Jemilat Siju, DNP, MSN, RN, ANP-BC, OCN, is the Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer for Ambulatory Care for the Mount Sinai Health System. In this role, she is responsible for promoting evidence-based, patient-centered care, promoting population health by closing patient care gaps, ensuring regulatory compliance and survey readiness, and promoting staff engagement and excellent patient experience. She continues to streamline and standardize nursing care practices in ambulatory care.
Dr. Siju began her career in 2004 as an oncology nurse on an inpatient unit and was promoted to the role of nurse manager within eighteen months. She joined Mount Sinai in 2012 as Nurse Manager for Mount Sinai Beth Israel’s Oncology Ambulatory Infusion Program and transitioned into ambulatory care in 2017. She has held multiple progressive leadership positions within and outside the Mount Sinai Health System.
As an influential mentor and coach, she emphasizes staff development and has been instrumental in motivating and facilitating the pursuit of higher education and degree attainment among clinical staff by building a robust education and competency infrastructure. This has led to a higher rate of certified nurses and those who complete a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree across the ambulatory footprint. Her passion for staff engagement and leadership led her to develop and teach a curriculum on engagement, in partnership with Mount Sinai’s Talent Development and Learning Department and the Ambulatory Care Academy. She also pioneered the Leadership Certificate Course for the Phillips School of Nursing at Mount Sinai Beth Israel and serves as an adjunct faculty member.
Dr. Siju received her Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from Rutgers University. She earned her Master of Science degree in Nursing at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey School of Nursing, and holds certifications in Oncology and Advanced Practice Nursing.