Title: Nursing Executive
Location: Miami Beach, Florida, United States
Carol Mayberry Stuchins, MS, Nursing Executive, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Nurses for dedication, achievements, and leadership.
At the age of six, Ms. Stuchins underwent eye surgery. She was enamored by the nurses who took care of her, so much so that she decided she wanted to be a nurse. Later in life, she earned a Bachelor of Science in nursing and then a master’s from Boston University in 1969 and 1975, respectively. She is a registered nurse in the states of Florida and Massachusetts. Furthermore, she is certified as a rehabilitation registered nurse.
Ms. Stuchins began her professional career at the University Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts, in 1969. She remained there until 1981, though she simultaneously explored other hospitals in the area. In 1975, she was the clinical coordinator at Auburn Hospital. In 1981, she relocated to Memorial Hospital in Santa Barbara, California. She was the director of nursing there until 1984, when she accepted a position as the vice president of nursing at Bon Secours Hospital in North Miami, Florida. Eight years later, she moved to Mercy Hospital in Miami, taking on the role of nurse manager. In 1997, she became the director of patient care services at Healthsouth Rehabilitation Hospital, also in Miami. She successfully carried out her duties there until she retired in 2012.
Outside of her primary roles, Ms. Stuchins has found success as an author, volunteer, and board member. In 1979, she published her work, “Coping with Neurologic Problems Proficiently.” Later, from 1987 until 1990, she served on the Commission for Future Nursing in Florida. In the years following her retirement, she continued to serve others through volunteering on the Patient Family Advisory Council at the Sylvester Cancer Center. She has additionally been interviewed for an article in Long Term Care Magazine and recognized for her work with the Health Science Advisory Board. Ms. Stuchins is additionally an active member of her industry’s community, participating in organizations such as the Association of Nurse Executives, the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, and the Dade County Association of Rehabilitation Nurses.
As a testament to her success, Ms. Stuchins is featured in numerous editions of Who’s Who in America, as well as the 5th edition of Who’s Who in American Nursing, the 24th edition of Who’s Who in the South and Southwest, and the 17th edition of Who’s Who of American Women. In 2019, she became a recipient of the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award.
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