Spring Hill, Florida (March 10, 2017) – Oak Hill Hospital announces that for the second year in a row two of its nursing departments have been recognized by HCA in its “Unit of Distinction” initiative. This year’s Unit of Distinction award went to Oak Hill Hospital’s sixth floor ortho/spine unit led by Robert Linares, BSN, RN, CCRN (Critical Care RN), NE-BC (Nurse Executive-Board Certified), RRT (Registered Respiratory Therapist), Director and Kathy Roseus, RN, BSN, ONC (Orthopaedic Certified Nurse), Manager. This award represents members in the top 5% of HCA’s 477 medical/surgical units.
A Unit of Distinction honorable mention (top 10%) was also awarded to Oak Hill Hospital’s second floor neuro/tele unit led by Susan Cooper, MSN, BSN, RN-BC (RN Board Certified), Stacey Macmahon, RN-BC, Manager, Neuro/Tele/CDU.
About the Medical/Surgical Unit of Distinction Initiative
The medical-surgical Unit of Distinction represents the top performing medical-surgical departments within HCA. HCA has established a program to recognize top performing units displaying exemplary performance in leadership, clinical practice, and operations. Excellence in medical-surgical nursing recognizes that it takes a mature performing team of clinical staff demonstrating a commitment to professional development, positive patient outcomes, and adoption of efficient practices to achieve high performance results.
The Unit of Distinction award recognizes and celebrates the individual departments that are defining Excellence in Medical-Surgical Nursing. These units serve as role models for other HCA Medical-Surgical departments, serving as Units of Distinction.
Attached photos: Photo #1: Members of the Oak Hill Hospital’s sixth floor ortho/spine department.
Photo #2: Oak Hill Hospital’s third floor neuro/tele department.
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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 (280 beds), and its largest private employer. Oak Hill Hospital’s healthcare delivery team includes 300 physicians, 1,200 associates, and approximately 250 volunteers.
The new Maternity Suites at Oak Hill Hospital opened in June of 2016, offering advanced labor and delivery capabilities in a comfortable and family centered setting. Oak Hill Hospital offers several unique programs in the area, including Hernando County’s only comprehensive cardiovascular program, a graduate medical education program, a hospitalist program, 24/7 intensivists, and 24/7 on site radiologists. Please visit our website for a comprehensive listing of all Oak Hill Hospital accreditations, awards, and distinctions.
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.