The Emergency Department at Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC) is pleased to welcome Nurse Practitioner Martha Roberts. With this appointment, Roberts also joins the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Putnam Medical Group. Roberts earned a dual master’s degree in Nursing and as an Acute and Primary Pediatric Nurse Practitioner from Catholic University of America in Washington, DC. In addition, she holds a master’s in Nursing with Adult Acute and Critical Care Nurse Practitioner certification from Georgetown University in Washington, DC.
Roberts earned two bachelor’s degrees: the first in Environmental Sciences, Music, and Audio Technology and Production from American University, and a second in Nursing from Georgetown University, both in Washington, DC. Most recently, she has worked in the Emergency Departments of INOVA Alexandria Hospital in Virginia and Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington, DC. She worked for 10 years as a registered nurse at INOVA Fairfax Hospital Level I Trauma Center in Fairfax, VA. She is certified in both primary and acute care by the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board.
SVMC’s Emergency Department is staffed 24 hours a day and treats over 25,000 patients a year, many with life-threatening conditions. It is equipped with the latest telemedicine technology, which allows emergency specialists from Dartmouth-Hitchcock to consult on cases remotely through a high-definition two-way camera and monitor system. The hospital is located at 100 Hospital Drive in Bennington. For more information about SVMC’s emergency services, visit svhealthcare.org.
Southwestern Vermont Health Care (SVHC) is a comprehensive, preeminent health care system providing exceptional, convenient, and affordable care to the communities of Bennington and Windham Counties of Vermont, eastern Rensselaer and Washington Counties of New York, and northern Berkshire County in Massachusetts. SVHC’s providers are members of the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Putnam Physicians, a multispecialty medical group operated in partnership with Dartmouth-Hitchcock. SVHC includes the Centers for Living and Rehabilitation, a 150-bed long- and short-term care skilled nursing facility; the SVHC Foundation; and Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC), a 99-bed community hospital. SVMC also includes 19 primary and specialty care practices and primary care offices in Bennington, Manchester, Pownal, West Dover, and Wilmington, VT. The hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission and is the state’s first Magnet Center for Nursing Excellence, a designation it has held since 2002. To learn more, visit svhealthcare.org. For news and updates, follow facebook.com/svmedicalcenter.
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