FLINT — Mott Community College (MCC) alumna Sarah De Sonia, RN, of Fenton, has been named director of nursing for American Advantage Home Care, a full-service home health care agency that provides skilled medical care 24/7.
De Sonia is responsible for the quality of care provided to clients, including overseeing patient services and supervising clinical personnel.
“Sarah is a compassionate, highly effective leader who is uniquely qualified to support American Advantage Home Care in its mission of providing quality, patient-focused care,” said Cleamon Moorer, Jr. DBA, agency president.
Moorer noted De Sonia had been instrumental in quickly enhancing safety procedures in wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. “She managed care services down to the last detail based on her in-depth knowledge of patients, their living situations and the agency’s skilled caregivers,” he said. “The resulting protocols have helped protect the health of employees, patients and their families.”
De Sonia has approximately 17 years of experience in health care, specializing in home care. She joined American Advantage in 2019 as assistant director of nursing. Previously she worked as an RN manager, responsible for training clinical supervisors at multiple satellite offices for a home care provider. She has also established a private duty home care program that was fully operational and nationally accredited – with a perfect survey – in four months.
The Flint native began working as a certified nurse assistant in high school and earned an Associate’s of Applied Science degree with honors in nursing at Mott Community College.
American Advantage Home Care provides skilled home health care services to those recovering from illness, surgery or injury, or those managing complex health conditions. It is an affiliate of Partners in Wellness Management LLC that is focused on improving the health of and health care for individuals in Michigan. For more information, visit www.AmericanAdvantageHHC.com or call 313- 914-2296. — G.G.