Pender Memorial Hospital has announced the hiring of the following employees to leadership positions:
Angela Black, BSN, RN
Manager Quality & Outcomes
Angela Black has been named manager of quality and outcomes at Pender Memorial Hospital. She previously spent 23 years with CaroMont Health in Gastonia, NC, as a transitional care nurse for chronic obstructive lung disease patients and worked in sepsis quality outcomes. Black has three years of experience in quality and outcomes. Prior to that she was a critical care nurse for 14 years dedicated to open heart recovery and has a strong background in perioperative nursing. Black received a bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and is working toward a master’s degree in nursing leadership and management from the University of Southern Indiana.
Cynthia Faulkner, RN MHA NE-BC
Chief Nurse Executive
Cindy Faulkner has been named chief nurse executive and brings 28 years of experience to her position. She began her healthcare career in labor and delivery and case management. She most recently served as chief nursing officer at Maria Parham Medical Center in Henderson, N.C.
Faulkner received an associate’s degree in nursing from Vance-Granville Community College, a bachelor’s degree from N.C. Central University, and a master’s degree in healthcare administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Faulkner and her husband have purchased a home in Burgaw and have three grown children and three grandchildren.