Harris Methodist Southwest Hospital Appoints Quinn New Nurse Manager
07/29/2008

FORT WORTH, Texas – Harris Methodist Southwest Hospital officials promoted Julius Quinn, R.N., B.S.N., M.H.A., critical care nurse in the progressive care unit, to nurse manager of medical and surgical services. Quinn brings 23 years of nursing and health care management to the position.

Julius Quinn

Julius Quinn

In his new role as nurse manager, Quinn will oversee all staffing needs and daily operations for the medical and surgical department. He will establish policies and procedures for staff performance, supervise patient care and evaluate financial requirements for the unit.

Before joining the hospital staff this year, Quinn served as the chief nursing officer at the 24-bed Arlington Rehabilitation Hospital, where he oversaw nursing, quality improvement, risk management, and environmental and dietary services. Prior to that, he was the nurse manager of patient care services at Plaza Medical Center from 2006 to 2007 and was a charge nurse at McBride Orthopedic Hospital from 2004 to 2006.

Additionally, Quinn spent 20 years as the manager/non-commissioned officer in charge in the U.S. Air Force. He was part of the hospital management team that supervised care to U.S. Forces in Operation Enduring Freedom, a multinational coalition military operation to counter terrorism and bring security to Afghanistan.

Quinn received a bachelor of science in nursing from Oklahoma City University in 2005. He completed his graduate degree in health care administration from the University of Texas at Arlington in June and is working toward a graduate nursing degree with a projected completion date of December.

Quinn is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives, the American Nurses Association and the Texas Nursing Association.

About Harris Methodist Southwest Hospital
Harris Methodist Southwest Hospital (HMSW) has provided quality and compassionate care to the residents of southwest Tarrant County for more than two decades. A member of Texas Health Resources, HMSW is licensed for 230 beds and provides a wide array of comprehensive services, including: surgical and imaging services, 24-hour emergency services, orthopedics and sports therapy, adult critical care and a level 3a neonatal intensive care unit, obstetrics and gynecology, cardiovascular services, cancer care, rehabilitation, and more. HMSW is home to 578 members of the medical staff, 992 employees and 120 volunteers. For more information, please call 1-888-4-HARRIS, or visit www.texashealth.org/hmsw.

About Texas Health Resources
Texas Health Resources is one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health care delivery systems in the United States and the largest in North Texas in terms of patients served. THR’s system of 13 hospitals includes Harris Methodist Hospitals, Arlington Memorial Hospital and Presbyterian Healthcare System, and a medical research organization. THR is a corporate member or partner in six additional hospitals and surgery centers. For more information about Texas Health Resources, visit www.texashealth.org.