Editor’s Note: COMPASS is a bit behind in sharing news of recent nursing promotions — here are three and more will be shared in next week’s edition.
Mandy Bounds, MSN, RN, CCRN-CMC has been named Nurse Manager of Critical Care and 2 East Multispecialty Units for University of Maryland Shore Medical Center at Dorchester. In this capacity, she manages the Medical Center’s 16-bed critical care unit and 30-bed medical-surgical unit at Dorchester.
Prior to assuming her new position in December, Bounds was a Community Case Specialist with Shore Wellness Partners and also had served for three years as Clinical Coordinator in the Critical Care Unit at UMSMC at Dorchester. Now an adjunct faculty member for Wilmington University RN-BSN and BSN-MSN program, she also served as a part-time clinical instructor for Chesapeake College. She is a member of The American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACCN) and serves as Treasurer of the Delmarva Chapter of the AACN.
Stacey Kram, MS, RN, CCRN, PCCN has begun her new position as Nurse Manager of the Critical Care University/Graduate University and Resuscitation Coordinator for UM Shore Regional Health. Formerly the Clinical Specialist at the University of Maryland Shore Medical Center at Dorchester, Kram has provided direct clinical and education support for UMSMC at Dorchester; participated on multiple system-wide committees and workgroups, including the UM Shore Regional Health CPOE Implementation Team; provided mentorship for new nurse clinical educators; and conducted literature searches and provided comprehensive review for policy creation, review and inclusion of evidence-based practice. Additionally, she has served as a Relief Administrative Supervisor in Nursing and as a member of the adjunct clinical faculty at Chesapeake College. Kram is pursuing a Doctorate of Nursing Practice at Salisbury University.
Renee Edsall, MSN, RN, CCRN is now serving as Emergency Services Educator for University of Maryland Shore Medical Centers at Dorchester and Easton, and for the University of Maryland Shore Emergency Center at Queenstown. Appointed to the position in late 2013, Edsall brings years of experience in roles such as Clinical Nurse Specialist, Staff Nurse, Nursing Faculty Member/Instructor and Research Specialist to her leadership role in Emergency Services Education.
Prior to assuming her new role, Edsall served UM Shore Regional Health as a Staff Nurse in the Emergency Departments of UMSMC at Easton and Dorchester for a total of seven years, and was a Staff Nurse in the Intensive Care Unit at UMSMC at Easton for 11 years. Other positions she has held include Clinical Nurse Specialist at UMSMC at Dorchester and Research Specialist at UMSMC at Easton. She was honored as Employee of the Year 2010.
Edsall’s experience also includes three years as a full-time nursing instructor at Chesapeake College. She is a member of The American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN), the Delmarva Chapter of AACN, and the Emergency Nurses’ Association.