St. Peter’s Hospital Hires New Nurse Executive
Innovative and Experienced Nurse Leader to Join Hospital as Vice President of Nursing
St. Peter’s Hospital in Helena, Montana, has hired Cheryl Hunt as Vice President of Nursing. A senior nurse executive with more than 25 years of progressive healthcare experience, Hunt will assume her new duties on June 1st.
Prior to accepting the Vice President of Nursing position at St. Peter’s Hospital, Hunt served as Chief Clinical Officer/Chief Nursing Officer at Kindred Hospital Kansas City where she provided clinical leadership for the 167-bed facility. Previously she held leadership positions at Mount Sinai Hospital and Bassett Medical Center in New York, as well as Saint Louis University Hospital in Missouri and the American Heart Association in Texas.
Hunt holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Phoenix, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Maryville University, and a Diploma in Nursing from the Deaconess College of Nursing. She also completed the Certificate Program in Health Care Finance for Nurse Executives through the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) and the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE).
St. Peter’s is a system of healthcare services including a 123-bed acute care hospital, physicians clinics, cancer treatment center, urgent care clinics, home health and hospice care, dialysis center, and ambulance services. The system serves the Helena region and several counties in southwest Montana, with a combined population of approximately 97,000 residents. St. Peter’s mission is to partner with patients, the community, and medical staff to provide exceptional and compassionate healthcare.
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