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Angie Longing Appointed as New CHI St. Vincent Chief Nurse Executive

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CHI St. Vincent has appointed Angie Longing, MHSM, BSN, RN, NE-BC as the non-profit health system’s new Chief Nurse Executive. Longing has served CHI St. Vincent’s healing ministry since 1994, beginning her career as a Labor and Delivery nurse at CHI St. Vincent Morrilton. She most recently served as Chief Nursing Officer and Vice President of Patient Care Services through a partnership with Conway Regional Health System. She will now provide leadership and coordination of excellence in nursing practice across the CHI St. Vincent system.

“Angie is a champion for nursing and we’re incredibly proud to have her leadership in such a vital role,” said CHI St. Vincent CEO Chad Aduddell. “She has led the way in nursing excellence throughout her career and we know that our inspiring nurses and healthcare heroes will find themselves fortunate to have her at the helm.”

Longing’s 28 years of healthcare experience also includes serving as Executive Director for Hospital Based Physician Practices at CHI St. Vincent. She has also served as Executive Director of Nursing for CHI St. Vincent Infirmary, CHI St. Vincent North and CHI St. Vincent Morrilton, as well as Chief Nursing Officer at CHI St. Vincent Morrilton. In addition to her other accomplishments, Longing has also achieved her Board Certificate as a Nurse Executive.

“I have always been an advocate for nurses and knew this was my path from a very early age,” said Longing. “I feel it’s my duty to ensure our coworkers providing direct patient care have the resources and support they need to provide the exceptional, compassionate care our patients deserve. Being able to serve my home state in this role is an incredible honor.”

Longing earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Central Arkansas and completed her Masters in Health Services Management at Webster University in Little Rock.