UnityPoint Health is pleased to announce that Dr. D’Andre Carpenter has been selected as Chief Nursing Officer. Dr. Carpenter will start with UnityPoint Health during National Nurses Week on May 9, 2022.
As Chief Nursing Officer, Dr. Carpenter will lead enterprise-wide initiatives to ensure safety, quality, and exceptional patient experience in alignment with the strategic direction of UnityPoint Health. He will focus on a culture of continuous improvement, specific to patient care services, nursing and clinical care operational work flows and moving toward a consumer-focused care delivery system. Carpenter will also align nursing and clinical workforce priorities to meet future needs, adopt best practices and build upon recruitment and retention efforts.
Carpenter most recently served as the Senior Vice President and Associate Chief Nurse Executive at Jefferson Health/Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania’s largest academic medical center.