Garcia, Sandy

Sandy Garcia


Senior Consultant, Accreditation

Sandy Garcia brings over 30 years of healthcare experience to her role as senior consultant for Quorum Health Resources.

ABOUT SANDY

Sandy’s career has focused in executive nursing leadership, including stints as Chief Nursing Executive for several acute care facilities. Her experience ranges from large tertiary care facilities to small rural hospitals. She has also worked with the Department of Justice and the Department of Defense with emphasis on quality and accreditation preparation for Behavioral Health, Ambulatory, Nursing Care Centers and Hospital. Most recently, Sandy served as the surveyor and lead consultant in the hospital, nursing care center, ambulatory and behavioral health programs for The Joint Commission Enterprise.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Lean/Six Sigma

Change Management

Healthcare Operations

Patient Safety

Transparency

Survey Preparation

PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE

  • The Joint Commission Surveyor and Lead Consultant
  • Chief Nursing Officer/Vice President of Patient Care Services
  • Director of Surgical Services/OR Nurse

EDUCATION

  • Masters of Business Administration, North Park College
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Elmhurst College
  • Nursing, St. Mary's School of Nursing

CERTIFICATIONS

  • Certified Change Agent, The Joint Commission
  • Black Belt, Villanova University
  • Licensed Nursing Home Administrator, South Carolina
  • Certified Joint Commission Professional