Annette Sinski, M.S.N., RN, APN, CPON has served as an advanced practice nurse at Hackensack Meridian Health Hackensack University Medical Center for more than 19 years. In addition to her clinical responsibilities, she is the supervisor of advanced practice nurses at the Children’s Cancer Institute at Hackensack University Medical Center. In this leadership role, she oversees the professional practice of APNs in the specialties of pediatric oncology, hematology, stem cell transplant and survivorship.
Sinski previously served at Babies Hospital, Columbia-Presbyterian in New York. She has devoted her professional life to caring for critically ill children in several roles, including staff nurse, nurse manager and APN. She has lectured at local, regional and national conferences.
A member of the Children’s Oncology Group, Sinski’s areas of interest include acute leukemia, neuroblastoma, pain and palliative care, and supportive care of pediatric oncology patients. She earned a Bachelor of Science, cum laude, at Fairleigh Dickinson University and a Master of Science Seton Hall University, specializing in the care of the critically ill child as a clinical nurse specialist. She is a member of the Sigma Theta Tau National Nursing Honor Society.
Her professional certifications and affiliations also include: Certified Pediatric Oncology Nurse from the Oncology Nurses Certification Center; Certification as a clinical nurse specialist in Pediatric Acute and Critical Care Nursing, awarded by the American Association of Critical Care Nurses; certified by the state of New Jersey as an Advanced Practice Nurse.
Sinski considers it a privilege to work with the children and families in her care. She strives to offer hope, guided by her pediatric nursing experience and her dedication to compassionate care.