Rhonda L. Barcus, MS

Program Specialist II
National Rural Health Resource Center (The Center)
Rural Health Innovations (RHI)
(904) 321-7607

Rhonda joined The Center in 2012 and brings experience of over twenty-five years in hospital settings. She currently works as a Project Specialist with the Small Rural Hospital Transition (SRHT) project.

Originally, Rhonda worked as the Project Associate for the Rural Hospital Performance Improvement (RHPI) project, since June of 2010, and developed the Recommendation Adoption Progress (RAP) reporting process, which focuses primarily on gathering and analyzing project outcome data. Rhonda is also an independent contractor with Northside Hospital in Atlanta, where she works with leadership teams to improve their effectiveness - related to organization-wide goals. She has worked with organizational development and coordinated projects concerning Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS), employee recruitment and retention, and staff and leadership development. She was previously in private practice and has experience with group, individual and couples therapy.

Rhonda holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Wesleyan College in Macon, GA and a Master Degree in Psychology from Georgia College. She is currently licensed in Georgia as a professional counselor.

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