Angus Appointed Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center Administrator

June 16, 2011

Jolyn M. Angus

Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center announces that Jolyn M. Angus has been appointed as the hospital’s new chief nursing officer. In her new role, Angus will be responsible for the overall leadership and oversight of all nursing departments at the 199-bed acute care hospital.

“Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center welcomes Ms. Angus to its administrative team, and we look forward to her leadership as we strive to continuously improve our level of nursing service and ability to provide high quality, compassionate health care to our patients,” says Mike Cowling, chief executive officer of Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center.

Angus has been employed within the Tenet Healthcare hospital network since 2002, where she has consistently increased her responsibilities and success as a hospital administrator.

Most recently, Angus served as chief nursing officer for John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital in Indio, California from 2008-2011. During her tenure, Angus was responsible for restructuring the nursing department to increase efficiencies and improve quality metrics. Under her leadership, John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital received one of Tenet’s Inaugural Clinical Innovation Awards in 2011 with their project: “Clinical Process Improvement Project to Prevent Delayed Identification of Neonatal Sepsis.”

Prior to her work at John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital, Angus held the positions of assistant chief nursing officer and director of critical care, emergency and telemetry departments at South Fulton Medical Center in Atlanta, Georgia.

Angus earned her Diploma in nursing from Kingston School of Nursing in Kingston, Jamaica and Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from Clayton State College in Morrow, Georgia. She continued her education to complete her Master of Business Administration from Georgia State University in Atlanta. She is currently enrolled in a Doctorate of Nursing Practice at the University of Illinois.

About Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center

Ranked as one of “America’s 50 Best Hospitals” for the fifth year in a row,* Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center is a 199-bed acute care hospital serving the medical and health care needs of Palm Beach County and the Treasure Coast for more than 40 years. Fully accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, PBGMC was the first hospital in Palm Beach County and the Treasure coast to perform open-heart surgery and has since remained one of the area’s leading heart hospitals, providing comprehensive cardiac care. PBGMC also offers orthopedics, diagnostic imaging, general surgery, outpatient surgery and more.

The hospital has recently completed the 13.6 million dollar Emergency Room expansion, with more than triple the amount of space as before allowing the hospital to meet the needs of the growing Northern Palm Beach communities.

For more information or physician referral, please call 561-625-5070 or visit

*Ranked by HealthGrades, a leading independent healthcare ratings company.


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