Ellie Monkhouse is the new executive director of nursing
and quality at Northumbria Healthcare
ONS Radiation Special Interest Group (SIG) member Elise Carper, RN, MA, ANP-BC, AOCN[R], is the director of nursing
at Continum Cancer Centers of New York in New York City.
The members of GNA's Congress on Nursing Practice task force are Wanda Jones (GNA Director of Nursing
Practice), Cindy Balkstra (GNA Immediate Past President), Katie Morales, Dorethea Peters, Kris Schultz-Tanner and Sandy Turner.
"Unfortunately, however, a minority of trusts have no executive director of nursing
post in their governance structure with equal powers to, say, the director of finance.
She previously served as Director of Nursing
in a CCRC and as a nurse consultant for two corporations with numerous long-term care facilities in Iowa.
This year's esteemed panel of judges includes David McGirr, vice-president, Business Sales and Strategic Solutions with NorthernTel and Telebec; Tom Morris, president and CEO of Wasaya Airways; Kathy Wells-McNeil, owner and director of nursing
services for Total Nursing Care; and Robert Jackson, president and CEO of Prestige Glass International.
She pursued a career as a nurse and eventually elevated herself to assistant director of nursing
at HHC Health & Home Care in New York City, where she earns slightly less than $100,000 a year.
Debbie Warren, RN, Director of Nursing
and Patient Care, Bellwood Health Services Inc., Toronto.
The article can be found in the July 2001 issue or on the www at: http://www.hhnmag.com/ and search for "most wired." Mary O'Connor is Director of Nursing
Gropper, PhD, RN, was Associate Executive Director of Nursing
, Elmhurst Hospital Center, Elmhurst, N.Y., at the time this article was written.
The Illinois Health Care Association (IHCA) recently named Linda Mueller, of Coulterville Rehabilitation & Health Care Center, Director of Nursing
of the Year.
NZNO organiser Celeste Crawford said the DHB leaders, including director of nursing
Leanne Samuel and mental health director of nursing
Heather Casey acknowledged the increase in reported incidents, including reports of assaults on staff.