Phone: (843) 414-5087

Janet L. Byrne MSN, RN, NE-BC

Senior Clinical Consultant

Janet L. Byrne MSN, RN, NE-BC, brings significant clinical nursing experience to Saxton & Stump. Janet has almost 25 years of experience working in multiple facets as a nurse. At different times in her career, she has served as a medical-surgical, emergency department, and an ICU burn center nurse; a Clinical Nurse Educator in a medical intensive care unit, an adjust faculty member the College of Nursing at the Medical University of South Carolina; and as a Nurse Manager in a medical intensive care unit.

Janet serves as a Senior Clinical Consultant for Saxton & Stump. Utilizing her vast amount of experience, Janet supports the litigation team by reviewing medical cases and records and providing expert counsel.

Janet began her career at the Presbyterian Hospital in Charlotte, North Carolina. She worked both as a medical-surgical staff nurse and an emergency department nurse in a Level II trauma center. She then moved to the Medical University of South Carolina where she worked as an intensive care unit nurse in the burn center. She later transitioned into the role of clinical nurse educator for the Medical Intensive Care Unit. Janet taught as an adjunct faculty member for the Master of Nursing online program at the Medical University of South Carolina. She currently serves as a nurse manager for the medical intensive care unit.

As a celebrated medical professional, Janet has achieved and sustained multiple patient safety standards including zero CABSI, zero CAUTI, and zero pressure ulcer injury for significant, extended periods of time. She received the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses Beacon Award for nursing quality excellence and has received Quality Leader of the Quarter three years in a row.

Janet is a national and local chapter member of the American Association of Critical Care Nurses. She is also ANCC Nurse Executive Board Certified and certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Basic Life Support through the American Heart Association.


Medical University of South Carolina, MSN, 2005

McMaster University, BS Nursing, 1995


Nurse Executive Board Certified

Advanced Cardiac Life Support, American Heart Association

Basic Life Support, American Heart Association


American Association of Critical Care Nurses – National and Local Chapter


Quality Leader of the Quarter Award – 2015, 2016, 2017

Palmetto Gold Award – 2013

AACN Circle of Excellence Award – 2013

People Leader of the Quarter – 2009

South Carolina League for Nursing Award of Excellence – 2007

Sigma Theta Tau Founder’s Award – 2004

Nurse of the Year Award, Medical University of South Carolina – 2002, 2000



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