NORTHERN NEVADA MEDICAL CENTER NEWS RELEASE SPARKS – Northern Nevada Medical Center announces two new members of its Senior Leadership Team. Ryan Heit was hired as Chief Financial Officer. He comes to Northern Nevada Medical Center from The Camden Group, where he served as Finance Manager. Prior to that, he worked as Director of Finance and Controller at Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center. Heit received his Bachelor’s in Business Administration from UNLV, and he is pursuing his Masters in Business Administration at the University of Nevada, Reno.
Paula Schmidt, RN, MSN, was promoted to Chief Nursing Officer. She was previously the Director of Medical, Surgical and Telemetry Units at Northern Nevada Medical Center, and has been with NNMC since January of 2012. Previously, she worked Christus Spohn Hospital-Shoreline in Corpus Christi, Texas. Schmidt earned her Master’s in Nursing Administration at Clarkson College in Omaha, Nebraska and her Bachelor’s in Nursing at Northern Michigan University, in Marquette, Michigan.
Northern Nevada Medical Center‘s tradition of providing quality healthcare in a comfortable, accessible environment means peace of mind for the thousands of patients served by the hospital each year. Northern Nevada Medical Center is a 108-bed acute care hospital located in Sparks, Nevada. Northern Nevada Medical Center is the only hospital in Nevada certified by The Joint Commission in knee replacement, hip replacement, spine surgery, and as a Primary Stroke Center. Northern Nevada Medical Center is also an Accredited Chest Pain Center by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care.