Paula Dunne, MHA, RN
Paula Dunne is a former owner of two urgent cares clinics which she sold in the fall of 2014. She was involved in the start up of both clinics, running all aspects of the operation. As a small business owner with her business partner Suzanne, Paula managed all aspects of the urgent care operation including HR, revenue cycle management, strategic planning, budgets, branding and marketing, local political involvement, site selection, building remodeling, contracting credentialing, restructuring organization for growth, tax planning, internal systems development, setting up a board of directors and most recently selling of her two clinics. She received her R.N. License in New Zealand in 1985 and then nursed in Intensive Care and Coronary Care units in NZ, UK and the USA for 15 years. Following this she held positions in middle management in a large teaching hospital in Christchurch, New Zealand. Paula received her Post Graduate Diploma in Health Management in 2002 from Canterbury University. Three years prior to moving back to the U.SA, she held a position as a senior level executive as part of a team running pre hospital Emergency Services for the South Island of NZ. Paula is the mother of two children aged 10 and 16.
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