Karen Staerkel, RN in the Operating Room at the Orthopedic Hospital, will retire on December 4, 2019 after 37 years in healthcare, with 15 years of service at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.
Karen began her career in Healthcare in 1982 as a Certified Scrub Technician. She went on to obtain her Nursing Degree and joined the New Hanover family in 2005. All 15 years of service have been dedicated to the OR at the Orthopedic Hospital. She is loved and adored by staff and physicians and will be greatly missed.
Please join us in honoring Karen with a retirement celebration on Monday, December 2nd in the Orthopedic Hospital Operating Room Breakroom from 1 to 3 p.m. We welcome all to come and wish Karen farewell.