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Pamela Canter Promoted to Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer at Jupiter Medical Center

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Pamela Canter Promoted to Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer  at Jupiter Medical Center

Jupiter, Fla. (August 11, 2020) – Jupiter Medical Center, ranked number one for safety, quality and patient satisfaction in Palm Beach County and the Treasure Coast region, announced today the promotion of Pamela Canter to Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer at Jupiter Medical Center. In this position, Canter is responsible for overseeing the organization’s team of outstanding nursing professionals committed to providing world class care in a patient centered manner. Pam will continue to collaborate closely in patient quality and safety initiatives as she leads the nursing enterprise at Jupiter Medical Center. Most notably, during Canter’s tenure at Jupiter Medical Center, she has played a pivotal role in garnering many of the hospital’s national, regional and local accreditations and awards, including successfully achieving an "A" Hospital Safety Grade from The Leapfrog Group and "Top General Hospital" for two consecutive years.

“Pam has demonstrated incredible leadership skills, guiding her team through one of the most arduous health pandemics the world has experienced, an especially challenging time for our nurses and frontline health workers,” said Dr. Amit Rastogi, President and Chief Executive Officer of Jupiter Medical Center. “She has served as an exceptional leader to her nursing team and integral member of the executive leadership team at Jupiter Medical Center, leading several initiatives that have earned the hospital top recognition in quality, safety and patient satisfaction. We value her unwavering dedication to Jupiter Medical Center and congratulate her on a well-deserved promotion.”

Canter has also been instrumental in helping Jupiter Medical Center obtain its Joint Commission accreditations in chest pain, primary stroke, hip, knee and shoulder replacement, spine surgery, urgent care and occupational health, and also led efforts to achieve Breast Center, Commission on Cancer and American Academy of Sleep Medicine accreditations. Additionally, she has assisted in efforts to implement innovative strategies to improve communications and the patient experience, including the Language of Caring, which ensures patients are spoken to with respect, compassion and empathy, and Orchid Rounding, a digital tool that helps medical teams respond to patient requests and concerns more quickly.

Prior to joining Jupiter Medical Center, Canter was vice president of quality at Kendall Regional Medical Center in Miami, Florida, where she was instrumental in helping the hospital achieve Level 1 Trauma Center verification from the American College of Surgeons.

Canter received her Bachelor of Science in nursing from Otterbein University in Westerville, Ohio. She spent a decade working as a registered nurse in intensive care units and outpatient settings as well as case management before moving into management roles. She holds a green belt in Lean Six Sigma and was appointed to serve on the Ohio Department of Health’s Hospital Advisory Council.

About Jupiter Medical Center

Rated number one for safety, quality and patient satisfaction, Jupiter Medical Center is the leading destination for world-class health care in Palm Beach County and across the Treasure Coast region. Recognized as the region’s only independent, not-for-profit hospital, Jupiter Medical Center offers a comprehensive continuum of inpatient and outpatient healthcare services, expertise and specialties, including orthopedics and spine care, cancer care, cardiac and vascular care, comprehensive stroke, obstetrics & maternity care, pediatrics, emergency care as well as diagnostic imaging, screening, testing and urgent care. For more information about Jupiter Medical Center, please call 561-462-8540 or visit

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