Spring Hill, Florida (June 25, 2015) – Oak Hill Hospital announces the appointment of Mr. Chris De’Lain as its new Director of Food & Nutrition Services. Mr. De’Lain comes to Oak Hill Hospital from Medical Center of Trinity where he served as Executive Chef. This represents a promotion to a director position within the HCA hospital system. He and his family live in Spring Hill.
Mr. De’Lain is a long time HCA employee. He has served as Executive Chef and Retail Service Manager at Largo Medical Center prior to his service at Medical Center of Trinity.
Mr. De’Lain is a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America and has had considerable operations experience within the HCA West Florida Division. Mr. De’Lain has been involved in an operations assessment project, lending his expertise to multiple facilities in West Florida Division throughout the last two years.
In making the announcement Sonia Wellman, Chief Operating Officer, stated, “It is always a great experience when the staff, directors, and senior team members all rank the candidate as a great fit for our organization.”
Attached photo: Chris De’Lain
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About Oak Hill Hospital:
Oak Hill Hospital has been serving the Nature Coast since 1984. It is the largest medical facility in Hernando and Citrus Counties (262 acute care beds), is the area’s largest private employer, and offers Hernando County’s only comprehensive cardiovascular program, including open heart surgery. Approximately 370 physicians, almost 1100 associates, and over 250 volunteers comprise Oak Hill Hospital’s healthcare delivery team.
Oak Hill has demonstrated its healthcare leadership by achieving distinction as the:
[if !supportLists]· [endif]First hospital in the area to offer a Graduate Medical Education (GME) program with a residency in internal medicine.
[if !supportLists]· [endif]First hospital in the area to offer an on-site critical care intensivist program to provide 24/7 on-site intensive care in the 36 bed ICU of the hospital’s North Tower.
[if !supportLists]· [endif]First and only open heart surgery hospital in Hernando County.
[if !supportLists]· [endif]First hospital in our region to receive the Women’s Choice Award for Emergency Care Excellence two consecutive years by WomenCertified, home of the Women’s Choice Awards, one of two in Florida and one of 31 nationwide to have earned this award.
[if !supportLists]· [endif]First accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI (heart catheterization) and the first hospital in the area to achieve heart failure accreditation by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care.
[if !supportLists]· [endif]First and only advanced level primary stroke center in Hernando County to be fully accredited by The Joint Commission.
[if !supportLists]· [endif]First comprehensive Women’s Imaging Center in Hernando County and the first imaging center offering digital mammography with computer-aided detection.
[if !supportLists]· [endif]First hospital in the area to be recognized as an accredited cancer institute by the Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACoS).
[if !supportLists]· [endif]First hospital in the region to offer a comprehensive Orthopaedic & Spine Institute and first to achieve national certification by The Joint Commission for its hip & knee replacement and spinal fusion programs.
[if !supportLists]· [endif]First hospital in the region to receive the Women’s Choice Award for Orthopaedics by WomenCertified, home of the Women’s Choice Awards.
[if !supportLists]· [endif]First in the nation to have achieved 100% Board Certified Emergency Nurses, CENs, for which it was honored by the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA). Also recognized by the ENA as a two-time recipient of the Lantern Award. Only two hospitals in Florida and only 17 hospitals nationwide have earned this prestigious honor for exceptional and innovative leadership, practice, education, advocacy and research.
[if !supportLists]· [endif]Now offers the most advanced robotic assisted surgical system: the newly refined da Vinci® Si Surgical System.
[if !supportLists]· [endif]Named by The Joint Commission as one of the nation’s Top Performers on Key Quality Measures in Heart Attack, Heart Failure, Pneumonia, and Surgical Care.
It is located at 11375 Cortez Boulevard, Spring Hill, 1.9 miles east of US 19 on State Road 50. For more information about this release, please contact Richard W. Linkul, Director of Marketing, at 352-597-6383 or Richard.Linkul@HCAHealthcare.com. In Citrus call 352-628-6441. For more information about Oak Hill Hospital, visit our website at OakHillHospital.com, or like us on Facebook.