Southern Hills Hospital welcomes Amy Hoban Russell as its new Chief Nursing Officer (CNO), effective March 21.

“Amy Hoban Russell’s knowledge and experience provide the perfect foundation for our future at Southern Hills Hospital,” said Adam Rudd, Southern Hills Hospital Chief Executive Officer (CEO). “Amy will be a tremendous asset to our team, as we continue to deliver the best care to our community.”

“I am incredibly honored to join the Southern Hills Hospital team and return to the Las Vegas market,” said Amy Hoban Russell, Southern Hills Hospital Chief Nursing Officer. “I am inspired by our nursing staff’s talent, compassion and dedication, and believe that the potential in taking our patient-focused care to the next level is a remarkable opportunity.”

Russell served most recently as the Chief Nursing Officer at Heart Hospital of Austin (TX). As the CNO, Russell had executive oversight for all nursing and surgical operations with more than 670 open heart surgeries annually. Russell increased patient experience scores to the 98th percentile in its emergency department and the 97th percentile for in-patient satisfaction scores. Prior to Heart Hospital of Austin, Russell served as associate CNO at St. David’s Medical Center (Austin, TX) after numerous nursing leadership positions at Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center in Las Vegas.

Russell holds a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) from Walden University and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from the University of Illinois, Chicago. Russell’s experience also includes vast stroke-related research and several published articles on stroke treatment.

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About Southern Hills Hospital & Medical Center

Two-time Best Hospital winner Southern Hills Hospital & Medical Center provides the communities of southwest Las Vegas with emergency and pediatric emergency services with two ER locations, a behavioral health program, an accredited Chest Pain Center, a Certified Primary Stroke Center, a dedicated orthopedic and spine unit, OB-GYN, Level II NICU, diagnostic imaging, oncology and surgical services. Utilizing advanced digital technology and an accomplished medical staff, Southern Hills Hospital’s advanced care and superior service make for better outcomes and an exceptional patient experience.

Southern Hills Hospital continues to expand its services with the construction of an 80-bed psychiatric facility that will treat adolescents through adults, expected to open in 2018. In 2017, Southern Hills Hospital added a Graduate Medical Education (GME) Residency program that includes Family Medicine, Transitional Year and, in the future, Psychiatry under the Sunrise Health GME Consortium. In 2016, Southern Hills Hospital opened a second emergency room called ER at The Lakes, a full service emergency room that is just four miles north of the main hospital campus, and was the first of its kind in Nevada. The hospital is a member of the respected Sunrise Health System consisting of Sunrise Hospital, Sunrise Children’s Hospital, MountainView Hospital and several surgery and diagnostic imaging centers offering a complete range of specialized and technologically advanced services.

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9300 W. Sunset Rd.
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