Teresa Gaskin joined Monarch in September 2017 as the Vice President of Operations-Crisis Services overseeing Monarch facilities in Guilford, Robeson and Mecklenburg counties. The VP of Operations-Crisis Services role was created with the development of Monarch's Facility-Based Crisis centers and additional nursing leadership support within the organization.
Teresa provides operational leadership for the Monarch's Guilford Crisis Services in the Bellemeade Center in Greensboro, a 10-bed Tier IV Urgent Care for Adult and Adolescents, Mobile Crisis Services and a 16-bed non-hospital detox Facility-Based Crisis program in Lumberton, and a 16-bed Facility-Based Crisis for Children and Adolescents in Mecklenburg County projected to open in late 2017.
With more than 20 years of industry experience, Teresa worked extensively with hospital emergency departments to increase efficiency and standardization by using Lean Methodology with an emphasis on process improvements and employee engagement. She has also worked as a nurse manager of a tertiary care emergency department in Charlotte with excellent patient satisfaction, quality measures and staff satisfaction. She has expertise in care of behavioral health patients boarding for long stays in emergency departments and obtaining resources to provide care for this population.
Teresa attended Mercy School of Nursing in Charlotte, Winston-Salem State University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree, and East Carolina University and received a Master of Science in Nursing with a Leadership concentration. She is a Certified Emergency Nurse.
She resides in Asheboro with her husband David Gaskin. The couple has three adult children.