Spring Hill, Florida (December 10, 2015) – Oak Hill Hospital announces the appointment of Tequila Fields, MSHA (Master of Science in Healthcare Administration), OTR/L (Occupational Therapist Registered/Licensed), as Director of Rehabilitation Services.
Ms. Fields comes to Oak Hill Hospital from Avante at Melbourne Rehab Center in Melbourne, Florida, where she also served as Director of Rehabilitation. Ms. Fields is a registered occupational therapist equipped with 11 plus years of experience as a rehabilitation director. She has managed and directed teams of 25 plus physical therapists, occupational therapists, and speech language pathologists at multiple rehabilitation/skilled nursing facilities. In fact, Ms. Fields has achieved “Staff Retention of the Year Award” three consecutive years while coordinating effective training initiatives and maintaining solid working relationships at select medical rehabilitation services, and multi-site setting with specializations in rehab/skilled nursing, ALF, and home health.
Ms. Fields holds a Master of Science (MS) in health administration from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She also holds a Bachelor of Science (BS) in occupational therapy from Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University. She is a registered occupational therapist and certified lymphedema therapist and holds a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate. She is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives and the American Occupational Therapy Association.
Attached photo: Tequila Fields, OTR/L, MSHA
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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. Over 300 physicians, 1,200 associates, and approximately 250 volunteers comprise Oak Hill Hospital’s healthcare delivery team.
It is located at 11375 Cortez Boulevard, Brooksville, 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.
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