Chief Nursing Officer
Michelle England became Chief Nursing Officer at Frankfort Regional Medical Center in November 2013. Prior to serving in the CNO position, England served as the Interim Chief Nursing Officer. Previous to her interim role, she served as the Director of Critical & Progressive Care, Cardiovascular Services, and Cardiac Rehab. England began her career at Frankfort Regional Medical Center in 2004.
As Chief Nursing Officer, her main responsibilities are to develop the annual nursing strategic plan for the hospital and to oversee all nursing areas. Her day-to-day oversight includes: cardiovascular services, emergency department, endoscopy, infection control, infusion center, intensive care unit, medical-surgical units, nursing education, quality and process improvement, surgical services, and the Center for Women’s Health.
England began her career at Frankfort Regional as a staff nurse and, through a commitment to excellence, she advanced her nursing career. England is passionate about Healthy Work Environment Initiatives and was instrumental in the receipt of the Beacon Award in 2009 & 2010.
England earned a Master of Science in Nursing with a focus in Nursing Administration and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Indian Wesleyan University. She received her Associate of Nursing degree from Kentucky State University. As a critical care nurse, she was certified through the American Association of Critical Care Nurses. She is a member of the American Association of Critical Care Nurses and the National Society of Nursing – Sigma Theta Tau.
England is a past recipient of the Connie Hromyak Scholarship from the hospital in 2007 & 2010, and received the Kentucky Nursing Excellence Award from the Kentucky Nursing Association in 2009.