Erlanger names new chief nursing executive

” Since her interim visit in June, Rachel has worked relentlessly to listen to and advocate for our staff, and she has actually offered me smart and straightforward counsel,” William Jackson Jr., MD, president and CEO of Erlanger, stated in a news release. “Her expert development within the nursing ranks has shown a desire to attend to obstacles and opportunities from the front lines, and this is demonstrated in her management technique. Rachel is dedicated to helping establish a culture at Erlanger where our people are the first priority.”.

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Kelly Gooch –
Thursday, October 22nd, 2020

Erlanger Health System in Chattanooga, Tenn., has named Rachel Harris, BSN, RN, senior vice president and chief nursing executive, the company said Oct. 22.

Ms. Harris has acted as interim chief nursing executive for Erlanger because Jan Keys, DNP, RN, retired in June..

Ms. Harris previously functioned as assistant chief nursing officer of Erlanger East and North hospitals in Chattanooga.