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Washington’s 10th Annual Leaders in Health Care Awards

Washington’s 10th Annual Leaders in Health Care Awards

Lisa Stubenrauch, Issaquah Nursing & Rehabilitation's Administrator, is a finalist for Washington’s 10th Annual Leaders in Health Care Awards. Seattle Business magazine searched for individuals who pioneered efforts to advance Washington's world-class health sector. The Leaders in Health Care Awards recognize excellent patient care, outstanding leadership and thoughtful innovation.  Again this year, with more brilliantly-qualified nominations than ever, it was a long day of deliberations to select honored Finalists for the ten categories of Health Care Awards. Nominations were judged by a team of experts and leaders, and honorees will be recognized at an awards banquet at Bell Harbor International Conference Center on March 1, 2018.

As a winner, Lisa will be called to the podium to offer remarks at the prestigious event and she will be included in the March issue of Seattle Business Magazine.

Lisa started her career in Health Care as an LPN working in a Skilled Nursing Facility. She climbed the ranks by working as an RN Medication Treatment Nurse, Resident Care Manager, Weekend Supervisor, Convent Nurse, Assistant Director of Nursing, Director of Nursing and ultimately as Administrator.  

Lisa supervises the daily operations of the facility, overseeing staff and personnel, patient care, financial management, customer service, marketing and community outreach, supply purchasing and Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement.  

Her professional achievements include raising a 1 STAR Skilled Nursing Facility to 5 STARS and maintaining the rating for over 7 years.  In 2012 Lisa won the WHCA Administrator of the Year and WHCA Nursing Home Week Quality Award.  She was again honored for her accomplishments, ethical standards and professionalism by receiving the 2016 National Association Directors of Nursing Administration (NADONA) Nurse Administrator of the Year.  Lisa won the NADONA Director of Nursing of the Year for the NW Region, Washington State Qualis Awards of Excellence in Healthcare Quality for both 2016 and 2017. In 2017, she received the Skilled Nursing Executive Director Award presented by the Washington Health Care Association.

Lisa holds her individual staff members to the highest standards of ethical behavior. Her integrity, honesty and moral character are impeccable. Our low employee turnover rate is attributed to Lisa’s ability to foster an environment that is welcoming and friendly, resulting in fulfilled staff. She is available 24/7 for her staff, patients, and the community.


She asks nothing of you that she would not do herself.