Mark Schreiber has been named Chief Nursing Officer at Augusta University Health, effective immediately.
Mark will primarily be responsible for leading the practice of nursing, the development of nursing services, and the evaluation and implementation of clinical programs and services in collaboration with the medical staff and other management. In this role, he will provide leadership and direction for all aspects of nursing, particularly efficient and cost-effective operations, service excellence, patient safety and quality initiatives. Additionally, Mark will provide strategic leadership and operational guidance for nursing across the Medical Center and Health System leading quality, safety and innovative initiatives in partnership with the Vice President and Chief Medical Officer.
Mark earned a BS degree in Biology from Augusta College, a BSN from the Medical College of Georgia and MBA in Healthcare Management from Western Governors University. Additionally, Mark is certified as a Nurse Executive through the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).
Mark began his career at AU Health 33 years ago as a transporter, a patient care tech and eventually a registered nurse in the Emergency Department. His role in the ED progressed to charge nurse, the nurse manager, and then director of ED Clinical Operations. In 2016, Mark was promoted to Director of Emergency and Critical Care Services, which encompassed mulitple ICUs and an Intermediate Care area. Mark and his teams are heavily vested in all organization-level accreditations, including the Adult Level 1 and Pediatric Level 2 Trauma verification, the Comprehensive Stroke Center accreditation, and the Chest Pain Center designation. In 2021, Mark led the development and implementation of AU Health’s AirCare Helicopter Transport Program and AU Health’s first-ever Adult Critical Care Transport Team. Earlier this year, Mark was awarded the Pat Sodomka Leadership Award for his dedication to Patient-and Family-Centered Care.