Pat Samples, BSN, MSN
Pat is a Health Care Executive with a passion for the patient. She brings an expertise in developing compelling tactics to support the strategy and achieve results, locally and in a system; developing relationships, teams and leaders that create a collaborative environment of motivation and commitment, turning the science of adherence into action. She brings a natural propensity to see the big picture and all of its com- ponents while discerning (distinguishing) the value to pa- tient care; balancing it with the business aspect while creat- ing a space for learning and helping others to see their role in the vision.
Pat has 28 years of experience as a nurse with more than 20 years in progressive leadership roles with the most recent five years in executive roles of Associate Chief Nursing Officer, Chief Nursing Officer and Associate Administrator. She received her Masters of Science in Nursing: Leadership in Health Care Systems from Regis University. She brings extensive knowledge of the healthcare industry, including systems thinking and integration, strategic planning, operations/development with results with experience in pediatrics, case management, behavioral health, social work, telemetry, medical, mother/baby and perioperative services.
Pat is an effectual leader with extensive leadership experience. She is a value based influential leader that builds/maintains relationships, creates an inclusive environment with the proven ability to inspire, motivate, lead and develop others creating an environment of trust, courage and integrity. She is a visionary that conveys the art and science of leadership in venturing beyond the obvious.