Sandra Wakai, MSN, RN, CCRN, has been appointed nurse manager of the Center for Advanced Joint Replacement.
Wakai began her nursing career at Christiana Care in 1991 as a staff nurse in the Surgical Critical Care Complex. She has worked in various roles, including staff development specialist, program manager for the Critical Care Nurse Internship program, co-manager of the Safety Companion Pool and most recently the nurse manager of the ICU at Wilmington Hospital.
Wakai received her BSN in 1991 and MSN in health services administration in 2011 from the University of Delaware. She is a certified critical care nurse and has been involved in nursing research and performance improvement. She has been published in the American Journal of Critical Care, AACN News and DNA Reporter.