Doctors Hospital names new chief nursing officer

July 22, 2016

 

MANTECA — Doctors Hospital of Manteca has appointed Antonio Garcia as its new chief nursing officer.

“I am excited at this opportunity to join the team at Doctors Hospital of Manteca and work with my colleagues to further the hospital’s mission of enriching the health and lives of the patients and the community we serve,” said Garcia in press release. “I’m confident we’ll continue to achieve that goal by providing an exceptional care experience of the best quality and value for each and every patient.”

Prior to joining Doctors Hospital of Manteca, Garcia was the service director for the emergency department and urgent Care at the Kaiser Permanente San Jose Medical Center. He was also the clinical adult services director for the ICU, step down, telemetry, medical surgical unit and the orthopedic/surgical/oncology unit at the hospital.

Garcia earned a nursing degree and a master’s degree in nursing administration at the University of Houston. He has also served as a nursing director in Houston and a firefighter in Toronto, Canada.

“Tony is a great addition to our leadership team,” Ike Mmeje, CEO of Doctors Hospital of Manteca said in a press release. “He has a strong track record of effectively leading and implementing strategies that have significantly enhanced clinical practice and outcomes. He has shown himself to be a very dedicated nurse leader with a passion for high-quality patient care and clinical excellence.”

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