|Kennedy’s Jonathan McCarthy Featured Speaker at Nursing Luncheon|
|Monday, May 21, 2012|
Jonathan McCarthy, MSN, RN, MBA,NEA-BC, Vice President of Clinical Services at Kennedy University Hospital in Cherry Hill, NJ, was the featured speaker at the 3rd annual Education, Networking & Scholarship Awards Luncheon which is geared towards nurses, nursing students and others interested in healthcare leadership, on May 19th at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Monroe, New Jersey.
The 3rd annual Education, Networking & Scholarship Awards Luncheon was hosted by the alumni association of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) School of Nursing. Nurses received one continuing education contact hour for attending the event, which featured an educational presentation, full buffet luncheon, and ample networking opportunities. The alumni association presented scholarships to five UMDNJ nursing students.
Jon McCarthy's presentation, “Nurses Leading Change in a Changing World,” was an exploration of the various ways that nurses can make a positive impact on their workplaces, their own careers and the nursing profession at large. Before joining Kennedy in 2010, McCarthy was director of nursing operations for Binghamton General Hospital, Binghamton, NY, and he also held several leadership roles at the Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME. A product of the higher education system in Maine, he earned his MBA from Thomas College, Waterville; his MSN from Husson College, Bangor; and his BSN from the University of Southern Maine in Portland.