnet Recognition
EDUCATION
2011


1988


1983


1979
Nurse Executive Practice, MGH Institute of Health Professions, Boston, MA
Doctor of Nursing Practice

Finance and Strategic Market Planning, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL
Master of Business Administration

Medical/Surgical Nursing, Loyola University, Chicago, IL
Master of Science in Nursing

Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
POST-GRADUATE TRAINING
2006



1994
Quality and Safety Leadership Executive Education Program
Harvard Business School
Boston, MA

Systems Dynamics: Systems Thinking in action
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, MA
EMPLOYMENT HISTORY
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
1994 – Present

1996 – 2000

1989 – 1994
Executive Director, Patient Care Services Operations and Magnet Recognition

Director, MGH Center for Clinical & Professional Development

Staff Specialist, Orthopaedic and Neuroscience Nursing Services
University of Illinois Hospital & Clinical, Chicago, IL
1984 – 1988

1983 – 1985
Director of Nursing Administrative Support Services

Diabetes Clinical Nurse Specialist
Northwestern University Hospital, Chicago, IL
1979 – 1983
Staff Nurse, General Medicine
LICENSURE / CERTIFICATION
2015 – Present


1989 – Present
Advanced Nurse Executive Certification, (NEA-BC)
American Nurses Credentialing Center

Registered Nurse Licensure
Board of Registration in Nursing, Massachusetts
ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS
2015 – Present
Associate Professor, MGH Institute for Health Professions, Charlestown, MA
GLOBAL HEALTH INITIATIVES
2014 – Present


2013 – 2015

2009 – Present

2008 – 2010

2008 – 2011
Professional Practice Twinning Collaboration, Jiahui International Hospital, Shanghai, China

Leadership Development Curriculum, Hamad Medical Center, Doha, Qatar

Professional Practice Twinning Collaboration, Huashan Hospital, Shanghai, China

Professional Practice Twinning Collaboration, University Hospital, Dubai, UAE

Professional Practice Environment Assessment, King Edward Memorial Hospital, Bermuda
RESEARCH AND GRANT FUNDING
2011


2009 – Present

A Multi-Instrument Evaluation of the Professional Practice Environment, Capstone Study, MGH Institute for Health Professions

MGH Staff Perceptions of the Professional Practice Environment Survey (conducted every 2 years); One of three original designers of the scale which is evaluated/revised after each administration, Massachusetts General Hospital
AWARDS & HONORS
2015



2015



2013


2013

2012



2008, 2009, 2011
The American Journal of Nursing (AJN) Book of the Year Awards for 2015 – Second Place. Fostering a Research Intensive Organization: An Interdisciplinary Approach for Nurses from Massachusetts General Hospital. Sigma Theta Tau International.

The American Journal of Nursing (AJN) Book of the Year Award for 2015 – Second Place. Fostering Clinical Success: Using Clinical Narratives for Interprofessional Team Partnerships from Massachusetts General Hospital. Sigma theta Tau International.

Sigma Theta Tau Best of Book Author Award for Fostering Nurse-Led Care: Professional Practice for the Bedside Leader, Sigma Theta Tau International.

Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Media Award for Print for MGH Nursing at Two Hundred.

Lamplighter Award. MGH Nursing at Two Hundred was recognized in the Publications-Special Purpose category, sponsored by the New England Society for Healthcare Communications.

MGH Nursing and Patient Care Services Annual Report, Bell Ringer Awards, Publicity Club of New England.
PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
2015 – Present

2003 – Present


2003, 2005, 2007


2002 – Present

1979 – Present
Magnet Appraiser, American Nurses Credentialing Center

Present: Magnet Program Director for Massachusetts General Hospital, American Nurses Credentialing Center

Project Director, The Promise of Nursing for Massachusetts Initiative, Johnson & Johnson, Boston, MA

Member, American Nurses Association

Memberships: Sigma Theta Tau International
PUBLICATIONS
Ives Erickson, J, Kelly, L, Lopez, R, Ditomassi, M, Guarino, A.J. (In print, 2016) Assessing the Invariance of the Chinese Version of the Revised Professional Practice Environment Scale (RPPE), the Journal of Community Medicine & Public Health Care.

Ives Erickson, J., Ditomassi, M., Jones, D. (In print, 2016). Nursing Research: A lever for practice. Nursing Management.

Ditomassi, M., Smith, ME, Ives Erickson, J. (2015) Narrating Radiology Nursing Practice (Guest Editorial), Journal of Radiology Nursing, 24(4), 191-192.

Ives Erickson, J, Ditomassi, M, Jones, D. (2015) Fostering a research intensive organization: an interdisciplinary approach for nurses from Massachusetts General Hospital. Sigma Theta Tau International.

Ives Erickson, J, Ditomassi, M, Sabia, S, Smith, M E. (2015) Fostering clinical success: using clinical narratives for interprofessional team partnerships from Massachusetts General Hospital. Sigma Theta Tau International.

Ives Erickson, J., Colton, Deborah, Ditomassi, M. (2015) Activating the Advocacy Plan in Rebecca M. Patton, Margarete L. Zalon, & Ruth Ludwick, Nurses Making Policy: From Bedside to Boardroom. Springer Publishing Company/American Nurses Association.

