Janet Monroe was appointed as Chief Executive Officer on September 15, 2003 to Greystone Park Psychiatric Hospital. She received her diploma in professional Nursing from St. Francis Medical Center School of Nursing, Trenton, NJ in 1976. In 1991 she received her Bachelor of Science Degree, cum laude, in Human Resources Management from Upsala College, East Orange, NJ; in 2002 she received her Master of Administrative Science from Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck, NJ. She is a Certified Public Manager from Rutgers University, Newark, NJ in 1986. She continues to maintain her RN License in NJ.
Ms. Monroe has 30 plus years of experience in the health care and management in various aspects of mental health, program initiation, community interfacing, budget preparation, staffing and direct care nursing. During her career, she achieved recognition and demonstrated significant competence while serving in various management roles; i.e., Complex Administrator for six years, Nursing Administrator for two years and Associate Hospital Administrator for two years. As Nurse Administrator she assisted the Nursing Department with the preparation for a successful JCAHO Survey; collaborated with UMDNJ contract and research project on state psychiatric hospital staff; initiated patient acuity assessment for staffing; and, collaborated with publication on evaluation of Nursing with UMDNJ. As Associate Hospital Administrator and CEO she was instrumental in planning successful Strategic Planning for Greystone Hospital. One of her many contributions have been the development and successful implementation of Greystone Hospital’s first cottage-based M.I.C.A. (Mentally Ill Chemical Abuser) Program. As CEO, Greystone Hospital attained a “deficiency free” from an unannounced CMS Survey on 12/15/04. The recent 3-day Joint Commission Survey conducted on 1/27/06 also produced continued accreditation.
Mrs. Monroe throughout her years of service has worked as a nurse in the community in the behavioral health as well as in addiction services. She began modeling her awareness and sensitivity as an attendant, and charge nurse. This professional and practical clinical experience became the foundation for her administrative competence where patients’ come first and staff are recognized for initiative and dedicated care. With such sound leadership and a cohesive team of clinicians and leaders, Greystone Hospital continues to be in the forefront of its vision of “Live recovery”.