Melissa Nickerson, MBA
Director, Nursing Finance & Systems
Masters of Business Administration - University of Massachusetts-Lowell
State Street Institute - NEBI accredited
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - University of Massachusetts - Lowell
With over 15 years of budget and fiscal managment experience, Melissa demonstrates expertise as a business leader in diverse industries including healthcare, investment banking, municipal government, educational publishing and consulting.
As Director of Nursing Finance & Systems, Melissa supports nursing as a hands-on administrator - balancing the administrative & operational responsibilities associated with developing, implementing, and maintaining systems to provide management information and analysis to nursing leadership for decision-making, and to assure, in coordination with leadership, the appropriate and effective utilization of personnel, financial, and material resources for the department.
Melissa is the liaison between Finance, Strategic Planning, Information Systems, Materials Management, Human Resources, Legal, and Nursing. She also serves as a facilitator for performance improvement in systems supporting patient care. She supports a diverse group of constituents comprised of, but not limited to, the Vice President of Nursing, Associate Vice Presidents of Nursing, Nursing Directors, Nurse Managers, Clinical Nurse Leaders, Unit-Based Educators, Nursing Councils and various other support staff.