President and senior operating officer, Covenant Care and Covenant Living
Sheli Murphy, a seasoned leader from within the Covenant family, assumed the role of president and senior operating officer of Covenant Care and Covenant Living in July 2021.
Previously, Sheli provided leadership to 11 Covenant Health rural health facilities in Alberta located in four of the five Alberta Health Services zones. She also served as the executive lead for professional practice, clinical research, research and libraries.
Sheli has held leadership roles in Catholic health care for over 20 years. She has served as acting president of Caritas Health Group, as vice-president for the Misericordia Community Hospital and concurrently as chief nursing officer with Caritas Health Group leading academics and research. She has extensive clinical experience as a registered nurse in pediatrics and emergency care and has been an educator, research assistant and frontline manager.
Sheli’s education includes a master’s degree in nursing and business administration healthcare management and a doctor of philosophy in business administration specializing in leadership and administration with a focus on social return on investment.
As president and senior operating officer, Sheli oversees the continued execution of Covenant Care and Covenant Living’s plans, further aligning our mission, vision and values within the Covenant family.