Alameda Health System, serving Alameda County, Calif., named Kinzi Richholt, MSN, RN, as chief nurse executive. A veteran of Bay Area healthcare with more than 25 years of experience, Richholt joined AHS in February as the interim CNE and will continue overseeing nursing services and operations throughout the network, according to a news release.
Richholts previous positions include serving as a consultant for Kaiser Permanente Medical Center in Antioch, Calif., and for Rady Children’s Hospital in San Diego. She previously served as chief of system operations and management support services at Washington Hospital Healthcare System in Fremont, Calif., Earlier, she held several positions at St. Rose Hospital in Hayward, Calif.
Kinzis skill set combines a passion for nursing with a keen strategic vision, both of which are vital at a healthcare system committed to providing a family- and patient-centered system of care for all, AHS CEO Wright L. Lassiter III said in a news release.
Richholt holds a BSN from Holy Names University in Oakland and an MSN from the University of California, San Francisco.