Ms. Gali Weiss, Deputy Director General and Head Nurse of Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem, has been working at Shaare Zedek for ten years. She manages 1500 nurses and orderlies, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Gali shares, “I am proud to be the head of the Shaare Zedek Medical Center’s nursing management that is known for its excellence and compassion. In my role, I have the opportunity to influence the experience of patients and their families. Among our staff there is a sense of commitment to the place and humanity, a spirit of action, thinking outside of the box, compassion, attentiveness, personal responsibility and giving.”
“I see this profession as a mission, an opportunity to influence and advance the treatment of patients professionally and humanely while coping with dynamic situations and stressful situations. This is a profession which gives a lot of job satisfaction, diversity and personal empowerment. On a personal note, I go on a pilgrimage every day to Jerusalem from my home in Kibbutz Na’an and enjoy every moment. I am happy to lead a large group of nurses with a shine in their eyes and a lot of sensitivity towards the patients and their families. I have the great privilege of leading the nursing management and to pave the way for nurses to reach new heights.”