(Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands – Thursday 17 October, 2019): InterHealth Canada – Turks and Caicos Islands Hospital wishes to announce the appointment of Shantell Gardiner to the post of Emergency Department and Ambulatory Clinics Nurse Manager.
In this role, Gardiner becomes a member of the Nursing Management team and is charged with responsibility of the Emergency Department, Outpatient Department, Oncology and Dietetics.
Gardiner is a native of North Caicos and has been in the nursing profession for the past 19 years. She commenced employment at InterHealth Canada – Turks and Caicos Islands Hospital in 2009 and was promoted from Senior Registered Nurse Midwife to Supervisor within the Emergency Department in September 2016.
Gardiner holds an Associate Degree in General Nursing, Post Graduate Diploma in Midwifery, Bachelor of Science in General Nursing and is currently in pursuit of a Master’s degree in Health Administration. The appointment is aligned with the private health care management company’s succession plan, which seeks to mentor, educate and elevate belongers to key positions.
Commenting on the appointment, Gardiner said: “I am truly grateful to be given this opportunity to become the manager of such an amazing, supportive team. Thank you to God my source of strength, my mentors, family and friends and most of all my nurses. I will strive to be an advocate for staff, patients and ensure that we continue to work together as a team to administer first class patient care in a safe environment”.
Chief of Clinical Services, Mikette Been also extended remarks. Been said: “The Nursing Division wishes to extend congratulations to Nurse Shantell Gardiner on reaching this important professional milestone within her career at TCI hospital. Her loyalty, adeptness and commitment to the success of her service did not go unnoticed. We appreciate her hard work and dedication and look forward to her ongoing contributions and a bright and successful future in this capacity.”