MIDDLETOWN, NY (June 6, 2023) - Garnet Health Medical Center is pleased to announce that Sara Sargente, RN, BSN, OCN, has been promoted to nursing director of the Oncology 2 North/Medical Surgery Unit. In this role, she will plan and coordinate the clinical care and nursing personnel for the oncology/medical surgery floor, ensuring all patients receive high-quality care.

Sargente has been with Garnet Health since 2005 as a registered oncology nurse. Most recently, she served as the Head and Neck/GI Cancer navigator. She also started Garnet Health’s bloodless program in 2016.

Sargente has earned multiple nursing awards, including the Extraordinary Healer Award, two Employee of the Month awards and the Association of Oncology Nursing Excellence in Navigation Award. She was also a Hudson Valley Excellence in Nursing Finalist.

She obtained her RN from Northampton Community College and her BSN from Chamberlain University, where she’s currently earning her MSN executive specialty degree.

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About Garnet Health 

Garnet Health is a New York State, not-for-profit corporation headquartered in Middletown, New York, approximately 60 miles northwest of New York City. It is the corporate parent of Garnet Health Medical Center, Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills, Garnet Health Doctors, Garnet Health Urgent Care, Garnet Health Foundation and Garnet Health Foundation – Catskills. Garnet Health is dedicated to developing specialty services, medical programs and needed healthcare services that allow residents to remain close to home to receive quality care.

Providing healthcare to approximately 500,000 residents in Orange, Sullivan and Ulster counties, Garnet Health was designed to improve the quality, stability and efficiency of healthcare services in the mid-Hudson and Catskills region. Garnet Health provides the services of more than 4,000 employed professionals and over 850 medical staff members. An academic affiliate of the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine, Garnet Health retains compassionate professionals who continually strive toward the hospital’s mission to improve the health of our community by providing exceptional healthcare. To learn more about Garnet Health, visit