PeaceHealth promotes Zender to president for hospital services for 4 Northwest hospitals

PeaceHealth promoted Dale Zender to president of hospital services, northwest. Previously Zender was chief administrative officer for PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center.

In the new role, Zender is responsible for all hospital operations at the following PeaceHealth medical centers in northwest Washington: PeaceHealth St. Joseph, in Bellingham; PeaceHealth United General, in Sedro-Woolley; and PeaceHealth Peace Island, in Friday Harbor on San Juan Island. He’s also responsible for PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center in Ketchikan, Alaska.

The promotion is related to PeaceHealth’s effort to change with the health care industry, according to a PeaceHealth press release.

Zender has worked for PeaceHealth for 30 years, primarily in operations and finance leadership roles. In 2011, he received the “John Tiscornia Award,” which honors at least 20 years of service modeling outstanding leadership, stewardship and exemplification of PeaceHealth values.

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