Please join me in welcoming Denise Lucas to Pardee Hospital as Vice President of Clinical Services/Chief Nursing Officer (CNO). Denise joins us from Pennsylvania where she served as Vice President of Patient Services/CNO at Dubois Regional Medical Center for over 22 years. More recently, she has been working at Providence Hospitals/St. Augustine Sisters of Charity Health System in Columbia, SC serving in a leadership consulting capacity for their clinical departments. She holds a MSN from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and has her NEA-BC (Nursing Executive Advanced, Board Certified) certification through the American Nurse Credentialing Center.
Denise brings with her the experience and vision to inspire and lead our nursing and clinical services while developing strong, effective partnerships with physicians, staff and leaders. She will continue our focus on patient satisfaction and safety through building effective collaborations and creative measures to achieve the strategic goals set forth by the organization. Her energy and commitment will no doubt advance the quality of our patient care and contribute to the continuing success of Pardee Hospital.