Mount St John’s Medical Centre (MSJMC) has appointed a new Director of Nursing in the person of Jacqueline Jno-Baptiste.
According to a hospital press release, Jno-Baptiste’s focus will be to maintain the high standards of clinical and patient-centred care the hospital delivers, sustain existing good practices, embed consistent high quality care, and help ensure patients have a positive patient experience.
The release stated that the new director of nursing has over 30 years of experience in nursing and has held several positions in health care to include Infection Control Nurse, Quality Coordinator, Clinical Education Manager and Human Resources Manager.
In accepting the position, Jno-Baptiste said, “I am humbled and delighted to have been appointed as the new Director of Nursing at Mount St John’s Medical Centre. This is a wonderful hospital and my predecessor has already set the standards very high so I’m really looking forward to working with staff across the hospital to build on the wide range of work already under way to deliver the very highest standards of patient care.”
MSJMC Medical Director Dr Albert Duncan said, “I am very pleased to welcome Nurse Jacqueline as the hospital’s new Director of Nursing. She brings with her a great deal of experience, gathered from a range of nursing and strategic roles. Her passion for what she does is infectious and I’m in no doubt that Jacqueline will play a key role in driving new initiatives and further developing services at our
hospital, while providing experienced leadership and direction for our nursing teams.”
Jno-Baptiste replaces Sonia Grant who finished her Interim Director of Nursing role at the end of December.