Newtown, CT, July 10, 2012…. Jacqueline Murillo, RN, has been named Director of Nursing for Masonicare at Newtown. She has been with the skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility on Toddy Hill Road since 2004, most recently serving as Clinical Nurse Manager. Ms. Murillo was a recipient of the prestigious Nightingale Award for Excellence in Nursing in 2012.
In her new role, Ms. Murillo will oversee the daily operations of the Nursing Services Department, providing managerial leadership and clinical direction to ensure that resident and patient care for both skilled nursing and rehabilitation is of the highest quality.
In making the announcement, John Sweeney, Masonicare at Newtown’s administrator, said, “Jackie has a strong background in the healthcare field and brings a wealth of knowledge and clinical skills to this important position. During her tenure with us, Jackie has made significant contributions on behalf of our residents and staff, and we look forward to working with her in this new role.”
Ms. Murillo is a graduate of Western Connecticut State University and the Bridgeport Hospital School of Nursing. Ms. Murillo, her husband Luis, and their children Jocelyn, Anthony and Jonathan, are residents of Middlebury.
Masonicare at Newtown is an affiliate of Masonicare, Connecticut’s leading not-for-profit provider of healthcare and retirement living for seniors. Other Masonicare affiliates include Masonicare Home Health & Hospice and Masonicare Partners Home Health & Hospice, Masonicare at AshlarVillage and Masonicare Health Center in Wallingford, and The Masonic Charity Foundation of Connecticut.
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