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Melissa Mooney named Director, Same Day Surgery, Post Anesthesia Care and Pre-Admission Testing

October 5, 2012—Melissa R. Mooney, Registered Nurse (RN), Master of Science Nursing (MSN) was recently named Director of Same Day Surgery, Post Anesthesia Care and Pre-Admission Testing at Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital.

Mooney, who resides in Springfield, Vermont, joined APD as a per diem staff nurse in 2006.  Before joining the Same Day Surgery team she worked in Med-Surg, the Emergency Department and the Birthing Center.  Mooney also had been a staff and charge nurse in Same Day Surgery/Post Anesthesia Care until her recent promotion to Director.

As the Director her new role will include all facets of planning, management and continuous improvement of the delivery of care to patients in their pre- and post-operative phases at APD.

“I am most looking forward to simply having the privilege of leading this exceptional group of dedicated professionals who work together to provide the best care in each patient interaction,” shared Mooney.

Mooney holds Bachelors of Science Nursing degree and a Master of Science Nursing–Leadership and Management degree from Western Governors University, Salt Lake City, Utah.  She received her RN degree through New Hampshire Technical College in 1996 and is also a Legal Nurse Consultant/Nurse Paralegal, earning this certification through Kaplan University.