TRALEE-woman Mandy Mc Kenzie Vass has been appointed as Admission and Discharge Manager at the Mater Private Hospital, Cork.
Mandy trained as a Registered Nurse in St Vincent’s Hospital Elm Park, Dublin and during her career she worked in Cardiology, Medical, Orthopaedics, General Surgery and Palliative Care Settings. She consolidated her organisational skills with her Post-Graduate Courses in Healthcare and Leadership Management.

The Chief Operations Officer at Mater Private Cork, John Mulhern, said: “We are delighted to welcome Mandy as a new addition to the team at Mater Private Cork. She brings with her a wealth of clinical and administrative experience. Mandy has held senior management posts for the past 15 of her 30 year career, mostly in the Private Healthcare sector. Her specialist interests include Patient Flow, Access and Continuity of Care, Integrated Discharge Planning and Holistic Patient Experience.

Mandy, who will join Ms. Fiona O’Connell in the post as Admission and Discharge Manager, is originally from Tralee, Co Kerry where she lives with her husband Peter and their three children.
Over the past 12 months, Mater Private Hospital Cork has doubled its capacity, opened a new ward and Emergency Department leading to an increase in staffing levels in a number of medical and administrative areas.