Tampa General Hospital recently announced two promotions for nursing services: Celeste Kallenborn, RN, as the vice president of acute care and Pam Sanders, RN, as vice president of women and children services.
Kallenborn joined TGH in 2001 as the trauma program manager, and was promoted to the director of medical surgical services in 2006. She has been a key leader on multiple projects, according to a news release, and currently is co-leading the Failure Mode and Effects Analysis length of stay initiate. She has been an RN for 22 years, with a BSN, an MBA and professional certification as a nurse executive.
Kallenborn has published multiple articles in peer-reviewed journals such as The Journal of Trauma Nursing, Journal of Emergency Medicine and the American Journal of Infection Control. She has been a speaker at national conferences, including the American Association of Critical-Care Nursings Magnet and National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition conferences and the National Database of Nursing Quality Indicators.
Sanders joined TGH as the nurse manager of the NICU in 2000, and assumed additional responsibility for the Transition Nursery in 2008, according to the release. She has been an RN for 29 years, earning her BSN from the University of Tennessee, her MSN from the University of Central Florida, and is currently enrolled in the DNP Executive Track at UCF.
Sanders has earned two professional certifications, in neonatal intensive care nursing and nurse executive. She was a critical leader in the design and development of the NICU expansion project, and has been influential with the perinatal quality and safety program. Sanders serves on the March of Dimes Regional Associate Board of Directors.