Tracee Hendershott Appointed to NLI Board of Directors as Region 3 Representative
Posted 6 months ago
Following the resignation of Amy Gilbert, MSN, RN, as the Region 3 Representative on the board of directors, in accordance with NLI bylaws, the board appointed Tracee Hendershott, MHA, BSN, RN, NEA-BC, to fill the unexpired term, which lasts through December 2023. She will then be eligible to seek election for another term.
Tracee Hendershott joined HCA West Valley Medical Center in 2017 as the Chief Nursing Officer. She is board certified as a Nurse Executive and is a transformational leader, providing strategic direction for nursing services throughout the organization. She is responsible for overseeing quality, patient safety, and adherence to regulatory standards, and all nursing functions. She leads the organizations patient experience initiative and is passionate about experience for patients, employees and providers.
Prior to joining West Valley, Hendershott served at Rose Medical Center in Denver, also owned and operated by West Valley’s parent company, HCA Healthcare. Hendershott is a registered nurse with over 28 years of healthcare experience. She is currently a member of the American Association of Nurse Leaders and the Nurse Leaders of Idaho. Hendershott is a graduate of the HCA Continental Division’s Nurse Leadership Development Program. Prior to her position as Associate Chief Nursing Officer at Rose Medical Center, Hendershott served as a labor and delivery nurse leader and director of Women’s and Children’s Services. She earned her Bachelor of Science in nursing from the University of Northern Colorado and a Master of Health Administration from Webster University’s Denver campus.
NLI President, Kevin McEwan, DNP, RN, Chief Nursing Officer at Madison Memorial Hospital in Rexburg, welcomed Tracee to the Board and said that "Nursing in a state like Idaho is lucky to be so well connected that when there is a resignation on the board, there are many qualified people who are willing to step-up and take on the tasks. Tracee has been engaged with NLI over the years and we look forward to her knowledge and contributions to the board in the future."
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