Jonas III Nurse Leader Scholar Alumni

Susan Adamek , MS, RN, NEA-BC, FACHE

University of Nevada Las Vegas

Susan Adamek - Jonas III Scholar (2012-2014)Susan Adamek received a BSN from Armstrong State College and a MS in Parent-Child Nursing from Georgia State University. Her career includes experience as a High Risk OB Clinical Nurse Specialist, a Service Line Director for Maternal Child Services and a Chief Nurse Executive. She is currently the Director of Education for St. Rose Dominican Hospitals (a Member of Dignity Health) in Henderson and Las Vegas Nevada. Ms. Adamek is President of the Nevada Organization of Nurse Leaders (NONL), Board Member for the Nevada Chapter of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), and is a member of the Education Advisory Committee of the Nevada State Board of Nursing. She is also a member of the Nevada Alliance for Nursing Excellence (NANE), Sigma Theta Tau, the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) and the National Nursing Staff Development Organization (NNSDO). She is pursuing a PhD in Nursing with a Nursing Education focus at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Ms. Adamek’s research interests include patient safety in the acute care setting, staff development and the transition to practice experience of newly licensed RNs.