Schneck names Pettit VP and Chief Nursing Officer

Amy Pettit has been named Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer at Schneck Medical Center.

“Amy is a proven leader and we are extremely fortunate to have her wealth of experience, talent, compassion and enthusiasm for nursing,” said Warren Forgey, President/CEO of Schneck. “She is committed to developing, retaining, and recruiting excellent nurses to Schneck, and will continue to deliver the innovative, high quality of care for which Schneck is known.”

Stephanie Furlow, hospital spokesperson, says that Pettit will oversee all nursing departments and their patient care services and operations in her new position. This includes working with physician and hospital leaders and the entire nursing team to enhance clinical performance, quality, safety, and the overall patient experience, said Furlow.

Schneck officials say that Pettit has more than 20 years of healthcare experience and has served in a number of capacities throughout her career at the Seymour hospital.