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Janice L.  Hamscher

Hospital Nurse


  • Forty Years Continuous Experience in Hospital Nursing, Leadership, and Operations
  • Experience with hospital accreditation processes and specialty certification for stroke, perinatal, and trauma services
  • Skilled presenter on various nursing and healthcare topics
  • Critical care nursing experience as both a staff nurse and clinical nurse specialist
  • Registered Nurse, licensed in Pennsylvania and New York

Professional Experience

  • Executive Vice President Nursing and Hospital Operations - Altru Health System – Grand Forks, ND, USA
  • Vice President & Chief Nursing Officer - Penn Highlands Dubois, Dubois, PA, USA
  • Senior Vice President & Chief Nursing Officer - Saint Vincent Health System, Erie, PA, USA
  • Vice President & Chief Nursing Officer - Holy Spirit Hospital System, Camp Hill, PA, USA
  • Assistant Vice President Nursing - Fairmont General Hospital, Fairmont, WV, USA
  • Associate Director of Nursing - Sacred Heart Hospital & Rehabilitation Center, Norristown, PA, USA
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist - Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, USA
  • Critical Care Nurse
    • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    • Pottstown Memorial Medical Center, Pottstown, PA, USA

Professional Affiliations or Certifications

  • American College of Healthcare Executives, member
  • American Organization of Nurse Leaders, member
  • Nurse Executive, Advanced by the American Nurses Credentialing Center


  • Master in Business Administration, Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH, USA
  • Master of Science in Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania, Kutztown, PA, USA
  • Diploma, St. Joseph Hospital School of Nursing, Reading, PA, USA