Piper Shores’ Chief Nursing Officer, Peter Sullivan, RN, GERO-BC, Appointed to Maine Board of Nurses

Piper Shores is pleased that our very own Chief Nursing Officer, Peter Sullivan, RN, GERO-BC, is joining the Maine Board of Nurses. Governor Janet Mills has selected Sullivan to join the nine-member Board, filling a crucial position dedicated to long-term care. This appointment reflects Sullivan’s outstanding qualifications and commitment to advancing healthcare in Maine. 

A Dedicated Leader

Peter Sullivan assumed the role of Chief Nursing Officer at Piper Shores in July, bringing with him 28 years of diverse healthcare experience. His journey began with the attainment of a CNA license during nursing school, marking a career that has spanned across various healthcare settings across the nation. Sullivan’s expertise encompasses acute care, long-term care, managed care, home care, and healthcare administration. 

Insights into Complex Health Systems

Sullivan’s extensive background has afforded him valuable insights into the intricate health systems that older adults navigate daily. His dedication to promoting overall wellness and enhancing the quality of life for older adults aligns with the Board’s mission to protect public health and welfare. 

Governor Mills’ Selection Process

The selection process for the Maine Board of Nurses involves the review of candidates based on qualifications and experience. Governor Mills, after careful consideration, selected Peter Sullivan for this vital position. The Board’s functions include licensing nurses, approving nursing education programs, conducting complaint investigations against licenses, and rulemaking concerning nursing practice. 

Protecting Public Health and Welfare

As a member of the Maine Board of Nurses, Sullivan will play a vital role in protecting public health and welfare, particularly in the long-term care realm. 

Piper Shores proudly congratulates Chief Nursing Officer Peter Sullivan on his appointment to the Maine Board of Nurses. This recognition not only highlights Sullivan’s individual achievements but also reinforces Piper Shores’ commitment to fostering excellence in healthcare leadership. We look forward to witnessing the positive impact of Sullivan’s expertise on the Board, furthering the mission of promoting and protecting public health in the state of Maine.