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Charisse Fizer, RN, MSN, FACHE

Charisse Fizer School of Health SciencesCharisse Fizer, RN, MSN, FACHE, is vice president of Clinical Service Lines for AtlantiCare, a member of Geisinger Health.  In this role she is responsible for the growth and business development of all Clinical Services, which includes Surgery, Trauma, Cardiovascular, Hospital Medicine, Oncology, Women/Children and Pharmacy.  She was previously responsible for Clinical Operations and Ambulatory Services at ARMC, as well as the hospital administrator for the Mainland Campus of ARMC.  Prior to her arrival in South Jersey she was the Service Line Administrator of Cardiovascular Services at Atlantic Health based in Morristown, New Jersey, which includes Morristown Memorial in Morristown, Overlook Hospital in Summit and Mountainside Hospital in Montclair.

Ms. Fizer has over 19 years of senior management experience. Prior to joining Atlantic Health, Ms. Fizer held a number of leadership positions at Saint Thomas Health Services’ St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee, including associate chief nursing officer of Clinical Operations; service leader/clinical director of Cardiac Operations; director of Cardiac Medical Services; director of Cardiac Services; and assistant director of Cardiodynamics.

Ms. Fizer has a Master of Science degree in health systems management from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee and a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois.

Ms. Fizer is active in her church, Mt Zion Baptist Church, Pleasantville, where she serves on the Deaconess Board and Usher Board.  She is also a substitute teacher for the adult Sunday School class. 

Ms. Fizer enjoys volunteering and supporting the Covenant House.  Her passion is working to eradicate homelessness in youth.  She is currently past president of the Atlantic City Chapter of the Links, Inc.  She is an active member of AC chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and is a member of the AC NAACP.

Ms Fizer serves on the boards of the Covenant House, the American Heart Association, Economic Development Committee for Galloway Township, AtlantiCare Home Care Board, the WinSan Center, a Corbitt’s Haven of Hope Women Center, as well as the Northcentral University PAC member for the School of Health Sciences.  

Learn more about Ms. Fizer’s background in healthcare and her advice for pursuing a career in healthcare administration.