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Anne Marie Watkins

Chief Nurse Executive

I have been a Registered Nurse for over 30 years. My clinical background is pediatric intensive care and trauma nursing. I have worked as a Chief Nurse Executive in many different health systems including for profit, not for profit, faith based, specialty, academic, stand alone and corporate settings. I also teach in several local nursing schools in leadership and finance courses. My doctoral project was focused on workplace bullying in healthcare, particularly towards new graduate nurses. I love mentoring others and learning from mentees as well. I have extensive experience with leadership development, communication and relationship building, clinical practice leadership, resource management, quality/patient safety/risk, financial performance, health policy, workforce wellbeing and clinical technology.

Fun Facts

Alma Mater: University of Illinois at Chicago, California State University at Long Beach
Degrees: Doctorate in Nursing Practice, Masters in Healthcare Administration, Masters in Nursing, Bachelors in Nursing
Hobbies: I love shopping, reading, traveling to new places and spending time with my granddaughter. I volunteer with AARP. I live in Southern California. Love 80s music and going to concerts.
Clubs: American Organization of Nurse Leaders, Chief, American College of Healthcare Executives, Sigma Theta Tau International
Location: Los Angeles

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Things I Can Help With

  • Resume writing
  • Creating a budget
  • Completing job applications
  • Confidence building exercises
  • Interview prep (college, internship or work)

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