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Tonya Johnson New Clinical Director

Tonya-JohnsonTonya Johnson, MSN, RN, CCRN, has been appointed Clinical Director for the Emergency Department and 5 and 6 Cathcart.


As a clinical director over the past two years, Tonya has achieved many successes leading and supporting the Critical Care, Dialysis, 7CC and 6S teams. Also during this time Tonya has led many initiatives such as the development of the new Shared Governance Model, ICCU Admission/Discharge Criteria, implementation of CRRT, and the establishment of many new nursing practices in support of patient care. “Over the past five months Tonya has supported the Emergency Department during an interim period and very quickly earned the respect and support of both the ED Nursing and physician teams,” said Mary Del Guidice, MSN, BS, RN, CENP, chief nursing officer at PAH. “In a short period of time Tonya and her team have achieved many impressive accomplishments in quality, safety, satisfaction and financial outcomes.”

Currently, Tonya co-leads the Cardiac Service Line Patient Experience team and the Penn Medicine CARP redesign Team – and is enrolled in a doctoral program.


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