EvergreenHealth Monroe recently welcomed Brenda West as chief nursing officer (CNO) to the Sky Valley-based hospital. In her new role, West joins EvergreenHealth Monroe’s executive leadership team, bringing more than 25 years of clinical leadership experience to help advance the organization’s commitment to expanding access to quality care for patients and families across Snohomish County.
West is an accomplished clinician with a background in leading teams within organizations in both the public and private sector.
“We are eager to welcome Brenda to EvergreenHealth Monroe, where we know her decades of experience, coupled with her expertise in lean management principles, will help support our pursuit of constant improvement to enhance patient satisfaction and health outcomes,” said Renée Jensen, chief administrative officer at EvergreenHealth Monroe.
Most recently, West served as chief clinical officer at Prestige Care, a senior living and post-acute care organization in the western U.S. Prior to her role at Prestige, she spent six years as chief clinical officer at Summit Pacific Medical Center in Elma, and has also worked as a discharge planning and utilization review manager at Southwest Washington Medical Center.
She holds bachelor’s degrees in nursing and health education, as well as master’s degrees in nursing and business administration. West also served as a Regional Lean Six Sigma Black Belt trainer for seven years, and incorporates Lean principles into her process improvement plans and strategic initiatives.
Learn more about EvergreenHealth Monroe at www.evergreenhealthmonroe.com.