Eight members of the Class of 2022 were honored at the ceremony
(Paramus, NJ) – Paramus, NJ – Bergen New Bridge Medical Center held a graduation ceremony for its Certified Nursing Assistant Class of 2022 on October 27, 2022.
“At Bergen New Bridge our certified nursing assistants provide valuable and quality care to our patients and residents and are an integral part of our organization,” said Bergen New Bridge President and CEO, Deborah Visconi. “We are proud of our new graduates who have learned from the best here and look forward to their continuing contributions at the Medical Center.”
Sally Ann Corbo, the Director of Nursing Education at Bergen New Bridge, gave introductory remarks followed by a welcome message delivered by Thomas Amitrano, Vice President of Patient Care Services & Chief Nursing Officer. Visconi also address the Class of 2022.
A special message for the graduates was delivered by Terry Ann Hill, a member of the Certified Nursing Assistant Class of 2019. The ceremony concluded with the official Presentation of the Class of 2022 by Dr. Mayda Gonzalez-Bosch, Associate Dean of Health Professions Continuing Education & Workforce Development at Bergen Community College.
The graduates of the Class of 2022 are Beth Gradinetti, Jamilla Morrison, Dawn Oganisciak, Sankofa Ra, Zolemerfil Reyes, Chelsey Solis, Tyisha Nicole Vixamar and Shatirah Winstead.
About Bergen New Bridge Medical Center
Bergen New Bridge Medical Center (BNBMC), a clinical affiliate of Rutgers, is a 1,070-bed hospital located at 230 East Ridgewood Avenue in Paramus, NJ. The Medical Center is both the largest hospital and licensed nursing home in NJ and the fourth largest, publicly owned hospital in the nation.
Bergen New Bridge, a not-for-profit safety net facility, provides high-quality comprehensive services, including acute and ambulatory care, mental health and substance use disorder treatment, long-term care, 24/7 emergency department, surgical suites, physical rehabilitation, pharmacy, laboratory, radiologic services (including digital mammography. It is a leading provider of COVID 19 testing, vaccinations, and therapeutics.
Bergen New Bridge is in network with all major New Jersey commercial insurance plans covering 99.91% of NJ residents and is a Veterans Community Care Provider. It is also a Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality in the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Healthcare Equality Index (HEI). Learn more at www.newbridgehealth.org.