Yolanda Delgado, MSN, RNC, a nurse manager of the Saint Peters University Hospital adult medicine-renal unit, New Brunswick, N.J., has been appointed by Gov. Chris Christie to the New Jersey State Board of Nursing.
The boards mission, according to a news release, is to protect the health and safety of the public through effective public policy, competent and ethical nursing practice and exceptional customer service.
Delgado is in her second term as president of the National Association of Hispanic Nurses New Jersey Chapter, a post to which she was first appointed in 2012.
Before her nurse manager role, Delgado was a charge nurse in the NICU and a staff RN at Saint Peters. She also was an assistant nursing care coordinator at North Central Bronx Hospital, Bronx, N.Y. Delgado also has served as program coordinator for Saint Peters Healthcare Systems dual-role medical interpreter services.