Nursing Team

Meet our Nursing Team

RMANJ believes that nurses are a vital part of the comprehensive care experience, which is why our team is comprised of nurses whose passion for helping patients is matched only by their commitment to staying at the forefront of reproductive medicine. Our care team is focused on you and your fertility care needs.

It’s no surprise, then, that RMANJ has been recognized as a Center of Nursing Excellence by The Executive Board of the Nurses’ Professional Group – American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM).

  • Springfield Nurses:
  • Lynette Cardona, RN (Lead Nurse)(973) 656-2889
  • Melissa Martinez, BSN, RN
    Melissa Martinez, BSN, RN (973) 871-2710

    Melissa Martinez is an IVF Nurse Coordinator at Reproductive Medicine Associates of New Jersey’s Springfield office. When she isn’t coordinating her patient’s care, she can be found studying for her masters degree, traveling, snowboarding or spending time with her family.

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    Melissa Martinez followed in her mother’s footsteps when she chose to become a nurse. She spent part of her childhood witnessing her mother work as a nurse practitioner and without realizing it, Martinez aspired to be a nurse as well.

    She graduated with her nursing degree from Georgian Court University in Lakewood, N.J. and immediately entered the field as a labor and delivery nurse before moving on to be a NICU nurse. After working in the hospital setting for several years, Martinez decided to join Reproductive Medicine Associates of New Jersey. With her extensive background in women’s health, it was a seamless transition.

    “I loved working in women’s health and with babies,” she recently said, “Now I love helping patients become parents.”

    Martinez is an IVF Nurse Coordinator at RMANJ’s Springfield location where she assists patients through their fertility treatment. She is currently pursuing her master’s degree as a nurse practitioner from Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia. With what little free time she has she enjoys traveling, snowboarding, going to the beach and spending time with her family. 

  • Jessica Garth, BSN, RN
    Jessica Garth, BSN, RN (973) 871-2713

    Jessica Garth is an IVF Nurse Coordinator at Reproductive Medicine Associates of New Jersey’s Springfield location. When she isn’t coordinating patients’ care, she enjoys running, going to the movies and being an international foodie.

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    Jessica Garth decided to become a nurse so that she could foster her love of helping others and build relationships with people from all walks of life.

    She attended the University of Delaware in Newark, Del., and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Upon graduating, Garth served in a trauma unit as a surgical nurse. She always had an interest in reproductive medicine and wanted to be a part of Reproductive Medicine Associates of New Jersey.

    Garth is an IVF Nurse Coordinator at RMANJ’s Springfield location. She works closely with patients coordinating their treatment and supporting them through every step of their way.

    “It’s remarkable fostering relationships with patients while helping grow their families,” she recently said.

    When she isn’t coordinating patient care, Garth enjoys running, going to the movies, traveling and experiencing cuisines from around the world.  

  • Kaitlyn Batch, BSN, RN
    Kaitlyn Batch, BSN, RN 973-871-2714

    Kaitlyn Batch-Monteforte is an REI Nurse Coordinator who works alongside the doctors in Reproductive Medicine Associates of New Jersey’s Springfield office. When she isn’t coordinating a patient’s treatment, she can be found in her kitchen decorating cakes.

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    Kaitlyn Batch aspired to become a nurse from a very young age. After her brother was injured in a car accident as a child, she quietly watched his nurse care for him and her family during the difficult time.

    “I just remember watching her and being in awe of how supportive she was to our family and how she personally cared for my brother,” she recently recalled, “I knew then that I wanted to be able to give that same care to other families.”

    Batch-Monteforte obtained a degree in psychology from Monmouth University in New Jersey, and then immediately earned her bachelor’s in nursing from Ramapo College of New Jersey. She entered the field as a NICU nurse before coming to RMANJ.

    “I’ve always been interested in reproductive medicine,” she said, “And being able to work for an institution that provides the best care is a dream!”

    Batch-Monteforte works as an REI Nurse Coordinator at Reproductive Medicine Associates of New Jersey’s Springfield office. She takes great pride in guiding patients through their fertility journey and enjoys making a difference in her patient’s lives.

    When she isn’t working, she can be found in her kitchen baking and decorating cakes for special occasions.