Ramona Basnight, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, has been appointed associate chief nursing officer for DCI Oncology Services, Wake County. She assumed her new role on July 18.
"Ramona is known to many of you, so it’s no surprise that she brings a wealth of oncology nursing leadership to the team, having previously served as interim associate chief nursing officer and clinical operations director for Ambulatory Care Services & Hospital-Based Clinics at Duke University Hospital; nurse manager of Operations for Duke Cancer Center Cary Radiation Oncology and Duke Cancer Center Cary; and nurse manager for women's cancers at Duke University Hospital," said Monica Cfarku, RN, MSN, BMTCN, CCM, NE-BC, assistant vice president and chief of Oncology Nursing Services, Duke Cancer Institute, in a written announcement to DCI faculty and staff welcoming Basnight.
Basnight obtained her Doctor of Nursing Practice from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and is currently a post-doctorate scholar at Duke University School of Nursing. She is a certified Advanced Nurse Executive, a Master TeamSTEPPS Trainer, and Lean Six Sigma Green Belt. She has received multiple awards, most recently the 2022 Duke Friends of Nursing Award for Excellence in Nursing Leadership.