Terrebonne General Medical Center (TGMC) is pleased to announce Mary Miller, RN, MSN, FACHE, Vice President of Physician Services, as the recipient of the International Award for Nursing Excellence in Leadership from the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing Xi Zeta Chapter at Nicholls State University.
Sigma Theta Tau’s International Awards for Nursing Excellence are based on the society’s dedication to fostering high professional nursing standards, recognizing superior achievement, developing leadership and encouraging creative work. Awards are presented to nurses every two years for contributions in the fields of technology, media, chapter excellence, research, leadership and practice.
Miller started her career at TGMC in 1985, as director of Skilled Nursing. She served in various leadership roles to include the Director of Health and Rehabilitation Center, Post-Operative Surgery Unit and Pulmonary Unit. Miller became the Associate Vice President of Nursing in 2003 and in 2006 established her current role as Vice President of Physician Services. Miller is responsible for organizational management structure supporting efficiency and effectiveness of care delivery models emphasizing quality care, performance improvement and cost control for physician division, marketing and planning, healthcare compliance, and outpatient wound management services.
This year, Miller earned this prestigious leadership award from the Xi Zeta Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau at Nicholls State University. This award honors those registered nurses who receive local,national, and international recognition as a nursing leader in education, practice,administration and research; influences leadership in nursing through visionary and innovative approaches to leadership; creates an environment that enhances the image of nursing; and participates in the development of nursing leaders.
“We are thrilled that Sigma Theta Tau has recognized Mary’s achievements in nursing and healthcare administration,” said Phyllis Peoples, president and CEO of TGMC. “The leadership and dedication she brings to our physicians and employees is invaluable and we are honored to have her as part of the TGMC team.”
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