HMH announces two new nursing positions

Harrison Memorial Hospital (HMH) is pleased to announce two new positions in the nursing department. Shannan Allison, BSN, RN is the new Director of Nursing and Ashley Kincade, RN, CIC, HACP-CMS, is the new Director of Quality, Regulatory, and Infection Prevention. With these newly added positions, working directly with the Chief Nursing Officer, it will continue to strengthen nursing here at HMH as we continue to work towards efficient, high-quality, and safe clinical practice to allow us to achieve excellent clinical outcomes for our patients. 

A native of Bourbon County, Allison has spent her career here at HMH starting as a certified nursing aide in 2003, graduating from Morehead University with an associates degree in nursing in 2009. She completed her Bachelor’s of Science degree from Indiana Wesleyan University in 2014. Previously, she has recently served as the Education Coordinator/Employee Health Nurse and House Supervisor and has led our educational programs, ACLS, PALS, and BLS. Allison also assisted through the years with outreach and community education needs. In her new role, Allison will supervise the house supervisors, float nurses and nursing education and employee health nurse.

“Shannan is extremely knowledgeable about hospital operations and has elevated nursing throughout her years here at HMH through education and clinical expertise especially during the COVID-19 pandemic,” says Kathy Tussey, HMH Chief Operating and Nursing Officer. “Her tireless work and always putting others first is what makes her a perfect candidate to take on this role.  I am so proud to work with Shannan and look forward to continuing to enhance nursing services here at HMH.”

Kincade is a native of Paris, KY, graduating from Bourbon County High School in 2002. She earned her associates in nursing degree from Maysville Community and Technical College at the Licking Valley Campus in 2017. Prior to joining HMH, Kincade worked at Bourbon Heights in Paris, KY as an infection control and wound care nurse. She became the HMH infection preventionist at HMH in 2019 and recently named manager of the department in 2021. In addition, Kincade is the Certified in Infection Control (CIC®) and Healthcare Accreditation. 

“Ashley has worked extremely hard to develop process and protocols to keep our patients and staff safe during her time here at HMH and has continued to enhance her knowledge by becoming certified in Infection Prevention and Healthcare Accreditation,” says Kathy Tussey, HMH Chief Operating and Nursing Officer. “Ashley has shown amazing resolve and work ethic and I am excited to have her take on these additional responsibilities as the world of Infection Control and Quality continues to become an integral part of the healthcare landscape,” 

Please join us in welcoming and supporting both of them in their new roles.