Loretto Announces New Assistant Director of Nursing
April Pirie, RN, BSN, has been promoted to Assistant Director of Nursing for Loretto Health & Rehabilitation, after two years as a Nurse Manager.
After years of managing residents’ daily and long-term care, providing physical and emotional support, Pirie will now develop, implement, and evaluate the day-to-day functions of the nursing department at Loretto Health & Rehabilitation. She will round all of these units daily and direct the resident care planning process, coordinating nursing practices and determining staffing needs to assure the delivery of safe, effective, and efficient care and services.
“April has been a true a role model, inspiring her team and leading by example in her work to uphold Loretto’s mission every day,” said Courtney Lyon, Administrator at Loretto Health & Rehabilitation.
Pirie brings more than 10 years of nursing experience to this role, having worked on medical surgical units, rehabilitation units, and in managerial roles within skilled nursing facilities prior to joining the Loretto team. She holds a Bachelor of Applied Nursing Science from SUNY Canton.