Rachell Phillips – Director of Nursing

Rachell Phillips started her career as a direct care staff for a group home with adults with behaviors/special needs. While working with the disabled population, Phillips decided to further her education by becoming a registered nurse. Previously, she was the director of nursing in a county jail overseeing the nursing and mental health department.  Prior to that position, Phillips taught for four years in the Licensed Practical Nursing program. In addition, she worked in an ICU setting in an inner city hospital.

Phillips received her nursing degree from Helene Fuld School of Nursing in Blackwood, NJ, her Bachelor’s degree in nursing from The University of Delaware in Newark and a Master’s degree in Nursing and Health care education from University of Phoenix.

Phillips has worked as a member of the National Black Nursing Association, Chair of the Graduation committee, charge nurse, tutor for NCLEX exam, mentoring and BLS Instructor courses.