Bonnie Faust Named Chief Nursing Officer at High Point Regional
High Point Regional has named Bonnie Faust, MS, MBA, RN, FACHE, NEA-BC, as Chief Nursing Officer. One of the highest nursing management positions within a health care organization is that of the Chief Nursing Officer (CNO). As CNO, Faust will be responsible for overseeing and coordinating High Point Regional’s nursing staff and their daily operations.
“It is both an honor and a privilege to become part of the High Point family,” said Faust. “Ernie Bovio and his team clearly are transformational leaders – something I could see from my very first visit. Their dedication to the mission and people of High Point is so obvious. I look forward to serving with them and becoming part of such a wonderful community.”
Most recently, Faust served as interim vice president patient care/chief nursing officer at Morehead Memorial Hospital. Prior to that, she was the vice president of patient care/chief nursing officer for CaroMont Health. In those roles she led the patient care team and had responsibility for establishing standards of practice for services including nursing, cardiopulmonary, pharmacy and endoscopy.
With more than 26 years of health care experience, Faust is author of many health care publications and presentations. Faust holds a bachelor of science in nursing and a master of science in nursing administration from the University of Maryland School of Nursing. In addition, Faust holds a master of business administration from the University of Baltimore.
“We are pleased to welcome Bonnie to the High Point Regional family,” said Ernie Bovio, President & CEO of High Point Regional. Her commitment to improving the overall patient experience aligns with our priorities. “Her experience, leadership and accomplishments are exemplary and she will be an asset to our team and the patients we serve.