Adams JM, Nikolaev N, Ives Erickson J, Ditomassi M, Jones DA. (2013) Identification of the psychometric properties of the leadership influence over professional practice environments scale (LIPPES). Journal of Nursing Administration. 43(5) 258-265.

Ives Erickson, J, Ditomassi, M, Gallivan, T, Perleberg, K, Costa, MJ (2013) A case study: A leader’s commitment to transparency and accountability through a serious patient harm event. Journal of Hospital Administration, 2(3).

Ives Erickson, J. (2013), Featured in: Reflections on Leadership Talent: A Void or an Opportunity? Nursing Administration Quarterly. 37(1):44-51.

Ives Erickson, J, Jones, D, Ditomassi, M. (2012) Fostering nurse-led care: professional practice for the bedside leader from Massachusetts General Hospital. Sigma Theta Tau International.

Ditomassi, M. (2012). Multi-instrument evaluation of the professional practice environment. Journal of Nursing Administration, 42(5), 266-272.

Ives Erickson, J, Ditomassi, M, Adams, JM. (2012) Attending registered nurse: an innovative role to manage between the spaces. Nursing Economic$. 30(5) 282-287.

Adams JM, Ives Erickson J, Ditomassi M, Clifford JC. (2012) Understanding the nurse executive and executive administrative assistant relationship. AONE’s Nurse Leader 10(1) 44-45.

Jiang H, Ives Erickson J, Ditomassi M, Adams JM. (2012) Promoting a culture of professional practice through a twinning relationship. Journal of Nursing Administration. 42(2) 117-122.

Ives Erickson J, Ditomassi MO, Adams JM. Developing the Leadership Skill Set for the Executive Nurse Leader. In S. Ahmed, S. Davis & V Fuller (Eds.), The DNP – Redesigning Advance Practice Roles for the 21st Century: Education, Practice and Policy. Chapter 10, 137-146. Springer Publishing Company. July 2012.

Adams, JM, Chisari, RG. Ditomassi, M., Ives Erickson, J. Understanding and Influencing Policy: An Imperative for the Contemporary Nurse Leader. AONE Voice of Nursing Leadership, July 2011.

Massachusetts General Hospital: Nursing at Two Hundred. Ives Erickson, J., publisher, Ditomassi, M., Peirce, G., editors. Boston, MA; Massachusetts General Hospital and the Massachusetts General Nurses’ Alumnae Association. 2011.

Ives Erickson, J, Ditomassi, M. Professional practice model: Strategies for translating models into practice. In Karen S. Hill, RN, DNP and Suzanne S. Prevost, PhD, RN, Magnet environments: supporting the retention and satisfaction of nurses, (p.35-44), Saunders/Elsevier, March 2011. An issue of Nursing Clinics hardbound published.

Ives Erickson, J, Duffy, M, Ditomassi, M, Jones, D. Psychometric evaluation of the revised professional practice environment (RPPE) Scale (pp. 236-243). Journal of Nursing Administration, Vol. 39, No. 5, May 2009.

Ives Erickson, J, Ditomassi, M, Jones, D. Interdisciplinary institute for patient care: advancing clinical excellence. Journal of Nursing Administration; Vol. 38, Number 6, June 2008.

Ives Erickson, J, Duffy, M, Ditomassi, M, Jones, D. Psychometric Evaluation of the Revised Professional Practice Environment (RPPE) Scale (pp. 236-243). Journal of Nursing Administration, Vol. 39, No. 5, May 2009.

Ives Erickson, J, Ditomassi, M, Jones, D. (1) Nursing satisfaction in the professional practice environment, (2) professional practice model, (3) staffing effectiveness. In Harriet. R. Feldman (Ed), Nursing leadership:
A concise encyclopedia. (pp. (1) 406-410, (2) 467-470, (3) 509-511). Springer Publishing, 2008.

Ives Erickson J, Holm L, Chelminiak L, Ditomassi M. Why not nursing? Nursing 2005; 2005; 35(Jul) (No. 7).

Ives Erickson J, Ditomassi M. The clinical nurse leader: new in name only. Journal of Nursing Education; 2005;44(Mar) (No. 3).

Washington D, Ives Erickson J, Ditomassi M. Mentoring the minority nurse leader of tomorrow. Nursing Administration Quarterly; 2004;28(Jul-Sept) (No. 3):165-169.

Ives Erickson J, Duffy ME, Gibbons P, Fitzmaurice J, Ditomassi M, Jones D. Development and psychometric evaluation of the professional practice environment (PPE) scale. Journal of Nursing Scholarship; 2004(Aug).

Ives Erickson J, Hamilton GA, Jones D, Ditomassi M. The value of collaborative governance/staff empowerment. Journal of Nursing Administration; 2003;33(Feb) (No. 2).

Ives Erickson J, Warshaw AL, Ditomassi M. The health care worker shortage: suggested responses from the surgical community. Bulletin of the American College of Surgeons; 2002(Jun).

Ives Erickson J, Ditomassi M. The professional practice model: a tool for articulating nursing practice. Creative Nursing; 1999;4(Mar).

Ditomassi, M. MGH Nursing Launches New Professional Practice Model, Bay State Nurse News, June 1997.

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