Clara Maass Medical Center

Clara Maass Medical Center
One Clara Maass Drive
Belleville New Jersey 07109

Lea Rodriguez

Lea G. Rodriguez, R.N., B.S.N., MAS
Vice President of Patient Care Services
Clara Maass Medical Center
Belleville, NJ

Lea G. Rodriguez, RN, BS, Vice President of Patient Care Services for Clara Maass Medical Center in Belleville, NJ, provides guidance in the development and implementation of patient care policies, programs and practices, as well as nursing practice and performance. She is responsible for the leadership of all nursing and patient care services at Clara Maass Medical Center.

Rodriguez began her career as Nurse Manager of Telemetry at The General Hospital Center at Passaic, Passaic, NJ. She joined the Clara Maass Medical Center Medical staff in 2001, as a Nurse Manager on the Telemetry Unit. She has held a various roles throughout her career at Clara Maass, including those of Director of Critical Care and Hemodialysis, Director of Patient Care Finance, and Director of Emergency Services, Behavioral Health and Infection Control. In 2008, Rodriguez was named Assistant Vice President of the Emergency Department while also overseeing Medical/Surgical, Maternal Child Health, Behavioral Health and Pediatrics, as well as Nursing Finance. Prior to her current role, Rodriguez served as Assistant Vice President of Emergency Services.

Rodriguez holds a B.S. in Public Health Administration from Rutgers University, Cook College, an Associate’s Degree in Nursing and Applied Sciences from Felician College, and is currently enrolled in the Master’s of Science in Administration Program at Fairleigh Dickinson University. She is also certified in Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS).