Saint Francis Healthcare System announces Stephanie La Pierre, MBA, BSN, RN, CSSBB (ASQ), CPHQ, has been appointed to the newly combined role of Chief Nursing-Clinical Officer.
La Pierre has served the Healthcare System as Chief Performance Improvement Officer since 2015. Her knowledge and expertise have led to best-in-class outcomes for quality and safety.
In her new role, La Pierre is responsible for the standards of patient care and nursing practice and performance improvement throughout the Healthcare System. She provides administrative management over Surgical Services, Maternal Child Health and Medical/Surgical Services, Critical Care Services, Emergency and Trauma Services, Quality and Performance Improvement, Pharmacy Services and Training and Development.
La Pierre has more than 20 years of combined nursing and executive-level experience. As a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, she also leads projects to advance patient care.
As a Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Air Force, La Pierre has served our country for nearly 24 years