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Senior Nurses

Stella Star Manamana Senior Staff Nurse – Al Ain

Stella is a Senior Staff Nurse in the Pediatrics Long Term Ventilated Unit at Amana Healthcare – Al Ain. She qualified in 1997 with a Diploma of Nursing from Fiji School of Nursing in Fiji. Then in 2001, she obtained her degree in Bachelor of Health in Nursing from Central Queensland University in Australia. She worked as a Staff Nurse for over 19 years in ICU, PICU and CCU in Fiji and most recently in a JCIA accredited government hospital in Al Ain.

Alison Newlands Senior Staff Nurse – Al Ain

Alison is a Senior Staff Nurse in the Adult Long Term Chronic Care Unit at Amana Healthcare – Al Ain. She obtained her Diploma of Higher Education in Nursing (Adult) in 2004 from the University of Paisley in UK. Alison worked in UK for more than 8 years as a Nurse, 6 years of which was in a Senior Staff Nurse role in a hospice care setting.

Prince Joel Selvaraj Senior Staff Nurse – Al Ain

Prince Joel is a Senior Staff Nurse in Adult Long Term Ventilated Unit at Amana Healthcare – Al Ain. He graduated in 2009 with a degree in Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Rajiv Gandhi University in India. Prior to joining Amana, Prince worked for more than 3 years as an ICU Staff Nurse in one of the private tertiary hospital in India.

Maria Baldris Senior Staff Nurse – Al Ain

Maria is a Senior Staff Nurse at Amana Healthcare – Al Ain. She completed her Nursing degree in 1997 from The General and Vocational College of St. Laurent in Montreal, Canada. Maria has 18 years of pediatric nursing experience and for the last 9 years, she worked as a Pediatric Charge Nurse in a JCIA accredited government hospital in Abu Dhabi.

Sereana Nasova Senior Staff Nurse – Al Ain

Sereana is a Senior Staff Nurse at Amana Healthcare – Al Ain. She obtained her Diploma in General and Obstetric Nursing from Fiji School of Nursing in 1992. Sereana has over 23 years extensive nursing experience having worked as a Pediatric Staff Nurse in Fiji, Palau and in the UAE. For the last 2 years she was working in Amana as a Staff Nurse/Acting Shift in Chargebefore her promotion to a Senior Staff Nurse role.

Alaa Ahmad Alghzawi Senior Staff Nurse – Al Ain

Alaa is a Senior Staff Nurse in the Adult Long Term Ventilated Unit at Amana Healthcare – Al Ain. Alaa qualified in 2007 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Jordan University of Science & Technology in Jordan. He has joined Amana as a Staff Nurse in Nov 2013 and has been in an Acting Senior Staff Nurse role since August 2014. Prior to joining Amana, he was working as a Registered Nurse in JCI accredited tertiary hospitals in Jordan and in UAE.

Ahmed Al Samman Senior Staff Nurse – Al Ain

Ahmad is a Senior Staff Nurse in the Pediatrics Long Term Ventilated Unit at Amana Healthcare – Al Ain. Ahmad qualified in 2008 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Philadelphia University in Jordan and completed his Master’s Degree in Management from Yarmouk University Jordan in 2013. Ahmad has 7 years nursing experience in Pediatric ICU in a JCI accredited hospital in Jordan before joining Amana Healthcare in 2015 as a Staff Nurse. Since then, he has accepted the role as a pediatric shift in charge and acting quality coordinator before being promoted to a senior staff nurse.

Benedict Cruz Infection Prevention and Control Nurse – Al Ain

Benedict is the Infection Prevention and Control Nurse at Amana Healthcare – Al Ain. Benedict graduated in 2006 with a degree in Bachelor of Science in Nursing from University of Santo Tomas in the Philippines and then in April 2018, he obtained his Advanced Diploma in Infection Control from Notting Hill College in Dubai. He started his nursing career in 2006 as a Staff Nurse in ER and Pediatric Ward in a private hospital in the Philippines and then he relocated to Saudi Arabia in 2011 and worked as a PICU Nurse in a military hospital. Benedict joined Amana Healthcare in 2014 as a Staff Nurse in the Pediatrics Unit and in 2016, he was selected as the Acting Infection Prevention and Control Nurse where he has made vital contributions in Amana Healthcare’s Infection Prevention and Control program.

Ines Rosado Tissue Viability Nurse – Al Ain

Ines is the Tissue Viability Nurse at Amana Healthcare – Al Ain. Ines obtained her Nursing degree in 2011 from Escola Superior de Enfermagem S. Francisco das Misericórdias in Portugal. She worked as a Staff Nurse in a private hospital in Portugal for 4 years before moving to the UAE to join Amana Healthcare in 2016 as a Staff Nurse in the Adult Unit and in Feb 2018, she was selected as an Acting Tissue Viability Nurse. Since then she has progressed into her role in developing and maintaining an efficient tissue viability service for the residents, families and the multi-disciplinary team in Amana Healthcare.

Gertruida Van Rooyen Senior Staff Nurse  – Al Ain

Gertruida is a Senior Staff Nurse at Amana Healthcare – Al Ain. Gertruida qualified in 1998 with a Diploma in Nursing & Midwifery from the Nursing College of the Orange Free State in South Africa and then she completed her Diploma in Critical Care Nursing from the University of the Free State, South Africa in 2008. Gertruida has an extensive ICU nursing experience having worked for 14 years; 8 years of which was in a Charge Nurse role in different private hospitals in South Africa. She joined Amana Healthcare in January 2017 as a Staff Nurse in Adult LTVU and was promoted to a Senior Staff Nurse position in April 2018.