Mrs. Gloria Akalitus is a hospital administrator and Jackie's boss. She brings some comic relief to the series, as she tries hard to be in charge and gain respect.

But she often ends up doing silly things such as locking herself inside an elevator.

Gloria Akalitus Quotes

Gloria: I'm not a prude! I was at Woodstock for Christ's sake.
Jackie: No you weren't.

I like to hide my humanity. Or at least keep it to a minimum.

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Nurse Jackie Quotes

Don't ever say "ta-da." The only people that say "ta-da" are magicians or idiots.

Jackie Peyton

Percoset should never be crushed and chewed, unless you want it to hit your system like a bolt of lightening. Which is only a problem if you're afraid of lightening.

Jackie Peyton