Salter HealthCare is pleased to announce that Phyllis Sullivan, RN, has joined Winchester Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, as the new Director of Nursing. Owned and operated by Salter HealthCare since 1976, Winchester Rehabilitation and Nursing Center is a 121-bed skilled center located at 223 Swanton Street in Winchester.
As Director of Nursing, Sullivan is responsible for the overall management of the nursing department with the goal of providing the highest standard of care for the residents. In addition to recruiting, interviewing, hiring and training staff, she plans, develops, implements and directs programs and activities within the guidelines of long-term care.
"This is a very welcoming environment. I feel very fortunate to have joined a team of dedicated professionals who are focused on providing patient-centered, compassionate care to every patient every day," noted Sullivan.
With 29 years of experience in the nursing field, Sullivan's background includes serving as the Director of Nurses at a nursing center in Everett, a Regional Nurse Manager for five skilled nursing centers in the Boston Metro area, and a Clinical Services Coordinator for six health care facilities in the Northeast region for a large healthcare services company.
According to Shelley Silverman, Executive Director at Winchester, "We are really happy to have Phyllis on board. She brings a wealth of experience and is going to help us continue our tradition of providing high quality health care to our local community."