Organization of Nurse Leaders
760 Alexander Rd
PO Box 1
Princeton, NJ 08540
609.275.4110 |

ONL NJ received the Chapter Achievement Award at the AONE national conference in recognition for successfully implementing a statewide mentorship program. Maria Brennan, DNP, RN, CPHQ, Chief Nursing Officer, Lourdes Health System and President, ONL NJ received the award on behalf of the organization.

Since 1971, the Organization of Nurse Leaders, New Jersey (ONL NJ) has been the professional organization of choice for nursing leaders in their quest for a united voice in representing nursing administration and management in all practice settings. ONL NJ is affiliated with the New Jersey Hospital Association (NJHA) and is also affiliated with the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE).

The membership of ONL NJ is inclusive of the engagement of all nurse leaders and aspiring nurse leaders in the state. It is committed to ongoing professional development, creating and sustaining formal and informal nursing mentorship opportunities at all levels, and mapping the future of safe patient care delivery in NJ.

ONE…smart choice for nurses seeking to move into, or advance in, leadership roles

ONE…powerful opportunity to transform the future of healthcare through innovative nursing leadership.

Representing 90% of the hospitals in New Jersey

ONE…great way for novice and expert nurses to network throughout New Jersey

Combined workforce that exceeds 116,000 active registered nurses

Become a Member!

Membership in ONL NJ provides opportunities to promote and develop excellence in the practice of nursing administration and share information on advocacy and key issues impacting nursing.

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News and Events

  • Annual Awards Brunch - Dec. 6
  • 2020 Annual Meeting and Conference April 23 - 24 at the Princeton Marriott at Forrestal

Nursing Leadership Awards

Recognition of exemplary members for their hard work, dedication and accomplishments achieved occurs annually at an awards brunch. 


Join or Renew Your Membership

Membership in ONL NJ provides professional development and opportunities designed to promote and develop excellence in the practice of nursing administration and is an excellent resource for professional and personal networking.

Our Newsletter

The President’s Message is published quarterly and sent directly to all members electronically. The message contains a legislative and advocacy update, a report on the bills ONL NJ is tracking, information on education and mentoring programs.