Christopher J De Haan, MSW, MPA, BSN, RN, LCSW, CCMC
Disclosures: Nothing to disclose





              4862 W Jonathon Road              (801) 718-2527

                    Highland, Utah 84003     








Bachelor of Science, Nursing, Brigham Young University, 2007

Associates of Science, Nursing, Salt Lake Community College, 2005



Master of Public Administration, Health Services Administration, University of Utah, 1998 Cognate: Health Care Administration


Social Work

Master of Social Work, Our Lady of the Lake University, 1993

Bachelor of Science, Brigham Young University, 1991

Major: Social Work





            Intermountain Healthcare    

                         Director of Hospital Care Management July 2017 – Present

      Portfolio: Intermountain Medical Center, Primary Children’s Hospital, Park City        

      Hospital, Heber Valley Hospital and The Orthopedic Specialty Hospital


          Develop strategic planning process for day-to-day operations, standards of care and attainment of organizational goals for assigned clinical departments.

          Improved access to Care Management by providing care 7 days a week

          Increased Care Management compliance with ACO and SNF QII patients and their transitions.

          Ensured compliance with CMS Conditions of Participation in Care Management

          Direct collaborative problem solving among interdepartmental disciplines.



              Intermountain Healthcare – LDS Hospital              

              Director – Patient Care Services – July 2014 – July 2017 Portfolio: Emergency Department, ICU, Bone Marrow

Transplant/Oncology Unit, Respiratory Services, Infusion Services, EKG/Echo,

Bone Marrow Transplant Hospital-Based Clinic

          Develop strategic planning process for day-to-day operations, standards of care and attainment of organizational goals for assigned clinical departments.

          Direct collaborative problem solving among interdepartmental disciplines.

          Allocates available resources to promote efficient, effective, safe and compassionate nursing care based on current stands of practice.

          Responsible for the implementation of Intermountain’s mission, vision and values and the Healing Commitments.

          Collaborate with departments, physicians, service lines and across facility and regions on benchmarks and best practices to ensure optimal patient care.

Intermountain Healthcare – LDS Hospital Nurse Manager, October 2010 – July 2014

In-patient Behavioral Health, Geropsych and Medical Detox Units

         Assisted in organizing, planning, development and opening of a 12 bed medical detox unit, a 34 bed in-patient adult psychiatric unit and a 12 bed Geropsych Unit. 

         Collaborative member of the Behavioral Health Managers Council which focused on regulatory requirements, patient safety and providing the highest standard of behavioral health care.

         Responsible for development, implementation and management of annual capital/operating and personnel budget for department. 

         Responsible for department performance and compliance with patient safety initiatives, federal, state and other regulatory bodies. 

         Maintaining an establishing an accountable culture that focused on safety, dignity and engagement.


Intermountain Healthcare

Registered Nurse- December 2005 – October 2010      

         Med/Surg  LDSH, Cottonwood and Altaview Hospitals

         Worked In-patient Psychiatry and Medical Detox at LDS Hospital

         Worked Intermountain Homecare Services


Intermountain Healthcare – Geriatrics/Senior Clinics Continuum Care Manager/Assistant Director, November 1997 – October 2010 

         Assisted in the development of Intermountain Senior Clinics.

         Engaged seniors and their families in care management practice throughout the healthcare continuum.

         Oversaw staffing, clinic schedules, quality outcomes, patient engagement 

         Oversaw and recognized for quality compliance

         Prepared and presented capital requests and operational budgets        


Wasatch Counseling Services

Owner/Director, January 1993– December 2007

Residential Substance Abuse Treatment and Domestic Violence

         Organized and developed a women’s specific in-patient substance abuse program at the Utah State Prison entitled Excell – a 60 bed program.

         Developed and directed a women’s specific in-patient domestic violence program at the Utah State Prison for a 45 bed program

         Oversaw program development, delivery and training of staff.

         Successfully managed and negotiated contracts with the State of Utah

University of Utah Hospital and Clinics

            Social Worker, January 1992 – January 1997

Acute Rehabilitation Services

         Assessed, planned, organized, coordinated, implemented and monitored the needs, services and resources needed to respond to an individual's needs including the stroke, brain injury and spinal cord injury populations.

         Provided individual, family and group therapeutic services to patients with spinal cord injuries


Utah State Prison and Utah State Hospital - Forensics

Social Worker, January 1989 – January 1992

  • Worked on the forensic unit as an SSW
  • Assisted the development and creation of a Forensic Mental Health Unit at the Prison as part of the Henry v Deland lawsuit. Prior to the development of the unit at the Prison, Psychiatric services were contracted with the Utah State Hospital. Provided management of the unit, training and oversight of staff, therapeutic services.




Emerging Leader Award – Utah Nurses Association, December 2014


Keynote Speaker – Salt Lake Community College Commencements: College of Nursing,  December 2014


Extraordinary Service Award for Dedication to and Effectively Serving Patients of the Urban Central Region, 2014, Intermountain Healthcare Board of Trustees


Outstanding Therapeutic Services Award for Substance Abuse Services, 2003, Utah State Prison 


Outstanding Educational Provider for Jordan School District (Draper site), 1997




LDS Hospitals Patient Safety and Practice Council 

                            Co-Director Lead 2017


LDS Hospital’s Employee and Patient Engagement Council

                            Co-Director 2015 - 2016


Nurse Manager Committee – Intermountain Healthcare Urban Central Region 

                            Chair 2014

Committee Member 2013


UCR Interdisciplinary Committee 

                            Member 2013


              UCR Core Leadership Development Team

                            Member 2013


              National Association of Social Work – Brigham Young University Chapter 

                            President 1991




Intermountain Healthcare

Nurse Manager Fellowship Program, 2013 

                               Management Curriculum 1999 and 2010

                               Facilitators Program 1998 


Licensed Clinical Social Worker 

State of Utah #138269-3501


Registered Nurse  

State of Utah #138269-3102


Certified Case Manager - Commission for Case Management Certification (CCMC)

National ID # 00037446

Christopher J. De Haan