August 10, 2015 – Executive recruiters Whitman Partners, Inc. has placed Anna Kiger as system chief nursing officer of Sutter Health. The position has authority and responsibility for the systemwide practice of nursing, the development of nursing services, and the evaluation and implementation of clinical programs across the continuum of care.
Ms. Kiger is a dedicated nurse leader with over 25 years of experience, most recently serving as the system chief nurse officer and vice president of patient care services for Tenet Health Care in Dallas, TX.
The search was conducted by Greg Masson, partner and CNO team leader at Whitman Partners, and assisted by Tyler Leonard, executive recruiter. Mr. Masson has worked in the search industry since 2004, completing a variety of assignments, including senior level executive and management positions. Mr. Leonard is responsible for candidate recruitment and client development.
Sutter Health is a not-for-profit health system comprised of more than 50,000 doctors, employees and volunteers, with revenues exceeding $11 billion. Sutter Health affiliated doctors and hospitals serve more than 100 communities in Northern California including Greater Sacramento Valley, Marin County, San Francisco Bay Area, Central Valley, Sierra foothills and Santa Cruz.
With over 30 years of combined healthcare recruitment experience, Whitman Partners has been recognized as a top placement resource for hospitals and surgery centers of all sizes throughout the U.S. At any given time, Whitman Partners is actively working on 250-plus director of surgical services positions and 120-plus CNO vacancies. The firm recently recruited senior roles for Castle Rock Adventist Hospital, Oklahoma University Medical Center, BridgePoint Hospital Hadley Campus, Big Sky Surgery Center and Arrowhead Regional Medical Center.
Contributed by Dale M. Zupsansky, Managing Editor, Hunt Scanlon Media