February 8, 2023
Karen Ann Quinlan Memorial Foundation is pleased to announce that Irena Booth, MPH, BSN, RN has joined our team as Clinical Director.
Irena has over 25 years of experience in Adult and Pediatric Oncology and Hospice. Most recently, Irena was the Nurse Manager at RWJ Barnabas Health – Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, a 673-bed regional care, teaching hospital that provides comprehensive health care services to local communities throughout the northern New Jersey metropolitan area.
Prior to her tenure as Nurse Manager, Irena held the positions of Interventional Radiology RN and Assistant Manager in the Oncology Unit at Saint Barnabas Medical Center – RWJ Barnabas Health, New Jersey’s oldest and nonprofit, nonsectarian hospital.
Additionally, before joining the RWJ Barnabas Health team, Irena held the position of Hospice Team Manager at MJHS a large not-for-profit health system in the Greater New York area. MJHS’s range of health services include home care, hospice and palliative care for adults and children, rehabilitation and nursing care and the research based MJHS Institute for Innovation and Palliative Care.
Many of Irena’s roles have been in leadership, focusing on a transformational approach and building relationships. Irena has extensive knowledge in clinical operations, regulatory compliance, Hospice, Palliative Care and Acute care.
In her spare time, Irena is an avid reader and aspiring baker.
We are so excited to welcome Irena to our team!