White Becomes Nursing Leader at PMChttp://tristarhendersonville.com/
September 08, 2008
Longtime Sumner County resident Darrell White, RN, has been named Director of Patient Care Services at Portland Medical Center, hospital officials recently announced.
“We’re excited to have Darrell on board with us,” said hospital administrator Barbara Marsh. “Portland is very fortunate to have his experience on our side, as he is a nurse of the highest caliber.”
White served as a paramedic with the Nashville Fire Department for 18 years, graduating with a nursing degree from Tennessee State University in the middle of his time there. He also attended Critical Care nursing school and returned to school five years ago to attain a Master of Business Administration degree with an emphasis in Healthcare Management. White has 15 years experience as an Emergency Room registered nurse and has been a nursing manager for a decade.
White and his wife, of 20 years, Sheri, live in Cottontown. They have two children and four grandchildren.
Located at 105 Redbud Drive, Portland Medical Center has served the Portland community for more than 90 years. As part of the TriStar Family of Hospitals, Portland Medical Center has access to the most advanced healthcare technologies of an urban hospital while retaining its small-town feel. Today, the medical center is fully accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. Portland Medical Center is a facility of Hendersonville Medical Center, giving Sumner County a comprehensive, two-campus, 148-bed medical center that offers a full array of acute care services including emergency care, inpatient services and outpatient diagnostic services in both the north and the south areas of the county. For more information on Portland Medical Center or for a free physician referral, call TriStar MedLine at (615) 342-1919 or 800-242-5662.