Cowan Hired as Director of Nursing
Authored by Vlad Grubyy
WESTMINSTER — Kimberly Cowan, a Northfield resident, has joined Recovery Centers of America (RCA), a neighborhood-based addiction treatment provider, as its director of nursing for its Westminster location.
Cowan will be responsible for directing, planning and coordinating the activities of all nursing personnel on staff to ensure regulatory compliance and high quality clinical care.
“We’re excited to have Kimberly leading our nursing and medical teams,” said Recovery Centers of America-Westminster CEO Michael Stuart. “Her extensive background directing and implementing new processes and procedures for patient care strengthens our team and enhances our ability to provide the necessary medical services for our patients.”
Before joining RCA, Cowan worked at Acadia Healthcare within its New England region, most recently as director of quality management. She previously served as the company’s director of nursing.
Cowan received her bachelor’s degree in nursing from Lady of the Elms College in Chicope. She is a member of the Opiate Abuse Prevention Task Force for Western Massachusetts, and is a registered nurse in Massachusetts, Vermont and New Hampshire.