Rhonda Ross, RN, has been named Vice President of Emergency and Trauma Services for Medical City Healthcare, starting October 29.
In this role, Ross will be responsible for strategic and operational oversight for all emergency and trauma services across the North Texas network of Medical City Healthcare hospitals and off-campus emergency rooms.
Ross has been with Medical City Healthcare for seven years, currently serving as Assistant Chief Nursing Officer at Medical City Denton, where she oversees critical care, HVU/PCU, education, house supervisors and other services. Among her roles prior the ACNO position, she served as Director of Emergency Services at Medical City Denton where she was responsible for direct oversight, strategic planning, quality, patient safety and experience. Under her leadership, Medical City Denton achieved a Level II Trauma designation and its emergency department underwent a $6 million expansion.
“With twenty years of experience as a registered nurse working as a staff nurse, a flight nurse/paramedic, and a nurse executive leader, Ross understands the complexities and importance of every role in the emergency and trauma space,” says Zach Mueller, DNP, RN, Chief Nursing Executive at Medical City Healthcare. “Her knowledge as an emergency and trauma nurse along with her leadership experience make her ideally suited for this role.”
Ross also serves as a clinical coordinator and instructor at The University of Texas Arlington. She is a graduate of The University of Texas at Arlington and earned a Master of Science in Nursing from Grand Canyon University.
About Medical City Healthcare
Committed to the care and improvement of human life, Medical City Healthcare strives to deliver excellence always — providing the highest quality healthcare in the communities it serves. With the resources and strength of HCA Healthcare, the nation’s leading provider of quality healthcare services with 185 hospitals in the United States and England, Medical City Healthcare is one of the North Texas region’s largest and most comprehensive healthcare providers and includes 16 hospitals, more than 4,400 active physicians and 17,000 employees. Three Medical City Healthcare hospitals are accredited comprehensive stroke centers and five hospitals hold the prestigious Magnet Recognized® status from the American Nurses Association.