Chief Nursing Officer
Amy Visser-Lynch, MSN, RN, serves as the Chief Nursing Officer at Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center (MAHHC), a position she assumed in January 2019.
Prior to being appointed to this position, Amy was the Director of Staff Education at MAHHC since 2015. She has also served as the Hospital’s Director of Outpatient Clinical Practice, and as Interim Emergency Department Manager. Amy has worked as a nurse in emergency rooms, special care units, and other settings at hospitals including Grace Cottage Hospital in Townshend, Vermont, Brattleboro Memorial Hospital, Homestead Hospital in Homestead, FL, and Fishermen’s Hospital in Marathon, FL. She is a graduate of Florida Keys Community College, and of Walden University, where she earned her master of Science in Nursing with a concentration in education.
As an educator, Amy has managed all staff education and professional development at MAHHC while overseeing a staff of four people. Her prior teaching experience also includes work as a Clinical Associate for the practical nursing program at Vermont Technical College, and Preceptor to newly hired ER employees at both Grace Cottage and Homestead Hospital. She has served as a clinic coach at Dartmouth College, worked as a Clinical Educator as Grace Cottage, and taught a range of life support certification classes as a certified American Heart Association instructor.
She is a member of the Emergency Nurses Association, American Nurses Association, Vermont State Nurses Association, and the Association for Nursing Professional Development.
Amy is a resident of Townshend, VT.