Newton Medical Center has several new faces, after hiring a new facilities director, director of information services and director of quality management.
Shane Meier will serve as facilities director for Newton Medical Center. Previously, Meier helped open and oversee the Newton Walmart and worked as manager of the store.
In his position at Newton Medical Center, Meier will be responsible for almost 30 employees making up the maintenance and environmental services departments.
Newton Medical Center’s new director of information services will be Mike Cottle.
Cottle most recently worked as an information technology director for Sumter Regional Hospital in Georgia and has more than 25 years experience in health care and information technology.
Malea Gonzales joins Newton Medical Center as director of quality management, a newly-created position at the hospital.
Gonzales will manage the documentation required for the hospital to maintain its accreditation.
Previously, Gonzales served as interim coordinator for implementation of an electronic medical records system at Newton Medical Center.