Melinda DeAngelis Hartley, DNP, MBA, RN, NE-BC
Vice President, Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing Officer
Dr. Hartley joined Houston Healthcare as the Director of Critical Care Nursing in February 2007. She was promoted to Assistant Chief Nurse Executive in 2008. Dr. Hartley was selected as the VP of Patient Care/Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) in February 2009. As CNO, Dr. Hartley provides the overall patient care leadership for Houston Healthcare.
She served as a US Naval Officer and worked at St. Joseph's/Candler Hospital. Her experience includes working as a training officer, staff nurse, pulmonary nurse, clinician, manager, and director. Dr. Hartley is a Board Certified Nurse Executive (ANCC). She is doctoral prepared nurse from Medical College of Georgia, and was inducted into the nurses honor society (Sigma Theta Tau). Dr. Hartley serves as past president of the Central Georgia chapter of the Georgia Organization of Nurse Leaders, and is a member of the Georgia Nurses Association.