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Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican San Martín Campus Names Jalyn McKelleb Chief Nursing Executive Officer

Long-time San Martín Campus Nurse assumes hospital's top nursing position

LAS VEGAS, November 30, 2020 – Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican San Martín Campus recently named Jalyn McKelleb to the position of Chief Nursing Executive Officer. 

Jalyn McKelleb, RN, MSN, CCRN, NE-BC, is a long-time member of the San Martín Nursing team. She first joined the San Martín staff as an Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Nurse in 2009, became ICU Manager in 2015, and Senior Director of Nursing in 2019. Ms. McKelleb has served as Interim CNEO at San Martín since July 2020. 

Kimberly Shaw, President and CEO of the San Martín Campus, said, “After serving as Interim Chief Nursing Executive Officer through four months of the COVID-19 pandemic, Jalyn has more than proven her capacity for the responsibilities of this position. She is a strong and fair leader with more than a decade of experience at our hospital. We are proud of her achievements and confident she will continue to serve our mission as a valuable addition to our hospital leadership team.” 

Ms. McKelleb earned her Bachelor of Science from Weber State University in Ogden, UT, and her Masters of Science in Nursing Leadership from Walden University in Minneapolis, MN. She holds numerous additional certifications, including Critical Care Registered Nurse (CCRN) and Nurse Executive-Board Certified (NE-BC). 

Her extensive healthcare and leadership experience includes 27 years clinical experience in an acute care facility with more than 15 years in various leadership roles. Ms. McKelleb has been recognized for building collaboration, and pioneering change and innovation, most notably she has been instrumental in developing processes at the San Martín Campus that deliver compassionate, high-quality, patient-focused care through the spirit of collaboration. 

The Chief Nursing Executive Officer is the most senior administrative nursing role in an organization, representing the nursing department as a member of the hospital executive management team, and responsible for overseeing and coordinating all nursing department activities. 

The Nursing team at San Martín is comprised of more than 375 professional nurses, including Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, Certified Nurse Assistants, and more. 

Ms. McKelleb’s new position was effective November 15, 2020. Her office is in the San Martín Campus Administration Suite.


About Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican
As the community’s only not-for-profit, faith-based health system, Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican has been guided by the vision and core values of the Adrian Dominican Sisters since 1947. As the Henderson and Las Vegas communities grow, the St. Rose Dominican health system and its nearly 4,000 employees will continue the Sisters’ mission of serving people in need. St. Rose Dominican is a member of the multi-state Dignity Health network of nearly 10,000 physicians, 60,000 employees, 41 acute care hospitals, and 400-plus care centers, including hospitals, urgent and occupational care, imaging centers, and primary care clinics. For more information, visit our website at Dignity Health was recently recognized as part of Forbes’ annual list of America’s Best-In-State Employers 2020, as one of the top ten best employers in Nevada.


Publish date: 

Monday, November 30, 2020

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