Cynthia Griffin, MS, BSN, RN, CPHQ, CCM, has been named Christiana Care’s new chief nursing officer, community care.
In her new post, Griffin oversees nursing care of Christiana Care owned and affiliated community-based primary care services.
Griffin is a long-time Christiana Care employee who most recently served as director of nursing services for the Medical Group of Christiana Care, responsible for the clinical oversight of 35 physician offices.
She has been a registered nurse for more than 30 years and has worked in various capacities, including on medical, surgical, heart failure and heart transplant units and in outpatient areas such as elementary schools, physician practices, urgent care and outpatient health care centers. In addition, she has extensive experience in quality, safety and accreditation and has facilitated many teams in improving processes that lead to safer practices.
She is a member of the American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing, American Nurses Association and the Delaware Nurses Association.
She earned her Master of Science in health care administration from Wilmington University, where she graduated with honors and was inducted into the Sigma Beta Delta Honor Society. She received her Bachelor of Science in nursing at Hampton University in Virginia.