MANCHESTER NH – Rachel Chaddock, MS RN, has been appointed to the position of Vice President, Visiting Nurse Association of Manchester and Southern New Hampshire.
Chaddock is a graduate of University of Lowell with a bachelor’s degree in nursing and also holds a master’s degree in health services administration from the University of Massachusetts. Chaddock says her belief in the power of home and community services to impact the health and well-being of individuals and families has led her to dedicate her whole career to this specialty.
She began her career as a home care and hospice nurse and subsequently assumed progressive leadership roles. She is a seasoned homecare and hospice administrator.
Rachel was employed by the Elliot Hospital and VNA of Manchester and Southern NH from 1994 to 2009 as a Director, overseeing homecare and hospice clinical services, marketing, quality, and home medical equipment and infusion services.
Over the past eight years Rachel has been employed by Circle Home, Inc. as Executive Director. During her tenure at Circle Home, Rachel led the organization through many changes, including closer alignment with the Health System, strategic planning initiatives, a name change and rebranding campaign, relocation of the facility, a 40 percent increase in patient census, development of new innovative programs, and attaining patient satisfaction scores above the state and national benchmark.
Chaddock is excited to return to Elliot Health System and is looking forward to collaborating with new and prior colleagues as well as reconnecting with the community.
About Elliot Health System – The largest provider of comprehensive healthcare services in Southern New Hampshire, Elliot Hospital, a 296-bed acute care facility and the first community hospital in the state, serves as the cornerstone of the health system. Elliot is home to Manchester’s designated Regional Trauma Center, Elliot Behavioral Health, Elliot Breast Health Center, Elliot Urgent Care, a Level 3 Newborn Intensive Care Unit, Elliot Physician Network, Elliot Regional Cancer Center, Elliot Senior Health Center, Visiting Nurse Association of Manchester and Southern New Hampshire, 1-Day Surgery Center, Elliot Memory & Mobility Center, Elliot Retail Pharmacy, Elliot Medical Centers in Londonderry, Hooksett, and at River’s Edge. For more information about any of Elliot’s services visit www.elliothospital.org.