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



Transforming the future of healthcare in New Jersey through innovative nursing leadership.


  • Advocate for nursing leaders on healthcare issues and policy
  • Empower nursing leaders and aspiring nurse leaders through research, education and mentorship.
  • Engage members on issues that impact healthcare in New Jersey

Core Strategic Initiatives

  1. Fiscal accountability to support our strategic imperatives
  2. To be a dominant authority in influencing healthcare policy and delivery in New Jersey
  3. Create a culture of membership engagement.
  4. Leadership development for current and future nurse leaders.
  5. Strengthen ONL NJ to have a prominent position and positive image for nursing in New Jersey.


  • Inclusive
  • Collaborative
  • Pro-active

ONL NJ is the Voice of Nursing Leadership

  • More than 550 members strong
  • Representing 90% of the hospitals in New Jersey
  • Responsible for a combined workforce that exceeds 116,000 active registered nurses

Membership Includes

  • Aspiring nurse leaders
  • Educators
  • Academia
  • Nurse Managers
  • Clinical Nurse Leaders
  • Administrative Directors of Nursing and Patient Care
  • Vice Presidents of Nursing
  • Chief Nursing Officers
  • Healthcare Business Representatives
  • Retired Nursing Leaders
  • Nursing leaders across the continuum of healthcare

Our Focus

  • Legislative/public policy issues related to nursing and patient care issues
  • Evidence based practices and research
  • Staff development/education programs
  • Leadership development
  • Mentorship for aspiring nurse leaders at all levels
  • Quality patient care initiatives

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.