New Chief Nursing Officer at Dauterive Hospital Named
June 04, 2012
New Iberia, La: Administration at Dauterive Hospital recently announced the appointment of Sarah
Aliff as Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) for the 103-bed, acute care facility. Sarah brings over 30 years of
diverse clinical experience to Dauterive. Her healthcare career achievements include significant
improvement in customer service and physician relations, increases in departmental productivity and
the implementation of successful leadership techniques.
Aliff was most recently serving as Interim Chief Clinical Officer and Chief Operating Officer for Barrett
Hospital and Healthcare in Dillon, Montana, where she was responsible for all areas of acute care
nursing, outpatient services, surgery, lab, radiology, labor & delivery and the newborn nursery. She
has also held high-ranking clinical positions with the United States Army and Army Reserve for over 25 years.
Aliff ‘s educational credentials include a Master of Business Administration and a Doctorate of Healthcare Administration.
“As CNO of Dauterive Hospital, Sarah is responsible for providing leadership and direction to the nursing staff, as well as promoting recruitment and retention initiatives to achieve excellence in nursing. She will assist the administrative team with execution of the hospital’s vision and strategic plans and will be actively involved in maintaining regulatory and compliance standards and accreditations. I am confident that she will help us continue to foster an environment of clinical excellence, ” states Alan Fabian, CEO, Dauterive Hospital.