Adrienne Schultz, MSN, RN, HN-BC is the Assistant Vice President of Patient Care Services at Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) at Midwestern Regional Medical Center (Midwestern). In her role, Ms. Schultz is responsible for long-term planning for the patient care area consistent with Magnet® principles and the strategic direction of the Chief Nursing Officer, CTCA and Midwestern.
Prior to being named AVP of Patient Care Services, Ms. Schultz served as Director of Care Management, where she successfully led the rapid expansion of the Care Management team. She was also instrumental in creating a culture of continuous improvement by establishing innovative call management procedures. Additionally, Ms. Schultz launched the CTCA at Midwestern partnership with University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee to offer Master of Nursing degrees to clinical fellowships; was instrumental in the development of the CTCA at Midwestern Quality of Life program; and planned, designed and introduced the CTCA at Midwestern Nursing Fellowship Program with 100 percent retention.
Ms. Schultz's track record of success has extended to nursing teams at other leading healthcare organizations too. From 1994 to 2007, she served at University Hospitals of Cleveland, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare and HCR ManorCare.
Ms. Schultz is an active volunteer for Coalition for Healthy Communities programs that benefit Zion-Benton students. She is also a food pantry volunteer. She serves the community of Warren Township as a volunteer for Warren Township Cheer and Pom Association, as well as the Gurnee Youth Baseball League.
Ms. Schultz holds a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from Case Western Reserve University’s Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing and a Master of Science degree in nursing with a nurse executive concentration from Chamberlain College of Nursing. Ms. Schultz is active in multiple professional organizations, including the American College of Healthcare Executives, American Nurses Association, Oncology Nursing Society and the Illinois Nurses Association.