Henderson, Nev. – Cathleen Hamel has been selected as Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican’s chief nursing executive, providing oversight of the nursing staff functions at three southern Nevada hospitals. Hamel was a nurse executive for the past 14 years in Arkansas and upstate New York. Hamel also has more than 20 years of experience in operating room and surgical services.
In addition to a master’s degree in nursing administration and education from Sage Graduate School, Hamel holds a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Russell Sage College. Hamel is also in the process of completing a doctoral degree in nursing leadership and education from Sage Graduate School and is a member of the American Nurses Association, the American College of Healthcare Executives and American Organization of Nurse Executives.
“Cathy is a very accomplished nurse, teacher, leader, and mentor, and we at St. Rose feel she is the perfect fit for this position,” said Brian Brannman, senior vice president of operations for Dignity Health Nevada. “We are so pleased that she is onboard.”
About Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican
As the community’s only not-for-profit, religiously sponsored hospital system, Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican has been guided by the vision and core values of the Adrian Dominican Sisters for more than 65 years. As the Henderson and Las Vegas communities grow, the three St. Rose Dominican hospitals (the Rose de Lima, Siena and San Martín Campuses) and more than 3,400 employees will continue the Sisters’ mission of serving people in need. St. Rose Dominican is a member of the 21-state Dignity Health network of nearly 11,000 physicians, 56,000 employees, and more than 300 care centers, including hospitals, urgent and occupational care, imaging centers, home health, and primary care clinics. For more information, visit our website at www.strosehospitals.org or follow us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube or our Blog.