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Joan M. Vitello, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAHA, FAAN, who previously served as associate chief nurse for Perioperative and Clinical Services, has accepted the position of associate chief nurse for Cardiovascular, Thoracic and Surgical Acute and Critical Care Nursing Services.
Vitello joined BWH in 2010 as associate chief nurse of Perioperative Nursing and Clinical Services, overseeing nursing practice in the hospital’s 44 operating rooms, 66-bed PACU/Pre-op holding area and 22-bed Day Surgery suite. In addition, she was responsible for nursing practice and standards in the Weiner Pre-admission Testing Center, the Pain Management Service at 850 Boylston St., and the Day Surgery Service at Foxborough.
She earned her ADN from Massasoit Community College, her BSN from UMass Dartmouth, her MSN from University of Alabama in Birmingham, her MA in organizational development from the Fielding Institute in Santa Barbara, Calif., and PhD in human and organizational systems from the Fielding Graduate Institute.