GBGH welcomes new chief nursing executive and vice president
February 3, 2021 – Georgian Bay General Hospital (GBGH) recently welcomed a new vice president of clinical services and chief nursing executive (CNE) – Angie Saini. Saini joined GBGH in early December, bringing a diverse range of experience in acute care, home and community care services, and health policy development and implementation.
“Throughout my career in healthcare, my top priority has been to preserve and promote patient-centred care and I look forward to continuing this approach with GBGH,” says Saini. “There are many important initiatives taking place at GBGH in what is an innovative and exceptional time for this hospital. In choosing to join GBGH’s senior leadership team, I was inspired by the hospital’s drive to continually improve, engage its team and grow its services to align with the future needs of the community.”
In her role with GBGH, Saini will oversee all clinical programs including emergency and critical care, the surgical program, the medicine program, professional practice, shared programs (Dialysis and Birthing), infection prevention and control, pharmacy, laboratory and diagnostic imaging. Saini will also play a significant role co-chairing the hospital’s Patient and Family Advisory Council and co-leading the hospital’s major transition to a new electronic medical record system in partnership with three other hospitals.
Prior to joining GBGH, Saini was the director of Client Care: Health Care Services with Carefirst Seniors and Community Services Association (Brampton) where she provided leadership and strategic direction to a large team of professional staff in the program areas of home care/assisted living/supportive housing, geriatric assessment and intervention, transitional care, chronic disease management and integrated dialysis.
During her 17 years in nursing and clinical leadership, Saini has also developed her skills as a senior program advisor (Emergency Services transformation) and implementation lead (Home and Community Care) with the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care. She has also worked as a frontline nurse, clinical Instructor and hospital supervisor in acute care settings.
Saini holds a Bachelor of Nursing from the University of Victoria, as well as a Master of Public Health from Lakehead University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Toronto. Saini is also multilingual, speaking English, French, Urdu, Punjabi and Hindi.
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