Sharon K. Thomas, RN, BSN, MBA has joined the leadership team as the new Chief Nursing Officer (CNO), replacing the retiring Pamela Falasco.
Thomas comes to Parma Hospital from St. Vincent Charity Hospital, where she spent 11 years as its CNO.
improved patient, nursing and physician satisfaction scores, reduced Emergency Department diversion time and boosted patient safety metrics.
also served as acting CEO for a period during a medical leave for the administrator.
nursing background, as both a manager and staff and charge nurse, is in critical care.
Thomas has a bachelor of science in nursing from Kent State University and an MBA/master's of Health Care Administration from Cleveland State University.
She has been a clinical instructor in nursing program for both Bryant & Stratton College and ATS Institute of Technology.
Thomas lives in North Olmsted with her
daughter and two sons.
Finally, on the most recent addition of a new Chief Nursing Officer, Deis said: "Sharon
is an experienced nurse executive with a strong reputation for improving the patient experience and employee engagement.