Amanda Atkinson, Chief Executive Officer

Amanda Atkinson, MBA, MHA, MSN, RN, CCRN, TCRN, is the chief executive officer of Select Specialty Hospital – Savannah. In this role since 2021, she oversees hospital operations, quality and employee engagement initiatives.

Previously, Amanda worked for the SouthPark Surgery Center as an executive administrator. In this position, she oversaw clinical and business operations for the ambulatory center. Earlier, Amanda held the title of executive CEO administrator for The Surgery Center at Edgewater, where she tripled the case volume per year while simultaneously maintaining high patient satisfaction scores.

Additionally, Amanda was the chief nursing officer for HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital. She also worked as the assistant nurse manager for surgical trauma ICU, emergency department director, clinical shift supervisor and assistant nurse manager for surgical ICU, in medical centers across North and South Carolina.

She has a Bachelor of Science in nursing from the Barton College- Wilson, Master of Science in nursing from Queens University of Charlotte, master’s in healthcare administration and business administration from Pfeiffer University- Charlotte, and doctorate in strategic leadership from Liberty University - Lynchburg.

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