Clinical Educator, Down East Community Hospital
Starr Sweeney, BS, RN, BSN is currently the Clinical Educator at Down East Community Hospital in Machias, Maine where she practices collaboratively with the Department of Nursing and clinical leaders to promote the highest quality nursing care. She strategizes and develops education plans, coordinates and presents a broad range of courses, provides continuing nursing education and is a resource for clinical issues.
Starr began her career in the Emergency Department of a small coastal town in Western Washington State. She moved to a larger health care system, eventually becoming part of a centralized staff development department. Starr greatly prefers the dynamic rural health care environment and the close connection that she has with individual nurses and clinical leaders.