Nursing Executive Embraces Collaborative Approach to Care

Kanoe Allen has been named Chief Nursing Executive at Shriners Hospitals for Children ─ Northern California.  Ms. Allen has extensive experience in nurse leadership. Before joining the Northern California Shriners Hospital team, she served as vice president, chief operating and nursing officer at Hoag Orthopedic Institute in Orange County, Calif.

“I am inspired by the Shriners Hospital mission and honored to join a team of professionals so clearly focused on the needs of children,” said Ms. Allen.

“To be part of an organization that is both established and expanding is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. I look forward to working collaboratively with the entire hospital team to build new clinical programs that will allow even more children to benefit from the comprehensive, complex care that is the hallmark of Shriners Hospitals,” she added.

Ms. Allen has a special interest in partnering to build new clinical programs, empowering staff, building teams, and growing the business enterprise to accommodate associated changes.  She has extensive experience in managing complex operating issues. As Chief Nursing Executive at the Northern California Shriners Hospital, Ms. Allen will direct inpatient nursing, care management, surgical services, respiratory therapy, pharmaceutical services and other clinical services.

Shriners Hospitals for Children is devoted to transforming the lives of children through excellence in treatment, teaching and research.  Located at 2425 Stockton Boulevard in Sacramento, Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California provides care to children with orthopaedic conditions, spinal cord injuries, burns, cleft lip, scars from any cause and other complex surgical needs. There are no barriers to care as admission is based on age and diagnosis.   Care is provided regardless of the family’s ability to pay. For further information call (916) 453-2000.

Media Contact:  Catherine Curran | Public Relations (916) 453-2218 |


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