Chief Nursing Officer, Ryan Health
Jessina Wachtelhausen works as the Chief Nursing Officer for Ryan Health. In this role, she serves as the Risk Management Officer and the Co-Chair of the Risk Management Committees, and on the Environment of Care/Patient Safety/Infection Control, and Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committees, while leading practice redesign initiatives to implement the care team model. Jessina has extensive experience with nursing care and administration, particularly in pediatrics and family planning and has worked in a variety of community-based settings. Jessina received her BSN from Russel Sage College where she appeared on the Deans List of Distinguished Students and received the Seton Health Excellence in Pediatrics Award. Demonstrating her commitment to community engagement, Ms. Wachtelhausen also served on Planned Parenthood of NYC Advisory Committee from 2008 to 2011.