Thornton, CO, November 09, 2019 --(PR.com
)-- North Suburban Medical Center recently announced the appointment of Shannon Martinez, RN to director of Women’s and Children’s Services. Martinez brings 15 years of experience in healthcare and nursing leadership and a record of accomplishment of improving the quality of care to her community.
Prior to joining North Suburban, Martinez worked at Kaiser Permanente where she served in several leadership roles. Her most recent position was as the Area Administrator of Women’s Health.
In her new role with North Suburban, Martinez will oversee the Labor and Delivery Unit, Inpatient Pediatric Unit, and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at North Suburban.
“I am excited to have a leader with Shannon’s experience and passion to oversee one of our key service lines,” said Angie Voigt, chief nursing officer at North Suburban Medical Center. "There is no doubt that Shannon’s dedication will elevate the services that we provide to the women and children in our community.”
Each year, North Suburban delivers more than 1,100 babies, and cares for thousands of children in the area. North Suburban is also home to the only Neonatal Intensive Care Unit serving the immediate areas of Thornton, Northglenn, Federal Heights, and Westminster areas.
Martinez officially joined North Suburban on November 4, 2019.
About North Suburban Medical Center
North Suburban Medical Center is the highest-quality hospital in north Denver. North Suburban is the only hospital in north Denver to receive ten consecutive “A” ratings on the Leapfrog Group’s biannual patient safety ratings, and was the first hospital in Colorado to receive certification in Sepsis care from The Joint Commission. North Suburban has been honored by the Women’s Choice Awards as one of America’s Best ERs and one of America’s Best Hospitals for Patient Safety. Licensed for 157 beds, North Suburban is proud to be a part of the HealthONE system of hospitals that earned the ranking as the #7 corporate philanthropist in the metro area and was the only hospital system ranked in the top 10. HealthONE contributed more than $1.5 million in 2018 and supports over 150 organizations through cash and in-kind donations. Additional information about the hospital is available at www.NorthSuburban.com
HealthONE is the largest healthcare system in the metro Denver area with more than 10,000 employees. As part of the HealthONE system of care, The Medical Center of Aurora, North Suburban Medical Center, Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center, Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children, Rose Medical Center, Sky Ridge Medical Center, Swedish Medical Center, and Spalding Rehabilitation Hospital work together to provide a higher level of care. In addition, our family of services includes seven hospital free-standing emergency departments and numerous ambulatory surgery centers, CareNow urgent care and occupational medicine clinics, physician practices, imaging centers, and AIRLIFE-DENVER, which provides critical care air and ground transportation across a 10-state region. And, as one of the top ten corporate philanthropists in the metro area, HealthONE contributed more than $1.5 million in 2016 and supports over 150 organizations through cash and in-kind donations.