Nathan Adelson Hospice today announced the promotion of Cheryl Johnston to clinical manager for its Pahrump office. In her new role, Johnston will oversee home care, triage, continuous care and transition care teams, promote excellent patient care through effective leadership, continue to develop a culture of safety, excellence and exceed operations and quality metrics. 

“We’re very grateful for Cheryl’s commitment to Nathan Adelson Hospice. She has become an integral part of our Pahrump team,” said President and CEO of Nathan Adelson Hospice Karen Rubel. “We believe she is the best choice to lead our team in Pahrump. She has such strong ties to the community and will continue to ensure our patients and their families receive the highest quality care.” 

Johnston joined the Nathan Adelson Hospice team in 2012 as a graduate student, obtained a master’s degree in social work from the University of Nevada – Las Vegas (UNLV) and was officially hired as a licensed social worker in 2014 for the Pahrump team. Throughout her time with the hospice, Johnston has been instrumental in the ‘We Honor Veterans’ program by providing Veteran-specific training to staff along with implementing internal processes to ensure excellent care to the Veteran population using the hospices services. Johnston is currently working towards her Ph.D. in Psychology, specializing in trauma and disaster relief, and acts as a Visiting Lecturer to UNLV’s School of Social Work by providing education regarding Veteran care, end of life care, aging and trauma. 

About Nathan Adelson Hospice 
Nathan Adelson Hospice, the trusted partner in hospice care and palliative medicine, is the oldest, largest and only non-profit hospice in Southern Nevada. Founded in 1978, Nathan Adelson Hospice provides comprehensive end-of-life care to more than 400 patients and families every day. Recognized as a national model for superior care, the vision of Nathan Adelson Hospice is that no one should end the journey of life alone, afraid or in pain.