Cartersville, GA; May 4, 2012: Louis Baldino, RN, MS was recently named Director of Progressive Care Services and Medical/Surgical Services at Cartersville Medical Center.
Baldino’s extensive background includes a Master of Science degree in Counseling and Clinical Research and a degree in nursing. His nursing career spans eleven years in various areas, including emergency services, medical-surgical services, telemetry, intensive care and progressive care services.
Prior to pursuing a calling in nursing, Baldino founded a marriage and family therapy practice in Johannesburg, South Africa, where he simultaneously served as an information systems manager at the Standard Bank of South Africa. Upon his return to the United States, Baldino served as a family therapist, specializing in addictions therapy in Warsaw, Indiana. Soon after, he obtained his nursing degree from Purdue University.
“Louis is a team-oriented, collaborative, visible leader,” said Miriam Eide, chief nursing officer at Cartersville Medical Center. “He leads by example and is well-respected by patients and staff.”
Baldino and his wife, Debra, have three children and live in Canton.
About Cartersville Medical Center
Cartersville Medical Center, a 112-bed acute care hospital accredited by the Joint Commission and recently named Accredited Chest Pain Center, is a facility of Redmond Health System in Northwest Georgia. Cartersville Medical Center now offers da Vinci gynecological and urological robotic surgery and was named a Top Performing Hospital in 2011 by the Joint Commission based upon key quality measures. Acworth Medical Plaza – including Acworth Immediate Care and Acworth Imaging Center – and The Hope Center, a regional cancer treatment facility, are healthcare entities of Cartersville Medical Center.
For more information about programs and services offered at Cartersville Medical Center, The Hope Center or Acworth Medical Plaza, call MedLine at (800) 242-5662 or visit www.cartersvillemedical.com.