Professional of the Year - Healthcare/Policy and Procedure Development

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Mary E. White

Title: Founder, Owner, and Operator
Industry: Healthcare
Type of Organization: Adult Day Care Facility
Major Product/Service: Providing center-based adult day health care and in home personal care services
Expertise: Pastor White has over 29 years experience in healthcare services. She is responsible for developing policies and procedures for all licensure requirements. Pastor White manages all of the daily business operations. She is licensed and ordained to carry out all pastoral duties. She drafted the Heartline Ministries Church's manual and all of their internal operational guidelines. Pastor White conducts services and teaches bible study. She has taught new candidates prior to baptism, conducted marriage counseling, performed wedding ceremonies and christening services, officiated funerals, performed street ministry, hosted community service hour recipients, organized church-related educational and other travel trips and other activities. Pastor White also performs community outreach programs. She is actively working on building the HMC sanctuary along with other members of the church.
Geographic Area of Distribution: Baker, Louisiana
Affiliations: The Gospel Ministry; A.N.A.
University/Degree: B.S.N., Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College, 1993; M.S.N., Community Psychosocial Nursing/Nursing Administration, Southeastern Louisiana University, 1998; Attended, New Orleans Theological Seminary and Nazarene Online Bible College
Born: January 2, 1955
Hobbies/Sports: Church activities, meditating, listening to music, reading, writing, family activities, cooking, sewing, piano, home decorating, making silk flower arrangements
Children: Kimberly (dec.), Larry, Marvin, Marlon; 10 grandchildren
Work History: Previously, Ms. White served as a nurse educator, teaching at the technical and bachelor nursing levels. She also served as a geri-psychiatric nurse, med/surg nurse, medical-psychiatric, telemetry, urology, acute and chronic care mental health nurse, and as an assistant director of nursing in a nursing home and as director of nursing of a home healthcare agency. She has served as the founder and a pastor with Heartline Ministries Church for the past 12 years.
Published Works: 1 article, "Combining the Arts: An Applied Critical Thinking Approach in the Skills Laboratory," Journal of Nursing Connections, 2000
Career Accomplishments: Ms. White independently developed a C.N.A. program and was licensed to serve the Baker, Louisiana, and surrounding communities at Promise Pride Career College. She personally financed Promise Pride Community Services and Promise Pride Adult Day Health Care Center for many years, providing support in every role as needed.