FLAGSTAFF-Flagstaff Medical Center (FMC) welcomes Lynn Belcher as vice president of Nursing Services/Chief Nursing Officer. Belcher's role will focus on the oversight of inpatient clinical care. Belcher has 30 years of experience in bedside nursing, administration, education and healthcare law.
Prior to joining FMC, Belcher served as the associate administrator of ambulatory services at University Medical Center (UMC) of Southern Nevada. For more than 20 years, Belcher has held several administrative roles including clinical instructor for critical care, clinical manager of transplant services and executive director of patient services. Before working at UMC, Belcher served in other healthcare roles in the Las Vegas area and in Pennsylvania.
"FMC is proud to have Lynn join our team," said Bill Bradel, FMC president. "Her experience and expertise will help FMC as we continue to enhance the quality of medical care and services we offer our patients."
Belcher received her registered nurse (R.N.) degree from the Louise McClintic School of Nursing in Pittsburgh, Pa., in 1976. She earned a bachelor's of science in nursing (B.S.N.) from Pennsylvania State University in 1986 and her master's degree in health services administration (M.H.A.) from the University of St. Francis in Jolliet, Ill. in 1998.
"I am honored to join the healthcare team at Flagstaff Medical Center," Belcher said. "I am excited to be part of such a reputable healthcare facility and look forward to assisting in the ongoing plans of providing the best medical care at FMC."