Lane welcomes new chief nursing officer _lowres

Staci Sullivan

Staci Sullivan has been named chief nursing officer for Lane Regional Medical Center.

Sullivan, who has more than 14 years of professional health care experience, will oversee all aspects of nursing care, including patient satisfaction, quality assurance, staffing and physician relations, a news release said.

Prior to this position, she was vice president of Infant and Pediatric Services at Woman’s Hospital.

Sullivan received a Bachelor of Science in nursing and Master of Science in psychosocial nursing from Southeastern Louisiana University. She holds an advanced practice nursing license in adult psychiatric and mental health nursing and is a member of the American Nurses Association and the Louisiana Organization of Nurse Executives.

She is certified by the National Certification Corporation for neonatal intensive care nursing, the American Nurses Credentialing Center in adult mental health nursing as a clinical nurse specialist and board-certified as an advanced nurse executive.

Sullivan is a 2010 graduate of the Louisiana Leadership and 2009 graduate of the Baton Rouge Area Chamber Leadership programs and was recognized by the Louisiana State Nurses Association as Mentor of the Year in 2006.

“Over the years my family has experienced Lane from a patient perspective and has seen first-hand its commitment to family-centered care,” Sullivan said. “To be able to practice in my own community and support a staff focused on family is a dream come true.”

A native of Baton Rouge, Sullivan and her husband, Jay, live in Zachary with their sons, Brandon, 21, and Sean, 10. She attends Galilee Baptist Church, where she ministers to girls as a Truth in Training Awana team leader and is a member of its missions committee.