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CPH Welcomes New Chief Nursing Officer - Archived
Date
11/18/2014
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Central Peninsula Hospital is proud to announce the addition of Karen A. Scoggins, MSN, MBA, RN as the new Chief Nursing Officer(CNO) for Central Peninsula Hospital.

Scoggins has more than 25 years of health care experience and is a strong leader who will oversee all aspects of the nursing program at CPH. Scoggins comes to CPH from Portsmouth Regional Hospital in Portsmouth, New Hampshire where she was the CNO for the 200 bed hospital. She was responsible for operation oversight of Inpatient Nursing, Emergency Services, Behavioral Health and Cardiovascular services.

“We are excited to welcome Karen to CPH,” said Rick Davis, CEO of Central Peninsula Hospital. “Karen has an established record of building strong teams who work together to provide quality care and an enhanced patient experience. Her depth of knowledge and commitment to patient quality and satisfaction make her an excellent fit in our Planetree hospital environment.”

“I am excited to have an opportunity to contribute to an excellent hospital where patient centered care is the hallmark for the nursing staff. My husband and I are excited to be back in Alaska where we can resume a life of hunting, fishing, riding snowmachines and enjoying the outdoors,” said Scoggins.

Karen earned her Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Nursing as well as a Master’s Degree in Business Administration, all from the University of New Hampshire. In addition, she holds certifications in Nurse Executive – Board Certified (NE‐BC) and Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS). Karen began working at CPH on November 10th.