Michelle Stroud Named Chief Nursing Officer of HealthSouth Nittany Valley
PLEASANT GAP, Pa. – Michelle Stroud, RN, BSN, has been named chief nursing officer (CNO) of HealthSouth Nittany Valley Rehabilitation Hospital, an inpatient physical rehabilitation hospital that serves patients recovering from conditions such as stroke and other neurological disorders, cardiac and pulmonary conditions, brain and spinal cord injuries, complex orthopedic conditions and amputations. In her position as CNO, she oversees the quality of nursing care, treatment and services to ensure optimal service and superior outcomes.
Michelle has more than 20 years of professional experience in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Prior to being named CNO of the HealthSouth Nittany Valley, Michelle held positions including director of nursing at an inpatient psychiatric hospital, clinical head nurse and office manager of an outpatient clinic and most recently outpatient services director of a regional health system.
“We’re very impressed with Michelle’s diverse range of clinical and leadership experience,” says HealthSouth Nittany Valley CEO Susan Hartman. “She is an excellent fit for our hospital and we are excited for her to lead our nursing team.”
Michelle holds an associate’s degree in nursing from Mount Aloysius College, a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Pennsylvania State University and a school nurse certificate from Saint Francis University.
About HealthSouth Nittany Valley Rehabilitation Hospital
HealthSouth Nittany Valley Rehabilitation Hospital is a 73-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital that offers comprehensive inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services. Serving patients throughout the Centre region and five surrounding counties, the hospital is located at 550 W. College Ave. in Pleasant Gap, and on the Web at www.nittanyvalleyrehab.com. Outpatient Clinics are located in Pleasant Gap and Lewistown.
HealthSouth is one of the nation’s largest providers of post-acute healthcare services, offering both facility-based and home-based post-acute services in 33 states and Puerto Rico through its network of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, home health agencies, and hospice agencies. HealthSouth can be found on the Web at www.healthsouth.com.
Source: HealthSouth Nittany Valley Rehabilitation Hospital