Thibodaux, Louisiana- May 21, 2012 - Thibodaux Regional Health System
is pleased to announce thatChrisy J. Myhand, RN, was named Clinical Director of the Emergency Department.
Myhand graduated from The Washington Hospital School of Nursing, Washington,
Pennsylvania. She began her nursing career at a Level I Trauma Center
in West Virginia, with concentration in Surgical/Trauma Intensive Care
and Emergency Care. Myhand relocated to Thibodaux and began working in
the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at Thibodaux Regional in 2006. Prior to
her appointment as Emergency Room Director, she served as ICU Unit Coordinator.
Myhand is a member of the Emergency Nurses Association and is certified
in Trauma and Advanced Trauma Nursing.
As Emergency Department Clinical Director, Myhand is responsible for providing
leadership and management for the emergency department staff while working
cooperatively and supportively with members of the medical and ancillary
staff to provide quality emergency services for patients.
About Thibodaux Regional Health System
Thibodaux Regional Health System, a 185-bed acute care facility, provides
inpatient and outpatient care for the people of Lafourche and seven surrounding
parishes. Highly specialized services offered include Heart Surgery, Medical
and Radiation Oncology, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Orthopedic Surgery, Sports
Medicine, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, General, Laparoscopic, and
Bariatric Surgery, Pulmonology, Rheumatology, Women’s Services,
Sleep Disorders, Behavioral Health, Home Health, and Inpatient and Outpatient
Physical Rehabilitation Services. Nationally recognized for quality care
and service, Thibodaux Regional has been named a Distinguished Hospital
by J.D. Power and Associates and has been honored with the Press Ganey
Summit Award for high levels of patient satisfaction. For more information, visit