Nicole is the director of nursing at Pinelands Recovery Center of Medford. She obtained her Associate of Science in Nursing from Mercer County Community College in 2008. She is board certified in geriatric medicine. Nicole has been practicing as an RN for 11 years, treating patients with co-occurring disorders while focusing on ensuring that services are always compassionate and individualized. Nicole spent nine years of her nursing career working in the field as a direct care nurse and then went on to nursing management within Princeton Healthcare System. She worked in all areas of the hospital but spent most of her time in the intensive care unit and behavioral health emergency room setting. In 2016 and 2017, she spent time as a travel nurse in south Florida where she worked in Miami and Delray Beach. There she found her passion for helping patients who were struggling with addiction and concurrent medical and mental health issues. As director of nursing, Nicole provides leadership and direction to the nursing and medical staff. Nicole is responsible for planning, organizing and directing all functions of the nursing department, as well as coordinating care for her patients. Nicole is a strong advocate for her patients and always assures their needs are being met by the treatment team at Pinelands.