Pasco, Hillsborough & Pinellas, Florida – (March 19, 2018) Medical Center of Trinity proudly announces that its 2 West Nursing Unit has been recognized as the number one performing medical/surgical unit in all of HCA. The unit is under the direction Emy Santos, RN, Nurse Director, and Greg Kennedy, RN, Nurse Manager.
HCA has established the Medical Surgical Unit of Distinction Program to recognize top performing units displaying exemplary performance in Leadership, People 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 performing results.
The Unit of Distinction Award recognizes and celebrates the individual departments that are defining Excellence in Medical-Surgical Nursing. These units will serve as role models for other HCA Medical-Surgical Departments, serving as the Units of Distinction.
For the past three years, Medical Surgical Departments have been evaluated on over 20 criteria in the categories of Leadership, People and Operations. Recognition is awarded to the top 10% and the top 5% of units in HCA across all hospitals.
The 2 West Unit has been recognized for the past two years as performing in the top 10%. But Ms. Santos and Mr. Kennedy and their staff were focused on getting their team to the top, and so they did!
“I couldn’t be prouder of this team. They epitomize the quality of patient care we want to be known for at Medical Center of Trinity” said Nancy Maysilles, Chief Nursing Officer.
# # #
About Medical Center of Trinity
Medical Center of Trinity is a 288 bed, state-of-the-art, all-private room hospital (Main Campus) strategically located in the tri-county area of Pasco, Pinellas, and Hillsborough Counties. The facility is located at 9330 State Road 54, Trinity, FL 34655, near the intersection of State Road (SR) 54 and Little Road. Medical Center of Trinity clinical and acute-care programs include:
|· Behavioral Health
|· Cancer Care
|· Obstetrics including NICU
|· Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation
|· Open Heart Surgery
|· Diagnostic Imaging
|· Rehabilitation Services
|· Emergency Care – Adult and Pediatric
o Medical Center of Trinity
o Citrus Park ER
o ER 24/7 in Palm Harbor
o ER 24/7 in Lutz
|· Robotic Assisted Surgery
· Sleep Center
· Spine & Orthopedics
· Women’s Health
|· Heart & Vascular
· Men’s Health
|· Women’s Imaging Center with Comprehensive Breast Care
|· Minimally Invasive Surgical Specialties
|· Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine
Medical Center of Trinity has received Chest Pain Center with PCI accreditation from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPC). The hospital has also been designated as an Advanced Certified Primary Stroke Center.
Medical Center of Trinity is recognized among the nation’s Top Performers on five key quality measures – heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, surgical care and stroke by The Joint Commission— the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America. The Cancer Care program is an Accredited Comprehensive Community Cancer Program by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons.