Mary Jo Karnash, Chief Nursing Officer

Mary Jo Karnash, MSN, R.N. is the chief nursing officer for Select Specialty Hospital – McKeesport. In this role, she provides executive oversight of clinical services and has responsibility for employee engagement, recruitment and retention.

A nurse for more than 30 years, Mary Jo has worked at St. Frances Medical Center, Jefferson Regional Medical Center, UPMC McKeesport, UPMC East and St. Margaret’s School of Nursing. Her experience includes critical care and cardiac catheterization lab nursing, leadership as an administrator on duty and unit director, as well as serving as a clinical nursing instructor.

Mary Jo received a Master and Bachelor of Science in Nursing from California University of Pennsylvania and Slippery Rock University, respectively.

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Select Specialty Hospital is a critical illness recovery hospital, specializing in helping critically ill patients breathe, speak, eat, walk and think as independently as possible.