Pam Craig, RN, BSN, Brownwood Regional Medical Center
Pam Craig, RN, BSN, serves as the Chief Nursing Officer for Brownwood Regional Medical Center, a 196-bed acute care facility in Brownwood, Texas.
specializes in analysis and development of nursing systems, with a special focus on integration of the nursing process at all levels of service, including administration.
She has been devoted to nursing for 26 years, beginning as a staff nurse in various clinical settings, including medical/surgical, psychiatry, and women's services.
Early in her
developed an interest in the efficient organization of nursing services, with an emphasis on both patient outcomes and nursing satisfaction.
Her interest and skills in these areas were further developed in a community health center setting where she worked as a health educator and eventually advanced to become assistant director.
She then further enhanced her skills in the area of quality management when she returned to the hospital setting just prior to becoming the chief nursing officer for BRMC.
She is the President-Elect for the Texas Organization of Nurse Executives and a member of the American Organization of Nurse Executives and the Texas Nurses Association.
She was a contributing author to Nursing Assessment, Plan of Care, and Patient Education: The Foundation of Patient Care, published by HCPro; and to the article "Keeping kids safe: One facility's approach to pediatric security" which appeared in the January 2008 issue of HCPro's Briefings on Patient Safety.
was also a contributor to the Texas Hospital Association's
Safety First: How Texas Hospital
Are Creating a Culture of Safety with emphasis on Staff Staffing.
has been published in the Community Health System Nursing Notes for her
contribution with the Charge Nurse Redesign Project.
In 2010, Pam
was awarded the Community Health System (CHS) Outstanding Achievement in Leadership Award.