Carole Fisher, President and Chief Executive Officer
Carole A. Fisher is honored to serve as President and Chief Executive Officer of Nathan Adelson Hospice, bringing to the position, vast knowledge of the healthcare industry, a strong belief in the hospice philosophy, and a passion for the organization’s mission. She is a visionary in her leadership and aspires for Nathan Adelson to be the hospice of choice, the employer of preference, and the training center of excellence.
Early in her career, Ms. Fisher served as a Substance Abuse Counselor and Executive Director of Bridge Counseling Associates, creatively securing a series of diminishing federal and state resources that expanded the scope of services the agency provided to the community. After leaving Bridge Counseling to pursue a career as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Executive Officer in for-profit behavioral healthcare, Ms. Fisher wished to broaden her professional knowledge and accepted an invitation to serve as Executive Director for Southwest Medical Associates, a division of Sierra Health Services, the largest managed healthcare company in Nevada.
Lynn Stange Chief Compliance Officer
Lynn Stange returned to Nathan Adelson Hospice as the Chief Compliance Officer in 2014. From 2003-2006, she held the position of Director of Staff Development and Regulatory Compliance with the organization. During that time, Ms. Stange was successful in assisting the California Hospice and Palliative Care Association and the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization in the provider response to the proposed Medicare Hospice Conditions of Participation. In order to expand her expertise, Lynn spent four years in Arizona working in the area of skilled nursing care. There she served as the Director of Nursing at Splendido Rancho Vistoso, where she was responsible for overseeing clinical services for their fifty bed skilled nursing/assisted living facility. In this role, she was also responsible for standards of care and regulatory compliance oversight. Prior to her move to Arizona, Ms. Stange was the Director of Consulting Services with Weatherbee Resources and led a team of twenty consultants. Their projects included regulatory and accreditation preparation and compliance; Anti-Trust and other related investigations; and quality functional assessments.
Brian W. Murphy, MD, MBA, FAAHPM, Chief Medical Officer
Brian Murphy is very pleased to serve as Nathan Adelson Hospice’s Chief Medical Officer. Prior to accepting this position, Dr. Murphy was the Vice President of Medical Services for HospiceCare Inc. in Madison Wisconsin, where he served in both clinical and leadership roles. Prior to that, Dr. Murphy was a Hospice & Palliative Medicine Physician at Capital Hospice & Capital Palliative Care Consultants where he was the 2006 recipient of their Leadership Award.
Dr. Murphy has provided direct care at all levels and venues of hospice and palliative care, from outpatient palliative care to nursing home hospice care. As a leader, he has initiated education and quality improvement processes, and created informatics around fiscal and productivity measures.
Monica Byers, MHA, MSN, ARNP-BC, Chief Nursing Officer
Monica Byers joins Nathan Adelson Hospice as Chief Nursing Officer with more than 20 years of experience in the healthcare field. She is an accomplished executive with extensive experience in acute care hospitals, home healthcare, and private sector operational and clinical practice. Ms. Byers is results-oriented and a decisive leader with proven success in strategic action planning and implementation of quality and cost improvements with experience integrating evidence-based best practices for care delivery and operational management.
Prior to joining Nathan Adelson Hospice, Ms. Byers was the Chief Nurse Executive for St. Rose Dominican Hospitals-Henderson, Nevada where she was responsible for nursing service delivery of a 219-bed acute care hospital with Trauma, Primary Stroke, STEMI, Chest Pain Certified programs and CV and Maternal Child Service Lines. She co-developed and provided executive sponsorship to transform the nursing care delivery model to a Patient Care Coordination model, and utilized LEAN/SIX Sigma methodologies in several Transformational Care Value Stream Teams. In addition, she enhanced and led the St. Rose Hospitals’ market Palliative Care Team and served as Co-transition Director for the St. Rose Siena Campus Tower Expansion project. During her tenure at St. Rose Dominican Hospitals, the organization achieved HealthInsight Quality Awards in 2011 and 2012
Dawn Metcalfe, CPA , Vice President of Finance and Administration
Dawn Metcalfe joined the Nathan Adelson Hospice team in 2006 as the Vice President of Finance and Administration bringing thirty years of sound accounting, finance, and operational experience. Ms. Metcalfe is an organized and energetic professional with the ability to create, implement, and manage programs, meet organizational objectives, and exceed expectations. She is highly skilled in interpersonal communications and strongly committed to the effective management of employees and resources.
Ms. Metcalfe formerly served as the Finance Operations Manager for the Homecare Division of Sierra Health Services. She was responsible for the oversight of all finance operations including restructuring the billing departments and implementing performance incentive programs. Prior to her tenure with Sierra Health Services, she was the Practice Administrator and Practice Coordinator for US Oncology Inc., which is now Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada, the Controller for Prime Health, Inc. and the Director of Finance and Anesthesia Operations for Harper Medical Services. Ms. Metcalfe initially began her career in public accounting, working with national and regional accounting firms for eight years.
Karen Rubel - Vice President for Development
“I have always been very impressed with the exemplary service Nathan Adelson Hospice provides for the community. The organization's national reputation is well known throughout the community and I am honored to be a part of this dynamic team”
Karen Rubel joined the Nathan Adelson Hospice Foundation as Vice President for Development in July of 2007 as a unique opportunity to advance an already thriving fundraising program. Ms. Rubel’s experience in major gifts fundraising and building development programs, coupled with her strong leadership skills and strategic planning abilities, make her an ideal choice to lead the Foundation staff.
Rosamari McNulty, SPHR - Senior Director for Human Resources and Volunteer Services
Rosamari McNulty is pleased to serve as Senior Director for Human Resources and Volunteer Services for Nathan Adelson Hospice. With more than 15 years of experience of increasingly complex responsibilities in the human resources field Ms. McNulty was a welcome addition to the Nathan Adelson Hospice staff.
Prior to joining Nathan Adelson Hospice, Ms. McNulty served as Director of Human Resources for University Health System, the Clinical Practice of the University of Nevada School of Medicine where she was responsible for all human resources, training and development activities. Ms. McNulty’s experience also includes serving as an Adjunct Faculty at the University of Phoenix and the Director of Human Resources for Lake Mead Hospital Medical Center.
Kathryn Bonello, Senior Director of Business Development
Kathryn Bonello is honored to serve as Senior Director of Business Development at Nathan Adelson Hospice. She brings with her a wealth of experience in Business and Donor Development.
Ms. Bonello brings with her a vast knowledge of Business Development. She was the Director of Business Development for Covenant Health System in Texas where she developed, trained and mentored her team of physician liaisons. Kathryn established new and maintained existing physician and business relationships to substantially increase referrals to the health system. She has a proven history of developing and sustaining strong client relationships and leading successfully business development teams in the health care industry.