Story last updated at 1/15/2014 - 2:43 pm
SITKA - The SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium has hired a new Chief Nursing Officer, Brad Langdorf. His official first day was on Monday, Jan. 13.
According to a release from SEARHC, Langdorf's responsibilities will include direct administration of Nursing Services at Mount Edgecumbe Hospital, leading the Nursing Executive Council and consulting on practice, program development, quality management and budget for Mount Edgecumbe Nursing Services. His role is critical to both patient care and patient safety, the release stated.
Langdorf holds a Bachelor Degree in nursing and is currently working on his Master's in health care administration. He has more than 25 years of healthcare experience in not-for-profit and for profit hospitals. In addition, Langdorf served as CNO for more than four years with LifePoint Hospitals in 50-bed and 89-bed hospitals. In his last role as CNO with Lander Regional Hospital in Wyoming, he provided care for the local Native American population and worked with Indian Health Services in the region.
The release stated Langdorf is looking forward to living and working in Sitka.