MSN, BSN, RN
Born to Haitian immigrants, Jennifer is the middle of three daughters and is described as driven, compassionate, and detailed oriented. Jennifer always believed that education is the key to success.
Jennifer’s journey to becoming a nurse began in September 2004. She enrolled at Rockland BOCES in West Nyack and graduated in June 2005 as a Licensed Practical Nurse. She later went on to attend Helene Fuld College of Nursing in Manhattan, New York where she acquired an associate degree as a Registered Nurse. In September 2013 Jennifer enrolled in the RN to BSN program at The College of New Rochelle in New Rochelle, New York. In May 2016 she achieved her Bachelor of Science in Nursing, graduating cum laude. Wanting to further her educational goals Jennifer attend SUNY Delhi’s Master of Nursing Administration online program and graduated in December of 2022.
In February 2006 Jennifer embarked on her career as a nurse. Jennifer started working as a Licensed Practical Nurse at Rebekah Rehab and Extended Care Center. Jennifer worked as a medication nurse on both their short-term rehab and long-term care floors. After obtaining her license as a Registered Nurse she was offered the role of night supervisor, supervising the 215-bed facility. When an opportunity for a Clinical Nurse Manager became available, she applied and was offered the position where she managed two floors. A 43-bed long-term/palliative care unit and 43-bed dementia unit. After working in the long-term care setting for years, Jennifer made the difficult decision to switch to bedside nursing, looking to further career. Jennifer started working at St. Vincent’s Hospital, a psych facility in Westchester County and shortly after went on to work at Mount Sinai West on their med-surg/oncology unit. Today, Jennifer
continues to work for a long-term care facility and St. Vincent’s Hospital per-diem while working full-time at Mount Sinai.
Jennifer is a proud member the prestigious organization Haitian American Nurses Association or more commonly referred to as H.A.N.A since 2010. Jennifer currently sits on the Board of Directors serving as the Second Vice President. HA.N.A has given Jennifer the opportunity to grow both personally and professionally. What inspired her to become a H.A.N.A. member was her passion and dedication to help others within the community and abroad. Jennifer has participated in several mission trips during her time with H.A.N.A. which included a medical mission in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, an educational mission in Basseterre, St. Kitts, an educational mission in Jeremie, Haitï, and a medical mission in Jacmel, Haitï. For her work within the community and abroad, Jennifer was awarded The HANA Spirit Award from the Haitian American Nurses Association, The Distinguished Service Award from the County of Rockland, and Nurse of the Year from H.A.N.A. of Hudson Valley in 2022.