Hudson, Florida (January 30, 2018) – Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point proudly announces the promotion of Evangeline “Vangie” Pagulayan, BSN, as Manager of Surgical Services where she will be overseeing pre-admission testing, same day surgery, the Post-Anesthesia Care Unit, EBCD education (Evidenced-Based Clinical Documentation) and the entire OR patient experience.
Ms. Pagulayan began at Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point in 1983 serving on the medical/surgical unit and later worked in the surgical intensive care unit before joining the post-anesthesia care unit. She has been recognized for her clinical and service excellence on numerous occasions over the years. She has been the recipient of the Clinical Excellence Award (SICU), Employee Excellence Awards in the Post-Anesthesia Care Unit, and the Achievement & Excellence in Nursing Management by the Philippine Nurses’ Association of Gulf Coast of Florida. She was recognized with the Frist Humanitarian Award in 2014. MS. Pagulayan is presently a member of the Safety Committee at the HCA West Florida Division Shared Governance Council Surgical Services. She is a strong proponent of patient safety and process improvement.
About Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point
Regional Medical Center Bayonet has been serving the community since 1981. We are a 290-bed acute care hospital located in Hudson, FL and home of the nationally acclaimed Heart Institute. We have more than 300 physicians, 1,264 employees and 400 volunteers on our integrated healthcare delivery team.
Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point has achieved distinction in the following areas:
- Level II Trauma Center
- Accredited by The Joint Commission
- Healthgrades Multi-Award Recipient
o Five Star Recipient for Hip Fracture Treatment for 13 years in a row (2005-2017)
o Five Star Recipient for Back Surgery eight years in a row (2010 – 2017)
o Five Star Recipient for Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm for two years in a row (2016 – 2017)
o Recipient of Healthgrades 2017 Patient Safety Excellence Award™
o Named among the top 5% in the nation for Patient Safety in 2017
o Five Star Recipient for Appendectomy for three years in a row (2015 – 2017)
- MRI, CT, Ultrasound, and Nuclear Medicine Accredited – American College of Radiology
- Accredited Community Cancer Program – American College of Surgeons
- Joint Commission Disease-Specific Certifications: sepsis
- Accredited Teaching Facility by the American Osteopathic Association, Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education
Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point is located at 14000 Fivay Road, Hudson, FL. 34667. For additional information on Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point visit www.rmchealth.com or www.heartoftampa.com or visit us on Facebook.