Eileen Horton - Large PhotoEileen M. Horton, MSN, MSM, RN, NEA-BC 
Senior Vice President, Hospital Administration &
Chief Quality Officer

Eileen Horton is responsible for all patient services and support departments that are part Capital Health’s two hospitals. She also services as Chief Quality Officer, overseeing quality initiatives at the healthcare system.

Horton has a Diploma in Nursing from St. Vincent’s Hospital School of Nursing, NY, a bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Administration from Graceland College, IA, a Masters of Science in Management degree from Thomas Edison State College, NJ, and a Masters of Science in Nursing degree from the University of Phoenix.

Beginning her career as a maternity nurse, Horton held positions of increasing responsibility including, most recently, chief nursing officer and vice president of Patient Services at Capital Health. Prior to that she was vice president of Strategic Transformation and was responsible for facilitating the transformation of processes and systems based upon evidence-based best practices. Other previous positions include director of Maternal Child Health and division director of Nursing at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital at Hamilton, NJ, chief nursing officer at Tenet City Avenue Hospital, PA, director of Quality & Risk Management at Virtua Memorial Hospital of Burlington County, NJ, and director of Maternal-Child Health and Medical-Surgical Nursing at Jersey City Medical Center, NJ.

Horton is a member of the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE), the Organization of Nurse Leaders of New Jersey (ONL-NJ), the Association for Women’s Health, Obstetrics and Neonatal Nursing (AWHONN) and Sigma Theta Tau. She also currently serves as a board member for ONL-NJ and co-chairs the ONL-NJ Advocacy Committee.

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