Welcome NRCI’s Newest Board Member

James Pettinato, RN-HP, MHSA

We would like to extend a warm welcome to James Pettinato, RN-HP, MHSA, the incoming Chief Executive Officer at Wayne Memorial Hospital. James Pettinato, RN-HP, MHSA, was previously the Director of Patient Care Services at Wayne Memorial before taking over in January 2022 as the Chief Executive Officer.

James has experience on the administrative side of health care as well as firsthand experience collaborating with patients as a registered nurse in the intensive care unit. His skillset puts him in a unique position of understanding the importance of hospital administration and the quality of care required to best serve patients.

James has a Master’s in Health Services Administration and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Marywood University. He started his career as an EMS captain and from there held positions as Director of Clinical Management, Registered Nurse- Intensive Care Unit, Case Manager- Associate Director of Professional Services/IV Program Manager, Critical Care Nurse Manager, Head Nurse II, and Director of Critical Care for a variety of healthcare organizations.

We are looking forward to working with James and continuing the longstanding partnership with Wayne Memorial Hospital.