PUBLIC NOTICE:Magnet Recognition Program Site Visit
In March 2015, The Miriam Hospital is applying for re-designation of its Magnet status. Patients, family members, staff, and interested parties who would like to provide comments are encouraged to do so.Instructions about the process and how to provide comments
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Angela Creta, MS, RN is the Magnet site coordinator at The Miriam Hospital. Creta's role is to provide leadership to the nursing executive team and nursing department regarding maintaining ANCC Magnet standards. In her role, Creta is responsible for the hospital's database information in the National Database of Nurse Quality Indicators (NDNQI) and administering the annual NDNQI RN satisfaction survey. Creta received both her bachelor's and master's degrees in nursing from the University of Rhode Island. Creta has been employed at The Miriam for 12 years as a staff nurse and clinical nurse leader; she has been in her current position since April 2009.
Creta serves as co-chair of the Unit Council Steering Committee, and as a long-term member of the Evidenced-Based Practice and Research Council and Nursing Quality Council. Creta is professionally active in the Rhode Island State Nurses Association as a Peer Review Approval Group member and in an elected position on the Cabinet of Nursing Practice. Nationally, Creta was appointed to the ANCC Commission of Magnet, representing the staff nurse perspective. Creta's interests include professional practice issues including nurses' practice and work environment.
Creta received the 2009 Miriam Hospital Employee of the Year Service Award and the Hospital Association of Rhode Island 2009 Award for Excellence in Hospital Care.