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Amy Pettit Named Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer at Schneck Medical Center
May 20, 2016
Amy Pettit, DNP, RN, NE-BC, CBBSS, has been named Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer for Schneck Medical Center. As a Magnet-designated hospital in recognition of its excellence in nursing, Schneck is committed to the highest standard of nursing care, a standard Pettit has spent her career advancing and nurturing.
 
“Amy is a proven leader and we are extremely fortunate to have her wealth of experience, talent, compassion and enthusiasm for nursing,” said Warren Forgey, President/CEO of Schneck.  “She is committed to developing, retaining, and recruiting excellent nurses to Schneck, and will continue to deliver the innovative, high quality of care for which Schneck is known.”
 
In her new role, Pettit will oversee all nursing departments and their patient care services and operations, including working with physician and hospital leaders and the entire nursing team to enhance clinical performance, quality, safety, and the overall patient experience.
 
With more than 20 years of healthcare experience, Pettit has held a diverse range of leadership roles throughout her career at Schneck. During her tenure, she has held the positions of director of Nursing Excellence and Innovation, the Pain Center, Emergency Services, Women and Children Services, and Inpatient Surgical Services.
 
In addition, Pettit is committed to the advancement of the nursing practice serving on the Indiana Organization of Nurse Executives, American Nurses Association, Indiana State Nurses Association, American Society for Quality, and Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society.
 
She earned her BSN from IUPUI Indianapolis and her MSN and DNP from the University of Southern Indiana.
 
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