Tawnya Pionk, Director of Nursing for Senatobia Health and Rehabilitation, has been named a 2022 Frontline Honors honoree by Skilled Nursing News.
To become a Frontline Honoree, an individual is nominated by their peers. The candidate must be a dedicated, high-performing frontline worker who delivers exceptional experiences and outcomes; a passionate worker who knows how to put their vision into action for the good of seniors and aging industry professionals; and an advocate for seniors, their industry, and their peers.
Skilled Nursing News caught up with Pionk to discuss their time in the skilled nursing industry.
SNN: What drew you to the Skilled Nursing industry?
Pionk: While I was in college I worked part time at a skilled nursing facility. I loved working with the elderly and change my career course to nursing.
What’s your favorite part about your job?
Interacting with the residents & staff.
What do you want society (or the general public) to know about your job?
Directors of nursing can greatly influence the quality of care and the culture within their facility.
To view the Frontline Honors Class of 2022, visit frontlinehonors.agingmedia.com