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Emanuel Medical Center Names Antonio Garcia Chief Nursing Officer

Apr 13, 2018
Garcia Antonio headshotTurlock, Calif. – Emanuel Medical Center has appointed Antonio “Tony” Garcia as its new Chief Nursing Officer.

Effective April 30, 2018, Garcia will assume responsibility for all nursing and designated patient care functions within Emanuel. He will oversee and coordinate the nursing units and their daily operations. Garcia joins Emanuel Medical Center from sister hospital, Doctors Hospital of Manteca, where he previously served as Chief Nursing Officer. 

“Tony is a champion for the patient experience, working to provide patients with safe, high-quality care,” said Lani Dickinson, Interim CEO of Emanuel Medical Center. “We are thrilled to have him join our executive team and continue to implement best practices here at Emanuel.”

Prior to his role in Manteca, Garcia served as the Service Director for the Emergency Department and Urgent Care, as well as Clinical Adult Services Director at Kaiser Permanente San Jose Medical Center in San Jose, Calif.

Garcia also served in leadership roles at Harris County Health, L.B.J. General Hospital in Houston, Texas, OakBend Medical Center in Richmond, Texas, and River Oaks Hospital in Houston, Texas.

Garcia earned his B.S. in Nursing and M.S. in Nursing Administration from the University of Houston. He is a member of the American Organization of Nurse Executives and Sigma Theta Tau International (Nurses Honor Society).

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