Jodi Finney Welcomed to Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego

May 2024 – Summit Talent Group is pleased to announce the successful completion of the search for the new Senior Director, Behavioral Health Programs at Rady Children’s Hospital in San Diego. Jodi Finney was selected for this critical role after a nationwide search. She comes to Rady Children’s with an extensive background in providing passionate and caring behavioral health services.

Finney  was previously with The MetroHealth System as Director of Nursing, Behavioral Health.  Finney has 15 years of behavioral health experience. She started her career working with Autism Spectrum Disorder clients in the outpatient setting. When she became a nurse, she began working on a pediatric inpatient behavioral health unit. She served as a charge nurse, nurse manager and participated in the process of opening a free-standing behavioral health hospital. Prior to joining MetroHealth, she was Director of Behavioral Health Services for the adult population at an academic-based psychiatric care center. She has a passion for staff and patient safety and is responsible for ensuring the highest quality of through enhancing staff development and quality improvement initiatives. She is also looking forward to returning to providing care for pediatrics.

Finney earned both her Masters and her Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Capital University. She is a member of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association. She is also a Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality.