HealthSouth Tinton Falls Welcomes New CEO Suji Thomas
Suji Thomas, MSN, MBA-HCM, RN, assumed the role of chief executive officer at HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Tinton Falls, a joint venture of Monmouth Medical Center, on June 20. Thomas comes to HealthSouth Tinton Falls from Saint Barnabas Health System’s Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus where she served as director of patient care.
In her position as CEO, she oversees all of the hospital’s day-to-day operations as well as patient quality and care. She has more than 23 years of experience in various healthcare facets including acute rehabilitation, post cardiothoracic surgery, telemetry, neurology/stroke, nephrology, and orthopedics among others. She is involved with various local and national organizations including The New Jersey Committee of Magnet Organizations and The Organization of Nurse Executives where she is an active member and serves on the Mentorship Subcommittee. Thomas received her master’s degree in nursing and a master’s degree in business administration in Healthcare Management from University of Phoenix.
“We are excited to have Suji leading our team at HealthSouth Tinton Falls. Having many years of nursing and leadership experience, she is brings many great qualities to the role of CEO,” said Peter Mantegazza, president of the northeast region for HealthSouth. “Most importantly, she values patient quality and care and works to provide the best experience for patients and their families.”
HealthSouth Tinton Falls, a 60-bed inpatient physical rehabilitation hospital, is located at 2 Centre Plaza and serves patients who are recovering from conditions such as stroke and other neurological disorders, brain injury, spinal cord injury, amputation, complex orthopedic conditions, and cardiac and pulmonary conditions. It holds disease-specific care certifications from The Joint Commission for its stroke, pulmonary, brain injury, hip fracture and cardiac rehabilitation programs.
“I’m very happy to be part of a prestigious organization whose main focus is patient and family-centered care. Also, I’m proud to lead the talented and dedicated group of professionals at HealthSouth Tinton Falls. As a team, we will continue to strive for excellence in achieving outstanding patient satisfaction and highest clinical quality outcome for our patients,” stated Thomas.
Source: HealthSouth Corporation