Sierra View District Hospital Hires Two New Vice Presidents to Lead Patient Care

Lenexa, KS (PRWEB) January 21, 2014

After conducting a nationwide executive search led by healthcare leadership solutions firm B. E. Smith, Sierra View District Hospital in Porterville, Calif., has hired Jeffery Hudson as vice president, patient care services and Vonnie Nunes as vice president, quality and regulatory affairs. Both seasoned healthcare executives, Hudson and Nunes assumed their new duties at Sierra View District Hospital on January 20.

We are excited to find not one, but two experienced healthcare professionals with successful track records in both clinical and operational leadership roles, said Donna Hefner, CEO for Sierra View District Hospital. Jeff and Vonnie bring a strong focus and dedication to providing high-quality patient care, and are committed to gaining staff and community trust at Sierra View District Hospital.”

Formerly, Hudson held the role of chief operating officer for Kaiser Permanente Walnut Creek Medical Center in Walnut Creek, Calif., providing leadership for both patient care and support services for the 233 bed facility. He is an adjunct professor for Chamberlain College, School of Nursing in St. Louis, Mo., where he leads a collaborative healthcare management and leadership course. He also served as chief nursing officer for Shands at Lake Shore Hospital, Lake City, Fla., where he began the hospital’s journey to Magnet

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