Amanda Ordonez, PhD, RN
Amanda Ordonez, PhD, RN, is the Program Director of Chamberlain University’s Pearland campus and a Dean of Academic Affairs for Chamberlain University’s Texas Alliance. Dr. Ordonez has more than 17 years of combined clinical, leadership and academic experience.
Most recently, Dr. Ordonez served as the Director of the Nursing at College of the Mainland in Texas City, TX. She was the inaugural Director of Nursing for the new Bachelor of Science in Nursing RN to BSN program. She also served as the Director of Nursing for the Associate Degree in Nursing, Vocational Nursing, Certified Nursing Assistant, and CPR/BLS programs prior to and during establishment of the RN to BSN program. Dr. Ordonez has demonstrated leadership excellence in planning, developing, facilitating, and evaluating curricular outcomes in various nursing programs in collaboration with faculty.
Dr. Ordonez started her career as a Gynecology/Oncology nurse at The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Tx. Here, she went on to provide nursing care in Hematology/Oncology, Transplant, Orthopedics, Medical-Surgical, Antepartum, and Postpartum areas of nursing. Dr. Ordonez then began her career in nursing education as Assistant Professor in Nursing and later transitioned to the Program Coordinator of the Associate Degree in Nursing program prior to becoming the Director of Nursing at College of the Mainland.
Dr. Ordonez earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree from The University of Texas Medical Branch, her Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree in Leadership and Management from Western Governor’s University, and a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree in Nursing from The University of Texas Medical Branch.
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