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Garnet Health Announces Clinical Leadership Promotions

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December 27, 2021
Garnet Health Announces Clinical Leadership Promotions
 
Middletown, NY – Garnet Health, which includes Garnet Health Medical Center, Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills, Garnet Health Doctors, Garnet Health Urgent Care, Garnet Health Foundation and Garnet Health Foundation – Catskills, is pleased to announce the following clinical leadership promotions.
 
Debra Beakes has been promoted to Vice President of Nursing at Garnet Health Medical Center. As Vice President of Nursing, Ms. Beakes is responsible for leading, evaluating and directing all nursing staff and services. She oversees all aspects of the nursing department including quality of care, recruitment, retention, training and development. Ms. Beakes has been with the organization since 1990 and was previously Interim Vice President of Nursing and Administrator of Nursing Clinical Operations.
 
Karen Canavan has been promoted to Nursing Unit Director of Labor & Delivery at Garnet Health Medical Center. In her new role, Ms. Canavan oversees the Labor & Delivery Department and birthing resource team. Ms. Canavan joined the organization in 2018 and was previously a Nursing Professional Development Practitioner.
 
Michelle Morgiewicz has been promoted to Perinatal Safety Nurse Manager. In her new role, Ms. Morgiewicz collaborates with clinical leaders and staff to integrate patient safety principles into the current and future care practices of the Rowley Family Birthing Center. Ms. Morgiewicz joined the organization in 2013 and was previously a registered nurse for Labor & Delivery, Mother/ Baby and the Nursery.
To learn more about career opportunities at Garnet Health, visit
garnethealth.org/careers.
 

About Garnet Health
Garnet Health is a New York State, not-for-profit Corporation headquartered in Middletown, New York, approximately 60 miles northwest of New York City. It is the corporate parent of Garnet Health Medical Center, Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills, Garnet Health Doctors, Garnet Health Urgent Care, Garnet Health Foundation and Garnet Health Foundation – Catskills. Garnet Health is dedicated to developing specialty services, medical programs and needed healthcare services that allow residents to remain close to home to receive quality care.

Providing healthcare to approximately 450,000 residents in Orange, Sullivan and Ulster Counties, Garnet Health was designed to improve the quality, stability and efficiency of healthcare services in the mid-Hudson and Catskill region. Garnet Health provides services by more than 4,000 employed professionals and over 850 medical staff members and is recognized by Ethisphere as one of the 2019 World’s Most Ethical Companies. An academic affiliate of the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine, Garnet Health retains compassionate professionals who continually strive toward the hospital’s mission to improve the health of our community by providing exceptional health care. To learn more about Garnet Health, visit
garnethealth.org

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