Margaret Rockwell, R.N. Case Manager
Specialty Hospital of Central Jersey
Margaret Rockwell, R.N., is a case manager at Specialty Hospital of Central Jersey, where she evaluates and prepares patients and families for the transition from admission through their extended hospital stay to discharge. In this role, she also coordinates each patient’s plan of care with other health care team members and collaborates with outside service agencies in the continuity of care after hospitalization. Before joining Specialty Hospital in 2004, Rockwell spent more than 17 years at CentraState Medical Center, Freehold, N.J., in nursing roles that encompassed medical/surgical, oncology, telemetry and case management.
A graduate of the St. Frances Medical Center School of Nursing, Trenton, N.J., she also has specialized training in nursing informatics — an emerging field defined as “computer science, information science and nursing science combined to assist in the management and processing of nursing data, information and knowledge to support the practice of nursing and the delivery of nursing care.”