New Executive Director of Medical-Surgical Services Named at DeKalb Medical
May 10, 2013
DeKalb Medical welcomes Sharon Mawby, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, as its new Executive Director of Medical-Surgical Services. Mawby’s responsibilities include working with management and nursing staff to ensure that DeKalb Medical delivers high quality, safe, and compassionate nursing care.
“I’m excited to be a part of DeKalb Medical,” Mawby said. “My goal is to further develop the already cohesive and collaborative Medical-Surgical Nursing Department with a focus on patient safety, quality and experience.”
She most recently served as Clinical Adult Services Director and Clinical Practice Leader at Kaiser Permanente Walnut Creek Medical Center in Walnut Creek, Calif. where she oversaw all inpatient critical care and medical-surgical units, and advanced practice registered nurses. Prior to that position, she was the Senior Director for Clinical Services at Carondelet St. Joseph's Hospital in Tucson, Ariz. There she oversaw the inpatient medical-surgical and behavioral health units, house supervisors, and the nursing administration office, including four nursing directors. She retired from the United States Navy in 2003.
Mawby is board-certified through the American Nurses Credentialing Center as a Nurse Executive-Advanced. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Master of Science in Nursing from Jacksonville University in Jacksonville, Fla.
About DeKalb Medical
With more than 800 doctors skilled in 55 medical specialties, DeKalb Medical (www.dekalbmedical.org) combines cutting-edge technology with compassion to effectively diagnose and treat our patients. A leader in cancer, heart attack treatment and orthopedics, the DeKalb Medical system has been growing with Metro Atlanta’s medical needs for 50 years.
The 627-bed not-for-profit health system includes DeKalb Medical at North Decatur (451 beds), DeKalb Medical Long Term Acute Care at Downtown Decatur (76 beds), DeKalb Medical at Hillandale (100 beds) and the DeKalb Medical Physicians Group. Committed to pushing beyond to excel in patient satisfaction and service, our quality is reflected in many clinical excellence awards throughout our three-hospital system.