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B.E. Smith Assists Baylor University Medical Center in Finding its Next CNO

May 15, 2019

Baylor University Medical Center selects passionate nursing executive to sustain its Magnet status and commitment to excellence.

In order to find the next driving force behind Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas’s clinical operations, the organization sought a calming, seasoned leader. The organization worked with B.E. Smith to find its ideal leader and, after a series of strong interviews, selected Karla Ramberger, DNP as Chief Nursing Officer.

Karla started her new role as Chief Nursing Officer on April 29, where she will lead and support the organization in continuing to build a nursing environment high in collaboration and excellence in clinical care, education, and research. 

“I’m honored to join the Baylor University Medical Center nursing team,” Karla said. “It’s exciting to be a member of a four-time Magnet designated nursing team that has a foundation of innovation and excellence.”

Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas is a nationally recognized, not-for-profit hospital that cares for more than 300,000 people each year and serves as the flagship hospital in the North Texas region of Baylor Scott & White Health.

Karla brings nearly 25 years of nursing leadership to the role with a DNP from Rush University, using compassion and a commitment to excellence to progress the organization.

Founded in 1978, B.E. Smith is the trusted partner in Interim Leadership and Executive Search solutions for organizations and healthcare professionals across the healthcare continuum. Exclusive to the healthcare industry, our personalized placement methodology best matches professionals to organizations enabling them to improve clinical, financial, and operational performance. Since 2000, B.E. Smith has supported more than 6,000 leaders advance their careers.

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