St. James Announces New Mission Director
April 01, 2011
Mary Pat Campbell has been named Director of Mission Services at St. James Healthcare. Campbell will be responsible for ensuring strategic integration of the mission and core values of the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth Health System (SCLHS) at St. James Healthcare. Her duties will include advocating for the health care needs of the poor, providing leadership for the hospital’s Ethics Team, and enhancing spirituality-in-the-workplace practices.
Chuck Wright, St. James Healthcare CEO, said, “We are pleased to welcome Mary Pat to our team at St. James Healthcare, and back to her hometown of Butte. With her broad experience and expertise in ministry and in health care, she will be an asset to our leadership team, to our employees, and to our patients as we continue to fulfill our mission to improve the health of the individuals and communities we serve.”
For the past four years, Campbell served as the chaplain for the Heart and Vascular Institute at Aspirus Wausau Hospital. Prior to that, she provided ministry in long-term-care facilities and hospice. In her first career, Campbell worked as a nurse in Iowa and North Carolina.
Campbell attended the University of Montana at Billings, and graduated from St. Luke Methodist Hospital/Coe College School of Nursing in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. She is Board Certified with the National Association of Catholic Chaplains (NACC) and served as the NACC Pre-Conference Program co-chair for the 2010 national conference. Through Aspirus Wausau Hospital, Campbell completed five units of its clinical pastoral education program as well as an internship in clinical pastoral care. She also holds certifications in youth ministry, advanced religious education, and ethics.
Mary Pat (Davis) Campbell has three grown children and two grandsons.