Natchitoches Regional Medical Center welcomes Julie Boudreau-Klymas, RN, MScN, ACNP as Chief Nurse Executive and Vice President of Patient Care Services. In this role, Julie directly oversees all Nursing Services and care delivery for the health system including the hospital, The Courtyard of Natchitoches and NRMC’s clinic network.
With an extensive professional background, Julie has served as Cardiovascular Service Line Clinical Consultant, CHRISTUS Highland Medical Center in Shreveport; Vice President Operations and Business Development for Regional One Health in Memphis; Assistant Vice President Patient Care Services, HVI & Medical Surgical, Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center in Baton Rouge; Vice President Operations and Nursing, Heart and Vascular Institute, Citrus Valley Health Partners in Covina, California; Service Line Manager, Medical and Respiratory Care Units, Cedar-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles; and Director of Critical Care Services, UCLA- Santa Monica Medical Center in California. Upon entering nursing, she held direct clinical care roles.
Julie holds a RN Diploma from CEGEP St-Laurent in Canada; a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Certificate in Biological Sciences (pre-medicine), University of Montreal in Canada; a Master of Science in Nursing CNS, ACNPC from Emory University in Atlanta; and she is currently pursuing a Doctorate in Nursing Practice in Executive/Health System Leadership at Southern Illinois University.
About Natchitoches Regional Medical Center
Natchitoches Regional Medical Center began as a community hospital in 1955 and has grown into a 216-bed healthcare system with 750 Associates and more than 100 active and consulting physicians on its medical staff. The system is comprised of the 96-bed acute care facility, a skilled nursing home, assisted living complex, and an extensive network of clinics throughout the parish. NRMC is an affiliate of Christus Health.