Myrtle Beach, SC–Ty Grissett, RN, BA, FCN has been named the Director of Community Development for Careteam+. In her new position, Grissett, who formerly held the position of Chief Programs Officer, will be responsible for developing and promoting community relationships.
“Ty will do a fantastic job working with local businesses and organizations,” said Johanna Haynes, CEO of Careteam+ “Her knowledge of the communities we serve, her commitment to Careteam+, and her experience make her perfect for the position,” she said.
A graduate of Coastal Carolina University and Horry Georgetown Technical College, Grissett has extensive experience in coalition building, community development, collaborative solutions, and collective impact. Prior to joining Careteam+, she worked with the Susan G. Komen Foundation of the Lowcountry, Smoke Free Horry and Shared Care, Inc. In 2009, Grissett was named a Top 12 International Grantee by the Johnson and Johnson Community Healthcare Program.
“I’m looking forward to getting back into the community and building relationships for Careteam+ while providing assistance to the medically underserved and/or uninsured. One of my primary goals is to make sure that everyone understands that Careteam+ accepts most insurances and offers a cash price and sliding fee scale for those who have no insurance,” Grissett said.
“Our move to our new facility off Singleton Ridge Road in Conway, in February, 2017, will allow us to broaden our reach and serve even more patients in need of a medical home,” she continued.
Careteam+ is a non-profit 501(c) 3 established in 1993 to serve the medical needs of the Horry, Georgetown, and Williamsburg communities by empowering those impacted by chronic diseases through prevention, education, treatment and support.
As a primary care provider, Careteam+ provides medical treatment to both adults and children, and continues to provide care to patients with chronic diseases such as Arthritis, Asthma, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Obesity and infectious diseases that include Hepatitis, HIV and STDs.
For more information on Careteam+ visit them online at https://careteamplus.org or call 843-236-9000.