Artesian Valley Health System in Meade has named Tara Ramlochan as its new permanent CEO after she spent several months as Interim Chief Nursing Officer and then joint Intern CEO/CNO.

Ramlochan is a registered nurse with a master’s degree in nursing, is Nurse Executive Advanced-Board Certified and has over 12 years of leadership experiences in small and large hospitals, giving her both medical and administrative experience, according to a press release.

She is experienced with many medical specialities and clinical services, including critical care, post-anesthesia care, obstetrics, neonatal care, intensive care, pediatrics, orthopedics, cardiac surgery, cath lab, surgical services, nursing supervision and crisis intervention, according to the release. She has also served as a consultant to CEOs and health systems across the country.