Angie Amig, MA, BSN, RN NE-BC
Administrative Director, Med/Surg, Oncology
“I was initially attracted to this hospital because of its Magnet status, signifying to me that it was a hospital highly focused on quality care and nursing excellence. The quality metrics and outcomes are outstanding, the opportunities for growth are abundant, and the relationships that I have made are very rewarding. I am passionate about mentoring new leaders – in my new role as director, I have this ability on a daily basis. I am anxious to continue contributing to a place where patients receive the greatest care and associates call this ‘the best place to work’.”
Angie Amig, MA, BSN, RN, NE-BC, has over thirty-five years of experience in critical care and emergency nursing. She has spent the last twenty five years in formal leadership positions.
Before joining MedStar Franklin Square five years ago, Angie was a nurse manager at the University of Maryland Medical System. In the twenty-eight years she was with the system, Angie was responsible for the oversight of multiple departments and was involved in multiple exciting initiatives. Angie was the chair for the Hospital Patient Experience Team, team leader for the initiation of relationship-based care practice model, team leader for the development of an electronic plan of care, and team leader for the development and implementation of a new Clinical Advancement Program, one of her proudest accomplishments.
At MedStar Franklin Square, Angie was heavily involved in writing narratives for Magnet re-designation. Angie is currently involved in numerous process improvement teams and holds many leadership positions, including acting as executive sponsor for the Nursing Peer Review Council, Assistant Nurse Manager Council, and the Unit Secretary Council.
Angie enjoys helping to build future nurse leaders. “That keeps me focused and coming to work every day, Angie says. “It’s what makes each day rewarding.”
Angie is certified as a nurse executive and has her Six Sigma Green Belt Certification. Among the skills that have contributed to her success are her interpersonal skills, ability to connect with people, and helping others achieve their goals.
Angie is a member of the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE), American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN), Maryland Organization of Nurse Executives (MONE), American Nurses Association (ANA), and the Society for Critical Care Medicine.
Advice for nurses
“Get involved and follow whatever it is that makes you passionate, whether it be in quality or patient care,” Angie advises. “Engagement is what keeps you aware and in touch.”