WVU Medicine CCMC Names Christine Daniels Vice President Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing Officer

We are delighted to announce that Christine Daniels, RN, MBA, MSN, NE-BC has accepted the position of  Vice President Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing Officer Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) at CCMC.  Chris has more than 25 years of nursing experience, with many of those in leadership roles. For the past five months she has served as our interim CNO coming from WVU Medicine in Morgantown. Her leadership and dedication to patient care will continue to be a welcome asset to our team.

WVU Medicine Camden Clark Medical Center, the leading regional medical center of the Mid-Ohio Valley, announced that Christine S. Daniels, RN, MB, MSN, NE-BC was appointed Vice President Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing Officer of CCMC. Daniels has been filling the position of interim vice president Patient Care Services and CNO for
the past five months.

Prior to joining Camden Clark in October of 2017, Daniels served in various director capacities at WVU Medicine in Morgantown since June of 1988. She has over 25 years of proven success in various healthcare leadership roles.

“Chris’s wealth of experience, focus on quality, innovative leadership and patient advocacy will be key to developing a high-performing nursing team to realize our vision, goals and outcomes,” said Steve Altmiller, president and CEO. “We are happy that Chris has accepted the position permanently because she has proven to be an excellent leader and great asset to WVU Medicine Camden Clark Medical Center.”

Daniels is published in major healthcare journals in areas of leadership and nursing administration and has been recognized as a nursing leader, demonstrating strengths in strategic planning and implementation, program development and implementation, vision and inspiration, regulatory compliance, quality improvement, team building collaboration, and improved patient outcomes. She has achieved several nursing excellence awards and is active in community service. She maintains a certification through the American Nurses Credentialing Center Nurse Executive Board, and is a member of various professional organizations including the Academy of Medical Surgical Nurses and the West Virginia Organization of Nurse Executives in addition to serving on many committee appointments.

Daniels obtained a Master of Science in Nursing degree at Waynesburg University in Pennsylvania, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Wheeling Jesuit University, and an Associate’s Degree in Nursing at West Virginia Northern Community College in Wheeling, WV.

"This is an exciting time for all of us here at WVU Medicine Camden Clark. I look forward to working with our nursing staff and medical staff to achieve not only exceptional care experiences, but excellent patient outcomes,” said Daniels. “I believe I can make a difference at Camden Clark, and the staff and community have made me feel very welcomed and look forward to making this my home.”