Lakeview Regional Medical Center announces Shaun Armontrout, MSN, RN will join the Senior Management Team as Chief Nursing Officer (CNO). A seasoned healthcare executive with more than 13 years of experience within Hospital Corporation of America (Lakeview Regional Medical Center’s parent company), Armontrout will assume her new duties on June 23, 2014.

In this position, Armontrout will drive operating efficiencies and increase patient satisfaction, while also developing strong partnerships between the nursing staff and physicians. “Shaun is a leader who brings a proven record of accomplishment and innovation to each cornerstone of a healthy hospital – quality care, physician relations, employee and patient satisfaction, community service, and financial stewardship,” states Bret Kolman, Lakeview Regional Chief Executive Officer. “We are excited to have someone with Shaun’s experience, wealth of knowledge and education join our team; and under her direction, Lakeview will continue to provide the best in quality of care and service for all whom we serve in an environment of compassion and respect.”

Previously, Armontrout was with HCA Las Colinas Medical Center in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, where she served for 13 years in various roles including Associate Chief Nursing Officer. In 2013, she joined the CNO development program and moved to HCA Northwest Medical Center in Margate, Florida, where she also served as Associate Chief Nursing Officer.

Armontrout obtained her Masters of Science in Nursing from Texas Women’s University where she graduated with honors and her Bachelors of Nursing at the University of Colorado. Shaun is the mother of three children, Cassie, Robert and Grace. Grace is fifteen and will be a sophomore in high school in the St Tammany area.