Chief nursing officer at Park Ridge Health earns distinguished nursing certification

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From Park Ridge Health

Hendersonville, N.C. (October 10, 2012) – Craig Lindsey, R.N., M.B.A., M.H.A., C.E.N.P., Vice President of Clinical Services and Chief Nursing Officer at Park Ridge Health, has earned the designation of Certified in Executive Nursing Practice (C.E.N.P.) through the American Organization of Nurse Executives. This credential recognizes some of the most outstanding executive nurse leaders in the country.

Lindsey has served as Vice President of Clinical Services at Park Ridge Health since 2008. His diverse background in the field of health care includes experience as a staff nurse, unit manager, clinical services director and legal nurse consultant. Lindsey also served as project director for the implementation of computerized physician order entry and electronic health records across Adventist Health System hospitals and facilities.

To be recognized as Certified in Executive Nursing Practice, applicants must demonstrate sufficient work experience and education, as well as pass an exam covering the areas of communication & relationship building; knowledge of the health care environment; leadership; professionalism; business skills; and information management & technology.

About Park Ridge Health:
Park Ridge Health was built by Henderson County residents, and more than 100 years later is a beloved piece of our growing community’s health care network, providing quality, compassionate care in a Christian environment. In 1986, Park Ridge Health partnered with Adventist Health System, joining a family of 43 exceptional not-for-profit community hospitals across the country. Leading the way in many medical firsts for the region – including state-of-the-art surgery suites, a boutique baby delivery experience and North Carolina’s first 64-slice CT scanner in 2006 – Park Ridge Health provides personalized care throughout the region, offering a dedicated network of more than 100 primary care and specialty physicians and providers, nationally awarded cancer services, full-service orthopedic care and the only accredited hyperbaric medicine facility in Western North Carolina. For more information about Park Ridge Health or to find a physician, please visit www.parkridgehealth.org or call 855.PRH.LIFE (855.774.5433).


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