Richard Appointed Director of Nursing for Saint Francis

KimberleeRichard_MHA_MSN_RN(Hartford, Conn. November 23, 2015) - Kimberlee Richard, M.H.A., M.S.N., R.N., of Meriden, has joined Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center as a Director of Nursing. Richard will assume leadership responsibilities as the director for unit 8-7, the Medical Surgical ICU, CICU, Float Pool, Staffing Office, Respiratory Therapy, DaVita Services and Interventional Radiology nursing. 

Richard worked most recently at Waterbury Hospital as Director of Medical Surgical Services. She brings over 20 years of experience in a variety of leadership roles as the clinical manager of cardiology at Hospital of Central Connecticut, Patient Care Manager, Director of Customer Service and Guest relations at the Hospital of Saint Raphael and Chief Nursing Officer at Sharon Hospital. 

About Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center
Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center has been an anchor institution in north central Connecticut since 1897 and is now a member of Trinity Health - New England.  Licensed for 617 beds and 65 bassinets, it is a major teaching hospital and the largest Catholic hospital in New England. Other Trinity Health – New England entities include Mount Sinai Rehabilitation Hospital, the Connecticut Joint Replacement Institute, the Hoffman Heart and Vascular Institute of Connecticut, Smilow Cancer Hospital Yale-New Haven at Saint Francis, the Joyce D. and Andrew J. Mandell Center for Comprehensive Multiple Sclerosis Care and Neuroscience Research, Saint Francis HealthCare Partners and Sisters of Providence Health System, Springfield, Mass, along with Johnson Memorial Hospital, and Home and Community Health Services. For more information, visit