AVP, Organizational Development, AtlantiCare
Roseann Kobialka, RN, MBA, is assistant vice president for organizational development at AtlantiCare, a member of Geisinger. AtlantiCare comprises AtlantiCare Regional Health Services, including AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center; the AtlantiCare Foundation; and AtlantiCare Health Solutions, an accountable care organization. Kobialka provides oversight for AtlantiCare’s non-clinical educational offerings, including employee orientation; staff, leadership, and executive personal and professional development; and the internal MBA program. She plays a key role in maintaining AtlantiCare’s Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award processes and applications, in planning leadership succession, and in implementing servant leadership principles.
Kobialka also provides executive leadership for AtlantiCare’s diversity and inclusion initiatives. Kobialka has held many roles since joining AtlantiCare in 1976 as a staff nurse. She spent the first 14 years of her career working as a cardiology and critical care nurse at both ARMC campuses. In 1990, Kobialka transitioned into the role of Total Quality Management (TQM) coordinator, where she developed curriculum and taught quality improvement methods across the organization. She also served as the service line administrator for cardiology, overseeing three telemetry units, two cardiac diagnostic departments, cardiac intensive care, and the catheterization lab. In addition, she served as administrative director of Outcomes Management and Education. She served as coordinator for AtlantiCare’s Malcolm Baldrige Award application in 2006 through 2009. Kobialka has been a National Baldrige Examiner since 2013. Kobialka serves as vice president of Literacy Volunteers Association (LVA) Cape Atlantic, Inc. She is a past board chair and an English Second Language (ESL) tutor for LVA.
She also serves on the Mid-Atlantic Alliance for Performance Excellence Board as secretary. Kobialka earned her MBA from Temple University and her B.A. in industrial psychology from Stockton University. She has an associate in science degree in nursing from Atlantic Cape Community College. She and her husband reside in New Gretna, N.J. They have three adult children and three grandchildren.