Patricia Blair, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC, CEN, has been appointed nurse manager for the per diem nurse pool at Christiana Care, from her recent post as the assistant nurse manager/advanced practice nurse of the Emergency Department’s Observation Unit.
Blair participated in the first critical care internship program at Christiana Care and has worked for the health system for nearly 30 years in various capacities.
She is a member of the adjunct clinical faculty for the University of Delaware and a member of the Delaware Emergency Nurses Association. She has participated in collaborative improvements across units (including Medical Intensive Care Unit and Emergency Department) and in the cross training of staff for multiple roles.
“Her wealth of experience offers a community connection we feel will be instrumental in growing the Per Diem Nurse Pool here at Christiana Care,” said Michelle Wheeler, MS, BSN, RN, director of Clinical Operations, Patient Access & Flow.
Blair received her BSN and MSN degrees at the University of Delaware, and has knowledge and experience in lean methodology gained at the University of Tennessee Center for Executive Education, and through Lean Six Sigma Green Belt training at Christiana Care.