July 17, 2013

Nanticoke Health Services is proud to congratulate Barbara Hendricks, Vice President of Human Resources and Support Services, for receiving her FACHE designation. Barbara Hendricks recently became a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives, the nation’s leading professional society for healthcare leaders.

The FACHE credential is a prestigious achievement. To obtain Fellow status, candidates must fulfill multiple requirements, including passing a comprehensive examination, meeting academic and experiential criteria, earning continuing education credits and demonstrating professional and community involvement. Fellows are also committed to ongoing professional development and undergo recertification every three years. By receiving her FACHE designation, Barbara Hendricks’s exemplifies professionalism, ethical decision making, competence, leadership and commitment to lifelong learning.
“We are proud to have a professional like Barbara working with Nanticoke Health Services and working for our community. Through leadership such as that of Ms. Hendricks, Nanticoke continues to grow, providing high quality care for our patents and increased access to services for our community,” says Steven Rose, President/CEO of Nanticoke Health Services. “Under Ms. Hendricks’ leadership, Nanticoke was named one of the Best 100 Places to Work in Healthcare by Becker’s Hospital Review three years in a row.”
Nanticoke Health Services features Nanticoke Memorial Hospital, an award winning, full-service community hospital, and the Nanticoke Physician Network, with offices located throughout Sussex County. Nanticoke Memorial Hospital is ranked among the top 5% in the nation for Critical Care for 2012 and 2013 by HealthGrades®.  Nanticoke holds a Level III trauma status, has a comprehensive cancer care program, and includes an expanding interventional cardiology program. Nanticoke is certified by the Joint Commission as a Primary Stroke Center and is a Gold Plus Award performer according to the American Heart/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®. Nanticoke’s medical staff includes over 120 active and community affiliate physicians.