Nursing leader Schneider named president of Chilton Medical Center

Atlantic Health System ensures forward momentum and advancing healthier communities

Maureen Schneider has been named president of Chilton Medical Center, following a successful tenure as chief nurse and operations officer at Chilton that saw numerous clinical care and quality achievements, according to a Thursday announcement from Atlantic Health System.

Schneider served as interim president of Chilton since November 2021, following the transition of Stephanie Schwartz to president of Atlantic Health’s Overlook Medical Center.

Brian Gragnolati. (File photo)

“Maureen is leading the Chilton team with the passion and vision she has exemplified since joining Atlantic Health System,” said Brian Gragnolati, CEO and president of Atlantic Health System. “Through her collaborative leadership and dedication to our patients and caregivers, Maureen is ensuring Chilton’s forward momentum while advancing our mission to build healthier communities.”

“I’m honored and excited to continue my journey at Chilton Medical Center, and, as a president, contribute to its ongoing commitment to clinical excellence and extraordinary patient care,” Schneider said. “I look forward to working more broadly with our physicians, as well as our clinical and support teams who make Chilton the hospital our community looks to for high-quality care.”

Schneider joined Atlantic Health in 2014 as chief nurse and operations officer at Chilton. As an integral part of Chilton’s leadership team, she maintained clinical, financial and operational responsibilities for all inpatient and outpatient units and clinical services for the 260-bed community hospital

During the height of the pandemic in 2020, Schneider led Chilton to achieve Magnet Accreditation Recognition for Nursing Excellence, the third health care organization where she achieved this award.