Parkview Nursing Excellence

At Parkview, nurses have the opportunity to work in an environment that values nursing and collaborate with other leaders to set the highest standard for quality, safety and patient outcomes. Our nurses are guided by our mission to improve the health of our communities through innovation and take pride in providing excellent care to every patient, every day. 

Throughout this site you will find stories of Parkview nurses who are practicing at the highest level and achieving tremendous outcomes. At Parkview Health, we strive to provide growth and opportunity for our nurses to become their best. Whether it’s through the ever-growing interest in nursing research or our continued drive to achieve clinical outcomes and a patient experience that exceeds expectations, our nurses meet the challenge because we are committed to innovation and research in nursing. 

Our dedication is evidenced by our system–wide Magnet designation and our Practice Transition Accreditation Program accreditation.  

With each step in our journey, compassionate care remains constant. The true essence of nursing lives in our hospitals, ambulatory clinics, home health and hospice, and in the outreach efforts of our community nurses. Lives in our community are richer and healthier because of the service our nurses have provided.


Chief nursing officers throughout Parkview Health

At Parkview our chief nursing officers (CNO) are accountable for leading the nursing practice within their community. Our CNOs are responsible for leading strategic plans and executing operational plans to lead multi-disciplinary teams to excel above and beyond our quality and safety standards.

Julie Johnson
Juli Johnson
Chief Nursing Executive
Parkview Health

Erin LaCross
Erin LaCross
SVP, Nursing Professional Development
Parkview Health

Laura Ferrell
Laura Ferrell
Vice President of Patient Care/CNO
Parkview Ortho Hospital

Karra Heggen
Karra Heggen
Vice President of Patient Care/CNO
Parkview DeKalb Hospital

Alison Pershing
Alison Pershing
Vice President of Patient Care/CNO
Parkview Huntington Hospital

Todd Klinedinst
Todd Klinedinst
Vice President of Patient Care/CNO
Parkview LaGrange Hospital

Erin Goldsberry
Erin Goldsberry
Vice President of Patient Care/CNO
Parkview Noble Hospital

Cathy Wolfe
Cathy Wolfe
Vice President of Patient Care/CNO
Parkview Wabash Hospital

Ashley Wirges
Ashley Wirges
Vice President of Patient Care/CNO
Parkview Whitley Hospital & Parkview Warsaw


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Nurses Making a Difference

Understand how Parkview nurses are creating caring relationships and optimal outcomes for patients.

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Nursing Awards & Designations

Discover how Parkview nurses have earned nursing's highest honor.

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Join the Parkview Team

At Parkview we are dedicated to improving the health and inspiring the well-being of individuals and families throughout our communities in northeast Indiana, northwest Ohio and southern Michigan.

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