Rockdale Medical Center recently named Deborah Almauhy, RN, CRRN, PhD, JD, as the hospital's new Chief Nursing Officer.
Almauhy brings to RMC extensive academic, clinical, and leadership experience. She has had a collateral career in nursing in the civilian sector, while serving 25 years as a Captain in the U.S. Navy Reserves.
Prior to her position in nursing administration, most of Almauhy’s career was as a director in urban emergency, trauma, and burn centers, including Grady Memorial Hospital. As a nurse administrator, she has served as Vice President of Clinical Operations and CNO at The Shepherd Center in Atlanta and CNO for Oconee Regional Medical Center.
Almauhy also holds a PhD in Higher Education and Curriculum Development and a Juris Doctorate degree.
She oversees 460 personnel at RMC, 454 of whom are nurses.
“I am pleased to have Dr. Almauhy as a member of our executive team, bringing more than two decades of diverse experience to our community,” said Deborah Armstrong, Rockdale Medical Center CEO.
Rockdale Medical Center is a 138-bed acute care hospital purchased by LifePoint Hospitals in 2009. Services and programs include The Birth Place, a neo-natal intensive care unit being expanded, the da Vinci surgical robot, an outpatient services center, and the Women's Diagnostic center.