Nursing director


Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital has announced that Kristy Ahlgrim as its new Director of Nursing.

Ahlgrim, a registered nurse at Saint Thomas Rutherford since 1994, has served medical-surgical and oncology patients as a bedside RN for more than 14 years. She offers 12 years of management experience in oncology, orthopedics, pediatrics, observation, wound care and IV therapy. Ahlgrim was made Interim Nurse Director in January 2019.

“Kristy has been a vital member of the Saint Thomas Rutherford community for more than 24 years,” said Gordon Ferguson, President and Chief Executive Officer of Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital. “She is a gracious leader who always strives to further staff education and enhance the patient experience.”

The Middle Tennessee State University graduate is chemotherapy-certified and holds oncology nurse certification.

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