Senior Vice President, Chief Nurse Executive Kate Bechtold joined the MultiCare Health System in 2011.
Prior to joining MultiCare, she served as Chief Nursing Officer and Vice President for Patient Care at Colorado hospital facilities in the Centura Health Systems.
is committed to ensuring patient safety and quality care through transformational leadership, shared governance, and empowerment of nurses.
Kate received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from the University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming, and a Masters in Health Administration from the University of Denver.
She serves on the board of directors of the Regional Hospital, Metropolitan Development Council, and on the Advisory Board to the School of Nursing at Pacific Lutheran University.