RUTLAND, VT – The VNA & Hospice of the Southwest Region (VNAHSR) has named Nicole L. Moran, MSN, BA, RN as Chief Clinical Operations Officer. She will have system-level responsibility for organizing, planning, directing, and evaluating all clinical services and care delivery models. This includes home health care and hospice and palliative care services. She will play a key role in the agency’s efforts to build an engaged, collaborative culture for nurses and interdisciplinary care teams.
Nicole was previously the Director of Hospice & Palliative Care Services for the VNA & Hospice of the Southwest Region.
A graduate of Castleton University in 2004 Nicole began her nursing career at Rutland Regional Medical Center and worked at VNAHSR as a Hospice RN from 2006 to 2007. After receiving her master’s degree in nursing from Sacred Heart University, Nicole returned to the VNAHSR in 2015 in her current role.
An advocate for the health of the community, Nicole is a core member of the Rutland Community Collaborative working with health care partners to improve the overall health of the community. Nicole is a member of the National Hospice & Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO), the Rutland City Rotary Club and serves as a board member for Girls on the Run Vermont. Nicole was also recognized as one of Vermont Business Magazine’s Class of 2018 Rising Stars.
About the VNA & Hospice of the Southwest Region
Founded in Rutland, Vermont, the VNAHSR has grown to include locations throughout Bennington and Rutland Counties. VNAHSR is a non-profit, Medicare-certified home health and hospice agency delivering a wide range of advanced medical care with compassion, dependability, and expertise to people of all ages.
With office locations in Bennington, Dorset, Manchester, and Rutland, we have over 300 trusted health professionals and caregivers committed to providing exceptional care to patients and families.
Proud of our national reputation for quality care, VNAHSR is highly rated for Quality of Patient Care and Patient Satisfaction from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and is recognized as one of the nation’s top performing home health agencies by HomeCare Elite, a market-leading review that identifies top Medicare-certified agencies.