Baptist Health Leadership Team

Our people are at the heart of our mission to serve our communities. Deeply instilled in each of our leaders is the sincere dedication to bring expert health care through world-class innovation and service to our communities. By maintaining close relationships with the people in our communities, our leaders have access to consistent, reliable feedback that helps us strengthen our care processes and improve the health of everyone we serve.
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Kristen Lemus, MSN, MHA, RN

Group Chief Nursing Officer

Kristen Lemus, MSN, MHA, RN, is the Group Chief Nursing Officer for Baptist Health System’s six acute-care hospitals in San Antonio and New Braunfels as well as our sister hospitals in the Valley and Nacogdoches, Texas. As CNE Kristen guides nursing practice and quality and is a mentor to nine Chief Nursing Officers.

Kristen started with Baptist Health System in 2006. Prior to her present position, Kristen served as Chief Nursing Officer for Northeast Baptist Hospital. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from the University of Texas Health Science Center, a Master of Science in Nursing and a Master of Healthcare Administration from the University of Phoenix.