December 3, 2015
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Asbury Place continuing care retirement communities has named Christie Pohto director of nursing for its Kingsport campus.
Pohto has a 10-year career in the health care industry, including four years as director of nursing at another Asbury Place campus and most recently as interim director of nursing at Asbury Place Kingsport.
“Christie’s clinical and organizational skills are exceptional, and her service as interim director of nursing was a wonderful success,” said Marjorie Shonnard, chief operating officer for Asbury Inc. “With her commitment to promoting teamwork among the staff and quality of life for our residents, Christie is a perfect fit for our organization. We are glad to have her on our team.”
Pohto said she is particularly proud to be part of a nonprofit organization that gives back to its community of residents and the community at large.
The lifelong Johnson City, Tenn., resident enjoys reading, traveling with her teenage sons and going to movies.
Pohto is a two-time graduate of East Tennessee State University, having earned her Bachelor of Science in nursing in 2006 and a Bachelor of Science in human development and learning in 2001.
About Asbury, Inc.
Asbury, Inc., a not-for-profit corporation, operates Asbury Place, CARF-CCAC accredited continuing care retirement communities in Kingsport and Maryville, Tenn. For more information, visit http://www.asburyplace.org.