TOMS RIVER, N.J. – RWJBarnabas Health Behavioral Health Network has announced Randi Hershkowitz, RN-BC, BSN as Chief Nursing
Officer for RWJBarnabas Health Behavioral Health Center, an RWJBarnabas
In the nursing profession for 29 years, Hershkowitz began her career in
critical care nursing and dedicated the past 27 years to behavioral health.
Most recently, she served as Director for Case Management for RWJBarnabas
Health Behavioral Health Network. Prior to that, she served as Program
Director for Behavioral Health Services at Clara Maass Medical Center,
an RWJBarnabas Health facility, where she was responsible for all behavioral
health clinical services.
Before joining RWJBarnabas Health, Hershkowitz served as Administrative
Director of Behavioral Health at CarePoint Health System where she was
responsible for the inpatient, outpatient, and grant-funded mental health
programing. Her extensive experience also includes working as a Nursing
Care Coordinator at University Correctional Health Care/UMDNJ, and Charge
Nurse for the child/adolescent psychiatric unit at Trinitas Hospital.
Hershkowitz, of West Orange, is on the Board of Directors for the Mental
Health Association of Passaic.
She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from State University of
New York at Binghamton and is currently completing her Masters of Science
in Nursing from Aspen University. Hershkowitz is board certified in Psychiatric
and Mental Health Nursing by the ANCC.