Paige Dooley, MSN, MBA, R.N., NE-BC
Vice President, Nursing
Community Hospital East
Dooley has worked at Community Health Network since 1985, when she started her nursing career as a medical-surgical nurse at Community Hospital East. She held various nursing roles throughout the network until 2003, when she moved into nursing administration. Most recently, Dooley served as a professional practice consultant for the network, evaluating and implementing systems to improve standards of care, practice and performance.
Dooley received an associate’s degree in nursing at the University of Indianapolis and a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Ball State University. She has a master of science in nursing and a master of business administration from Anderson University. Dooley is president of the Anderson University School of Nursing chapter of the Alumni Association and is a member of the Indiana State Nurses Association, Society for Nursing Excellence, and Sigma Theta Tau international nursing honor society.
Sarah Knisely-King, R.N.
South Region Chief Operating Officer and Chief Nursing Executive
Sarah has more than 13 years of nursing, leadership and hospital administrative experience. In her most recent role with Community Hospital South, as director of emergency services, Sarah engineered a major transformation leading to high quality patient outcomes, throughput and rapid growth.
Sarah holds a Master of Science in Nursing Administration degree from Lewis University in Romeoville, Illinois, and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Purdue University. She is a member of the Emergency Nurses Association as well as the Indiana Organization Nurse Executives and American Organization Nurse Executives.
Pam Hunt, BS, MSN, R.N.
Interim Chief Nursing Executive, Community Health Network, North Region
Pam Hunt earned her master of science degree in nursing from Indiana University, her bachelor of science in nursing from Indiana Wesleyan and a diploma in nursing from Parkview-Methodist School of Nursing. She came to Community Heart and Vascular Hospital from Howard Regional Health System in Kokomo, where she had served as chief nursing officer and vice president of patient care services since August 2008. In that role, she supervised operations for the patient care division of an acute care hospital and was responsible for the delivery of quality, patient-centered care throughout the facility. Hunt’s career experience also includes serving as administrative director of perioperative services and the division of critical care and magnet program director at Marion General Hospital, where she began her career as a registered nurse.
Hunt has been published on a variety of nurse management topics and is actively involved in several professional organizations, including the VHA Chief Nursing Officer Group and the Indiana Organization of Nurse Executives. She is a frequent presenter at area and national conferences and volunteers her time serving local community organizations, including the Chief Nursing Officer Advisory Board of Indiana University Kokomo.
Deborah Lee, R.N., BSN, MLD
Chief Nursing Officer, West Region
Deborah (Debi) Lee has extensive clinical background in nursing and nursing management in hospitals, as well as community nursing. She earned her bachelor’s of science in nursing degree from Indiana Wesleyan University in Marion, Indiana, and her Master in Leadership from Saint Mary of the Woods College.
Debi is currently Community Westview Hospital’s chief nursing officer. Prior to this position, she worked as a respiratory therapist at Indiana University Hospital, a staff nurse on Community Westview Hospital’s medical surgical nursing unit, a school nurse at Van Buren Elementary School in Plainfield, Indiana, a nurse liaison for Community Westview Hospital’s Acute Rehabilitation Center, and as Community Westview Hospital’s manager of utilization review.