When Cheryl Holsworth was preparing to move back to the San Diego region after a hiatus in Michigan, her former boss at Sharp Coronado Hospital had a word of advice.
She recommended Holsworth look into the possibility of taking a position overseeing the nursing staff with Sharp Memorial Hospital’s bariatric surgery division. Bariatrics is the medical term for weight-loss surgery.
“She said ‘Cheryl, I think this is a specialty that would be a good fit for you because of the way you are very compassionate with your patients and very sensitive,” said Holsworth, a senior nursing specialist.
“I took the position about 10 years ago, and I just have thoroughly enjoyed it,”...