Melissa Salus

Director of Patient Care

Melissa Salus is the Director of Patient Care for Heart of Hospice – New Orleans, Louisiana. She began her nursing career over 24 years ago in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit before becoming a Clinical Educator and later the Director of Performance Improvement for West Jefferson Medical Center until 2005. In 2005, she returned to her true calling of hospice. Since then, she he has held multiple roles in the hospice field, including Hospice Field Nurse, Admission Coordinator, and her current role of Director of Patient Care.