Emerging Potential: AdventHealth Invests In Its Team Members

Chloe Hardin, RN
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Passionate and caring leaders are crucial for any health system. Their dedication to continued growth, provides hope to the future of an organization. This is why AdventHealth is investing into their leaders of tomorrow.

In 2018, AdventHealth Hendersonville developed the Emerging Leaders Program. It is an immersive, interactive program designed to nurture and develop leadership skills in team members who have expressed an interest in advancing their careers.

Each year, 10 rising, high-potential team members across the AdventHealth Hendersonville care system, are nominated to take part in this program, participating in a variety of leadership assessments, training and experiences. Todd Gothberg, AdventHealth Hendersonville Director of Organizational Development, facilitates the year-long program. “I love that AdventHealth is committed to building great leaders. I am blessed to be a part of the process,” says Gothberg.

Chloe Harden, RN, is one of the team members chosen for the inaugural class. When Harden’s clear leadership qualities were noticed by her superiors, they nominated her. “Chloe is someone who models a better way for all of us in health care and she stays true to our mission,” says, Beth Cassidy, DNP, MSN, NE-BC, RNC-OB, AdventHealth Hendersonville Director of Clinical Services: Emergency Department, Behavioral Health, and Clinical Education, Hardens former director.

“When I found out that I had been selected to be a part of the Emerging Leaders Program, I was very excited...This program is great. They hear what you have to say and guide and support you along the way. It’s like having a family cheering you on,” says Harden.

Harden and other participants in the program say their eyes have been opened to the multitude of jobs in the health system and how each role is vital. They learn how things come together behind the scenes and how their own work contributes to their mission of Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ.

“AdventHealth seeks to enable its leaders with passion and desire for the opportunity to be stretched in their knowledge and understanding, so they can reach new heights in their career and be a greater support for our hospital,” says Gothberg.“We care. So, we equip, develop and lead.”

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