Elgin Named Chief Nursing Officer of Behavioral Health Services
She will have responsibility for many areas of mental health and substance abuse care at Cone Health.
Greensboro – Cameron Elgin, DNP, is the chief nursing officer of behavioral health services for Cone Health. Elgin is accountable for nursing operations, nursing practice, quality, safety, productivity, and patient experience. She works with physicians and others across Cone Health to plan, develop and implement patient-focused nursing care.
Behavioral health services consist of the 80-bed Cone Health Behavioral Health Hospital, a 25-bed behavioral health unit at Alamance Regional Medical Center, three outpatient clinics and the behavioral health urgent care center operated jointly with Guilford County. Between June 1, 2021, and June 30, 2022, more than 11,500 people sought behavioral health care with Cone Health.
Elgin’s first position at Cone Health was as director of a hospital rehabilitation unit. She has spent considerable time in nursing professional development and special projects in nursing.
Elgin earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from the University of North Carolina-Greensboro. She obtained her Master of Science in Nursing from Gardener-Webb University and her Doctor of Nursing Practice from the University of North Carolina-Charlotte.
Elgin is a graduate of the Cone Health Executive Nurse Leadership Academy. She is a mental health first aid trainer and a former North Carolina Great 100 Nurse.