Ferguson named permanent VP and chief nursing officer

Susan Ferguson, a 36-year Baptist team member, has officially been named vice president and chief nursing officer for Baptist.

Susan has been serving as interim vice president and chief nursing officer for the past several months. Before that, she served as system nursing director for clinical value analysis/specialty care/patient safety, where she managed patient safety and quality initiatives and performed a number of other duties.

During her Baptist career, Susan has served in a variety of leadership roles throughout the system, including Baptist Collierville’s CNO; system director of nursing; director of nursing administration; director of oncology services; and CNO for the Baptist Memorial hospitals in the metro-Memphis area, West Tennessee and Eastern Arkansas. She began her career in the emergency department at the Baptist Medical Center.