Chris Recinos, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, NEA-BC Nurse Executive, Entrepreneur, Podcast Host, Mental Health Advocate
Dr. Chris Recinos is the CEO and founder of Nurse Leader Network, and Tikidas an educational platform for nurses. She is also the creator of the mental health app for teens, Hello, Harmony.
Her former roles include Chief Nurse Executive for Kaiser Permanente South Bay Medical Center, Deputy Nurse Executive for the Veterans Administration, and a variety of academic, nurse practitioner, and registered nurse roles. In her spare time, she can be found advocating for suicide prevention policies
Here in episode #109, Chris starts our show with an important message and reminder that YOU MATTER. Chris is a chief nurse executive turned entrepreneur and shares an amazing story about the nurse that set her on her path. Chris shares with us key insights into her motivation and drives throughout her entrepreneurial journey.
Chris reflects on a dark moment story centered around leadership bias and having tough conversations. She shares how she uses fun facts to build strong connections across her teams. She spotlights team burnout during COVID-19 and reminding us to stay mindful of our personal limits. Chris shares how COVID-19 has faster creativity and innovation across healthcare.
She gives us great insights on how we can all become advocates and supporters for improving mental health; calls out diversity and inclusion as a key opportunity for improvement in health care, and closes our show with the best career advice that she’s ever received and has ever given.