Regional Center for Maternal and Pediatric Care - Labor and Delivery
Kari joined Lowell General Hospital in 2016 as the Manager of Labor and Delivery at the Birthplace. In her role, Ms. Hoddeson oversees clinical operations for 12 Labor and Delivery rooms, a 4-bay triage unit with 4 additional intrapartum beds, and two active C-Section surgical suites. She has over 22 years of experience as a Labor and Delivery Nurse, as well a Clinical Nurse Resource Leader in Labor and Delivery. Her prior experience includes working in maternity units at Beverly Hospital, Melrose Wakefield Hospital, Tufts Medical Center, and Massachusetts General Hospital. Kari brings a positive can do attitude to her role, and is highly skilled in team building, safety, quality and education. Kari earned her Bachelor of Science Degree is in Nursing from University of New Hampshire in Durham, NH, and her Certification in In-patient Obstetrics. She is an active member of Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN).