April 25, 2019

Paige Down hired as new director of maternal child services

Down brings more than three decades of health care management and clinical experience to her role at Kaiser Permanente Hawaii.

HONOLULU — Kaiser Permanente Hawaii has hired Paige Down, RN, MSN, as the director of maternal child services at Moanalua Medical Center. She is responsible for overseeing all planning, staffing and coordinating functions of maternal child services, including labor and delivery, pediatrics, the mother-baby unit and the neonatal intensive care unit.

Down has 15 years of experience in health care management, serving most recently as manager of women and children services at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital in Hood River, Oregon. There, she provided expertise in all aspects of operations and implemented new initiatives and programs to improve education, care and efficiencies in the department. Down also has 15 years of clinical experience in pediatric and newborn care. She earned her bachelor’s degree in nursing from Linfield-Good Samaritan School of Nursing in Portland, Oregon, and master’s degree in nursing from Western Governors University in Salt Lake City, Utah.

About Kaiser Permanente
Kaiser Permanente is committed to helping shape the future of health care. We are recognized as one of America’s leading health care providers and not-for-profit health plans. Founded in 1945, Kaiser Permanente has a mission to provide high-quality, affordable health care services and to improve the health of our members and the communities we serve. We currently serve more than 12.2 million members in eight states and the District of Columbia. Care for members and patients is focused on their total health and guided by their personal Permanente Medical Group physicians, specialists and team of caregivers. Our expert and caring medical teams are empowered and supported by industry-leading technology advances and tools for health promotion, disease prevention, state-of-the-art care delivery and world-class chronic disease management. Kaiser Permanente is dedicated to care innovations, clinical research, health education and the support of community health.

Laura Lott