Get to know Registered Nurse Margaret Rhoney, who serves patients within Kindred Hospital-Greensboro.
Margaret was trained in nursing at Darton State College and continued her education by earning a bachelor’s degree in nursing from the Windsor University School of Medicine and a master’s degree in nursing from Walden University. She has been trained and certified in Basic Life Support and CPR, and she also holds a faculty appointment so she can educate and train young nurses.
Currently, Margaret holds the position of Director of Education at Kindred Hospital-Greensboro, where she is working to developing the preceptor program and the new graduate program at the hospital. Prior to her appointment as Director of Education, Margaret worked as a staff nurse and helped patients in a hospital setting. As a member of the Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society, the American Medical Surgical Nursing Association, and the American Association of Moderate Sedation Nurses, Margaret is able to stay current in her field.
Throughout her career, she has earned many accolades, including an induction into the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing. Margaret’s dedication to training nurses as Director of Education allows her to spread her knowledge to many other future nurses. She is dedicated to both her students and her patients.
The main role of a registered nurse is to assist physicians in providing treatment to patients suffering from various medical conditions. While their primary responsibilities will involve caring for patients, their specific job duties will vary depending on your employer and specialization. While a majority of registered nurses work at hospitals they are not limited to that setting, they can also work in in clinics, schools, assisted living facilities, homes, schools and more. They must also stay up-to-date with new tools and technology to help provide the best care to patients and families, and the best support to doctors and other healthcare professionals. Registered nurses must possess excellent communication, emotional intelligence, teamwork, problem-solving and critical-thinking skills.
Margaret attributes her successful career to her love of teaching and ability to make her patients smile. When she is not with patients, she enjoys cooking, sewing and reading.
Learn More About Margaret Rhoney:
Through her online profile: http://todaysnurse.org/network/index.php?do=/4141669/info/, she can also be found through the Kindred Hospital-Greensboro website: www.kindredhealthcare.com/locations/transitional-care-hospitals/kindred-hospital-greensboro. She is based out of Greensboro, North Carolina.