North Suburban Medical Center recently announced the appointment of Melanie Leise, BSN, RN to Director of Emergency Services.

Leise is a familiar HealthONE face having worked at Swedish Medical Center and The Medical Center of Aurora. In her most recent role, she served as the associate director of Emergency Services overseeing Swedish Medical Center's emergency department. Prior to her role at Swedish medical Center, she served in both staff and leadership roles at The Medical Center of Aurora.

"I have personally worked with Melanie and know her to be a positive leader who is an advocate for her teams and passionate about delivering high quality care to her patients. I am confident that she will be a fantastic addition to our already high performing Emergency Department and our North Suburban family," said Angie Voigt, Chief Nursing Officer at North Suburban Medical Center.

Melanie has a proven track record of exceptional performance in patient experience, collaboration and improving the efficiency of departments.

Leise has Bachelor of Nursing (BSN) degree, is a Registered Nurse (RN). In 2019, Leise will receive her Masters of Science in Nursing degree from the Denver College of Nursing this Fall., and will is PCCN (Progressive Care Certified Nurse) certified by the American Association of Critical Care Nurses. She is currently enrolled in the Doctorate of Nursing Practice program, with an emphasis in leadership and health care systems, at the University of Colorado Anschutz with an anticipated graduation in 2021.

Leise joined North Suburban on April 23, 2019.