Nursing Jobs at WMCHealth
Making a difference in our patients’ and their family’s lives; that’s why we became nurses. Throughout the WMCHealth Network, we support you with opportunities for growth and learning throughout your career. Join our diverse team of nurses committed to caring for members of the community at their most vulnerable times.
“Outstanding patient care starts at the frontline. Our team provides a culture of collaboration and support, empowering our nurses and enabling them to do what they love, and to love what they do.“
Paula A. Fessler RN, BSN, MSN, MS, FNP-BC
Chief Nurse Executive
Senior Vice President, Patient Care Services
Westchester Medical Center
Advancing Care. Advancing Careers. Here.
Meet our Nurse Recruitment Team
Melissa Verdi, BSN, RN- Nurse Recruiter, Westchester Medical Center
Melissa has been the Nurse Recruiter at WMC since 2000. She has recruited many of the high quality, dedicated nursing staff currently on board at Westchester Medical Center. Along with recruiting, Melissa functions as an advocate for the nursing staff. Melissa earned a Bachelor’s of Nursing from American University and started her career as a Staff Nurse at WMC. She worked as a Nurse Clinician in Dialysis and was promoted to the Head Nurse of that department. She then continued her career as a Head Nurse on the Medical/Surgical Unit. Melissa was one of the founding officers for the Hudson Valley Recruiters Association and was Vice President for over 7 years for the association. “I will work hard to find the right position that matches both your qualifications and passion for nursing.”
Dawn Weissinger, BSN, RN- Nurse Recruiter, Northern Region
Dawn was brought on board as an RN Recruiter for the WMCHealth Network, serving MidHudson Regional Hospital in Poughkeepsie and Health Alliance in Kingston, NY in June 2019. Since graduating with honors with her RN in 2013, Dawn has served the community in her role as an outpatient pain management and rheumatology infusion RN. In 2014, she joined the team at Bon Secours Community Hospital, where she served the needs of the mentally ill population and their families as a Behavioral Health Nurse. During this time, she received awards for her advocacy and hard work, including the Physician-Nominated Collaboration Award and the Daisy Award for RN Excellence. “I am continuing my service and advocacy for others by actively recruiting and providing new opportunities for RNs to advance their careers and provide quality care in the community.”
Jessica Hannon, BSN, RN, Nurse Recruiter, Charity
Jessica has been a registered nurse since 2015 and has been with the WMCHealth Network for over 2 years, as the Clinical ConnectCare Educator and now the Nurse Recruiter serving Good Samaritan Hospital, Saint Anthony Community Hospital, and Bon Secours Community Hospital. Jessica graduated from the accelerated BSN program at Mount Saint Mary College and previously worked at Lenox Hill Hospital as a Medical/Surgical Nurse. Jessica has been in the role of Nurse Recruiter since April of 2019. “I am no longer a nurse at the bedside, now I am recruiting; making a difference in the lives of the nurses I hire and the communities the Network is privileged to serve.”
Kelli Baron-Cadiz, MSN, RN, CCRN, Director, RN Recruitment and Retention
Kelli has been an RN for 15 years. She worked as an Intensive Care RN for 11 years and has been nationally certified as a critical care nurse since 2007. She received her Master’s degree in Nursing Education from Mercy College and is enrolled in a Doctor of Nursing Practice in Leadership at Sacred Heart University. Kelli served as an NPD Specialist for the Charity Health System for nearly 3 years before transitioning to Human Resources in the role of Nurse Recruiter. She currently serves as the Director of RN Recruitment and Retention for the WMCHealth Network. “Being a nurse is a privilege, affecting change in the nursing workforce of the WMCHealth Network, through recruitment and retention, is an honor.”
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