Providence Seaside Hospital selects Janiece Zauner as Chief Operating Officer/Chief Nursing Officer

September 22, 2015

JanieceZaunerSEASIDE, Ore. - Janiece Zauner, MSN, RN, has been named chief operating officer and chief nursing officer for Providence Seaside Hospital. Zauner has been serving in this position on an interim basis since April 2, 2015.

"I'm pleased that Janiece accepted this position says Janice Burger, chief executive - Oregon Western Division Providence. "Janiece has been doing a stellar job in this role as the interim since early April, and the Seaside leadership team fully endorsed her for this position."

Zauner has held many roles since starting work with Providence in 1992. She has served as a nurse manager, business and project manager at Providence Portland Medical Center, and as regional director for clinical operations, before taking on her current role at Providence Seaside. She has a proven track record of driving excellence in patient care and relationships.

While at Providence Portland, Zauner played a crucial part in the implementation and roll-out of the Releasing Time to Care project, in collaboration with Care Oregon and several other local hospitals. This work was based on similar work in the British National Health System, making Providence Portland one of several best-practice facilities in the U.S. in improving patient care and clinical outcomes.

Zauner holds a Master of Science in nursing, is a member of Sigma Theta Tau, the National Honor Society for Nursing and is board certified as a nurse executive.