Janell Griggs, M.S.N., R.N.

Executive Director, Nursing Services

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Janell Griggs, M.S.N., R.N., is the Executive Director of Nursing Services. In this role, she works closely with the Senior Vice President of Clinical Operations/Chief Nursing Officer to oversee nursing operations, services, and programs.

Ms. Griggs has been a proud member of the Hoag family since January of 2006. Prior to assuming her current role, she was Director of Nursing for the inpatient Pulmonary and Oncology departments at Hoag Hospital Newport Beach for two years, and previously served as a Charge Nurse from 2009 to 2016.

Ms. Griggs has been actively involved in the bedside-to-boardroom process at Hoag for nursing initiatives that promote patient safety, quality outcomes, and nurse satisfaction. She has presented outcomes at the Western Institute of Nursing Conference, and has also served on the planning committee for the Hoag Embracing Excellence in Oncology Nursing Practice conference for the past three years.

Ms. Griggs earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences from the University of California, Santa Barbara and her Master of Science in Nursing with an emphasis in Leadership in Health Care Systems from Grand Canyon University in Phoenix, Arizona. She is a Certified Medical-Surgical Nurse as awarded by the Medical Surgical Nursing Certification Board, and a member of the American Nurses Association, Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses, and Association of California Nurse Leaders.