Terrebonne General Medical Center (TGMC)’s Vice President of Nursing Services, Teresita McNabb, RN, MSHSA, NE-A,CLNC, FACHE, was appointed by Governor Bobby Jindal to serve a three year term representing a seat as Nursing Service Administrator on Louisiana State Board of Nursing (LSBN).
The board is composed of eight registered nurses appointed by the Governor from a list of names submitted by the Louisiana State Nurses Association, one certified registered nurse anesthetist appointed by the Louisiana Association of Nurse Anesthetist, and two physicians to serve as advisors to the board. The board exists to serve the people of the State. The LSBN serves to provide leadership to protect the public and advance nursing in Louisiana. The mission of LSBN is to safeguard the life and health of the citizens of Louisiana by assuring persons practicing as registered nurses and advanced practice registered nurses are competent and safe.
McNabb is a dedicated employee of TGMC for 30 years. She currently holds the position of Vice President of Nursing Services in which she is responsible for developing and implementing the hospital’s plan for providing nursing care to patients in multiple settings. McNabb also has many roles on various committees throughout TGMC that work to improve patient care, employee communication, and nursing staff education. She is an advocate for organ donation and has served as an advisory board member for the Louisiana Organ Procurement Agency (LOPA) since 2009.
“We are proud to have a vital TGMC team member chosen for this distinguished position and representing our state and our nationally recognized hospital,” said Phyllis Peoples, president and CEO. “Her vast knowledge and experience as a nurse and nurse leader will provide great influence to the LSBN.”
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