Director of Surgical Services Position Filled

April 19, 2017

Christina Hull, PA-C, Accepts Offer from Taos Health Systems

For well over a year, Christina Hull, PA-C, has done an excellent job as Interim Director of Surgical Services for Taos Health Systems. She has now been offered the permanent position. Vice President of Patient Care and Chief Nursing Officer Denise Clark announced her acceptance of the offer on April 5, 2017 to the entire organization. Clark stated, “We know she will continue to lead the surgical team in growing our surgical service line and delivering excellence in care for our patients, families and staff. Congratulations, Christina!”

Christina received her education at Mount St. Mary’s University with a degree in Sociology and at Touro College with a degree in Physician Assistant Studies. Her physician assistant career began in 2004 working in orthopedic surgery in New York for 8 years. She then took a position in the surgery department at Holy Cross Hospital in 2013 and has been here ever since. She began at Holy Cross as a physician assistant performing pre-surgical patient interviews in the pre-admissions department and surgical 1st assistant responsibilities as well as over-seeing the Sterile Processing Department. Christina then served as the Interim Surgical Services Director.

Her skills and attention to detail helped her to succeed in the Interim position. Christina has a sincere appreciation for the community she serves and Holy Cross Hospital. The Director of Surgical Services is one of the most important positions at Holy Cross, as it constitutes one of the biggest revenue generators and one of the major keys to the sustainability and profitability of the organization.

We are so happy that we finally finished the process and search for our candidate. I feel like we did our due diligence to find the community the best person. Just so happens that she has been here the whole time. She has been here for the staff and the community during this transition period. She has definitely proven herself worthy and capable of getting the job done,” stated CEO Bill Patten.

Christina continues to advocate for improved processes to increase the efficiency and quality of service to our community. She has also had enough time to get to know the staff and bond with the leadership team of Holy Cross to make her the best candidate for the position. We look forward to many years of success as she leads us to a profitable and sustainable future.