Hackensack Meridian Health appointed Theresa Brodrick as its chief nurse executive, the Edison, N.J.-based health system announced Thursday.
Brodrick will oversee non-physician clinical affiliation partnerships, nursing education and research, patient safety and clinical quality of nursing, nursing-driven patient experience and Magnet certification.
She previously worked at Kaiser Permanente in California, where Brodrick was regional chief nursing officer and vice president of clinical integration and transformation. Brodrick replaced Maureen Sintich, who joined Inova Health System in 2017 as its chief nurse executive.
"Theresa is a dynamic and highly respected leader and we are thrilled to have her on our team," Robert Garrett, CEO of Hackensack Meridian Health, said in prepared remarks. "We look forward to Theresa's leadership as we continue our journey to transform healthcare and the way it's delivered."
Prior to Kaiser Permanente, Brodrick was executive vice president and chief nursing officer at Cone Health in North Carolina and has held leadership roles at Virtua Health, Temple University Health System and the University of Pennsylvania Health System.
Brodrick received a bachelor's degree in nursing from the University of Delaware, a master's in nursing from Villanova University and a healthcare administration doctorate from Capella University.
Hackensack Meridian reported operating income of $274.4 million on $5.4 billion of revenue in 2018, up from $228.2 million of operating income on $4.4 billion of revenue in 2017, according to Modern Healthcare's financial database.