Hudson, Florida (February 2, 2018) – Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point announces the appointment of Susan Cooper, MSN, BSN, RN-BC, as Director of SICU and Trauma Stepdown Unit. Ms. Cooper returns to Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point from her position as Vice President of Cardiac Services at Oak Hill Hospital. She has been with HCA for 18 years and served as a nurse for 25 years. Ms. Cooper holds a Master of Science degree in Nursing Leadership from Walden University and a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from the University of South Florida. She is board certified in cardiovascular nursing.
Ms. Cooper began her career as an open heart stepdown and then moved on to become a manager at Bayonet Point over CSU and CSSU. She then transferred to Oak Hill Hospital for four years where she served in a variety of positions culminating as Vice President of Cardiac Services.
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.comor www.heartoftampa.com or visit us on Facebook.