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March 13, 2018

Rita K. Devine, RN, MPA, Director of Nursing and Patient Care Services
By Hospital Leadership

 We are pleased to announce that Rita K. Devine, RN, MPA, was promoted to the position of Director of Nursing and Patient Care Services of Rockefeller University Hospital on December 1, 2017. In this role, Ms. Devine is responsible for overseeing clinical and administrative direction of the hospital’s nursing operations. She will focus on staff and leadership development, improving quality and performance, enhancing research participant experience outcomes, and transforming the work environment through staff engagement.

Ms. Devine joined Rockefeller University Hospital in August 2010 as the Nursing Clinical Operations Manager. She has more than 35 years of nursing experience in diverse areas of nursing specialties including Maternal Child Health and Delivery Room, Medical/Surgical, Operating Room, and GYN Oncology Services, always focusing on clinical expertise, patient safety, and cultural diversity.

Ms. Devine holds a combined Masters of Science/Masters of Public Administration Degree from Long Island University where she won the Excellence in Health Administration Award. She is a member of the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE), the American Nurses Association (ANA), the International Association of Clinical Research Nurses (IACRN) and Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP), National Association of Professional Women (NAPW), and National Honor Society for Public Affairs and Administration (PI-ALPHA). She spearheaded the creation of a New York City Chapter of IACRN and currently serves as the founding president of the chapter.

Please join us in welcoming Ms. Devine in her new position.