Deidre Fitzpatrick MSN, RN, COO
Deidre Fitzpatrick is the Chief Operating Officer at Hired Power, where she works closely with the leadership team to continue growing and developing the services Hired Power can offer through her skills and knowledge of addiction and behavioral health from a nursing perspective.
Deidre joins Hired Power with over 7 years of nursing experience, working in addiction and behavioral health. Deidre served as a nurse manager of an adult locked psychiatric unit, a chemical dependency unit, and an outpatient chemical dependency program. Prior to managing these departments, Deidre worked as a bedside nurse in both locked psychiatric units and chemical dependency units.
Deidre expressed her enthusiasm “I am blessed to have the opportunity to work beside Nanette Zumwalt, in a field that I am so passionate about. The reputation that comes with Hired Power is one to be admired and I am so happy to be a part of the team.”
Before transitioning to the nursing field of addiction and behavioral health, Deidre worked in the education field as a preschool teacher. Deidre obtained her Bachelor’s in Child and Adolescent Development and then went on to get her Masters in Nursing Leadership and Education.
Deidre grew up in Orange County, CA where she currently resides with her husband and two children. Deidre’s passions include spending time with friends and family, being outdoors, party planning, crafting, gardening, and cooking.