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Melissa Hicks

Chief Nursing Officer/ VP of patient care services
IUH Tipton Hospital

Area of Responsibility:
Administration – inpatient/critical access
Years of Nursing
Experience: 10
Years of Leadership
Experience: 7

Areas of expertise where Melissa would be comfortable sharing as a mentor

Interpersonal Skills

  • Communication
  • Feedback
  • Assertiveness
  • Conflict Management
  • Relationship Building
  • Dealing with Difficult People/Situations

Management Skills

  • Motivation
  • Team Building
  • Organization Culture
  • Networking
  • Self-Management
  • Self-Care
  • Succession planning
  • Professional development
  • Transformational leadership skills
  • Agile decision making
  • Finance/Budget/Productivity
  • Shared governance development

Organizational Skills

  • Project Management
  • Goal Setting

Melissa also has certifications in Nurse Executive Leadership and med-surg; gold trained in lean process improvement