Rising Star: Danielle Marcello
Danielle Marcello, 32Interim nurse manager
Morristown (N.J.) Medical Center/Atlantic Health System
As interim nurse manager of the inpatient and outpatient pediatric departments at Goryeb Children's Hospital at Morristown Medical Center and Overlook Medical Center, Marcello has focused on improving patient-care standards within the hospitals. That includes spearheading a change in clinical practice in the delivery of intrathecal medications to pediatric patients, leading other departments to change their thinking and practices to promote improved medication safety. She also established a well-used hematology/oncology nursing journal club that uses conference-calling with other area hospitals as well as nurse associations across the country to share knowledge.
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