Amy Whipple, MSN, RN, NE-BC has been named associate chief nursing officer of Parkridge Valley Adult & Senior Campus.
Ms. Whipple has over 20 years of clinical and managerial experience in behavioral health services. She joins Parkridge Valley from St.
Mary’s Good Samaritan Hospital in Centralia, Ill., where she most recently served as the director of behavioral health services. Highlights of her 21 years at St. Mary’s include monitoring and improving patient satisfaction and safety initiatives, implementing regulatory standards, as well as assisting in implementing and updating therapy practices and programs.
“We are pleased to welcome Amy as the newest member of the Parkridge Valley administrative team,” said Deborah Deal, Chief Nursing Executive of Parkridge Health System. “Our patients and staff alike will benefit greatly from Amy’s management skills, experience in behavioral health services, and commitment to continually improving the quality care provided at Parkridge Valley Adult & Senior Campus.”
“I am excited to work with the outstanding team at Parkridge Valley,” said Ms. Whipple. “I look forward to the opportunity to serve the Chattanooga and surrounding communities.”
Ms. Whipple earned her Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Nursing from McKendree University in Lebanon, Ill. She is an ANCC Board Certified Nurse Executive and a member of the American Psychiatric Nurse Association.
For more information about Parkridge Valley, call (423) 622-6848.