Our Director of Nursing

Mary Hancock, RN

How long have you been a Nurse?

I have been a licensed nurse for 20 years, started my career in long termcare as
an LPN, and then moved into the hospital setting after obtaining my RN license. 

What experience do you bring to BrightStar Care®? 

I have spent the better part of the last 13 years working
in a Trauma 2 Emergency Department as a trauma/
resource/ sepsis RN, with ACLS, PALS, and CEN certifications. I have experience with
Behavioral Health and how to deal with difficult patients,
Med-Surg, pediatric and geriatric nursing experience.
I excel in critical thinking, especially in stressful situations

What part of your job are you most passionate about?

I am most passionate about in this position is making sure
that our patients have a voice and participate in the development
of their care along with assisting them with maintaining
independence for as long as is safely possible. 

What are three unique strengths you bring to BrightStar Care? 

1. My passion for learning and obtaining new knowledge that I can use
    to improve not only myself but how I can care for our patients/clients.
2. My ability to make our patients / clients / family members feel comfortable
    and trust in my abilities.
3. My odd sense of humor :)