Maria is currently the Chief Nursing Officer at La Paz Regional Hospital where she has been employed for over 30 years; she has held the position of CNO since 2016. La Paz Regional Hospital is a Critical Access Hospital in Parker, Arizona where Maria grew up and has lived most of her life. She has over 17 years of nursing leadership experience the majority in Emergency Department as the Emergency Services Nursing Director but has worked in every nursing department in the organization. Her passion is to deliver quality healthcare services to La Paz County and promote preventative services.
Recovery and resiliency: Lessons Learned from a clinical perspective
Wednesday, Oct. 19 │ 3 p.m. Clinical Panel Discussion
Clinical leaders worked tirelessly during the pandemic to assure quality patient care while supporting staff. In this interactive session, we will discuss the role of the Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) and the lessons learned. Hear from others about their experiences with the development and implementation of crisis standards of care plans. Plan to share your insights on the healthcare workforce from pipeline to resiliency and retention.