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Baptist Health Madisonville names new chief nursing officer

Madisonville, KY. (January 15, 2021): Christy Littrell BSN, RN-BC has been named Baptist Health Madisonville’s newest chief nursing officer, replacing Denise Dunn, BSN, RN, CPHQ.

Christy obtained an LPN and later graduated with her RN in 1996 from Southeastern Illinois College. Her first nursing job was with Hardin County General Hospital where she served as an RN/OR & CS Supervisor/Infection Control Nurse from 1995-2004.

She joined Trover Health System in 2006 providing patient care on Orthopedics and Med/Surg units. Christy was named Assistant Director of 4 West in 2007 and was promoted to Director in 2013.Christy Littrell

She earned her BSN in 2015 from Murray State University and is Board-Certified in Medical/Surgical nursing. Christy is currently pursuing her Master of Science in Nursing, Nurse Administrator degree from the University of Alabama.

Most recently, Christy took on a Director role that focused on nursing operations and has been serving as the interim CNO since Dunn’s retirement in December of 2020. During her tenure, Christy has received a Nursing Excellence Award for Nurse Leader and received a KHA Quality Award for the 406 Project.

Christy’s goals are to continue building strong relationships between nursing and medical providers while improving satisfaction and engagement among nursing staff.

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