Spring Hill, Florida (May 22, 2018) – Oak Hill Hospital recently recognized the hospital’s Nurse of the Year, New Nurse of the Year, Physician of the Year, and Resident of the Year at its annual Nursing Gala held at Silverthorn Country Club. The nurses are nominated by physicians who feel that nominees support the mission, vision, and philosophy of nursing, as well as for their dedication to provide excellent service to every patient, every time. Physicians and residents are nominated by nurses who feel that the physicians support the mission, vision and philosophy of at Oak Hill Hospital and for their dedication as team members to provide excellent service to every patient every time.
The winners of each award are as follows:
- New Nurse of the Year—Ashley Legner, RN, Telemetry
- Nurse of the Year—Jessica Urello, RN, Telemetry
- Resident of the Year—Dr. Zaid Tabbaa, Internal Medicine
- Physician of the Year—Dr. Abdulmaggid Eddib, Internal Medicine
“Our Nursing Gala is the culmination of a week-long tribute to the care and compassion shown to every patient, every time by our team of experienced nurses,” said Chief Nursing Officer Leanne Salazar. “The majority of our nurses are now board certified in their specialty. While the Gala announces the winners in each category, many of our nurses, residents, and physicians are honored with nominations in the four categories. This allows everyone to share in this evening of recognition,” she added.
Physician of the Year, Dr. Abdulmaggid Eddib, poses with many of the nominees who attended the gala.
Resident of the Year, Dr. Zaid Tabbaa
Nurse of the Year, Jessica Urello
New Nurse of the Year, Ashley Legner
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About Oak Hill Hospital:
Oak Hill Hospital has been serving the Nature Coast since 1984, is the area’s largest private employer with 280 beds, and is the largest medical facility in Hernando and Citrus Counties. The Facility offers Hernando County’s only comprehensive cardiovascular program, including an arrhythmia center and open-heart surgery. Oak Hill Hospital’s healthcare delivery team is comprised of over 500 physicians, 1,300 associates, and approximately 250 volunteers.
Oak Hill Hospital is an accredited teaching hospital with approval to train 65 residents in the Internal Medicine program, 24 residents in the Family Medicine program, 18 residents in the General Surgery program integrated with Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point, 18 residents in the Emergency Medicine program, 18 residents in the Anesthesia program, and 10 residents in the Transitional Year program.
The Maternity Suites at Oak Hill Hospital opened in 2016, offering advanced labor and delivery capabilities in a comfortable and family centered setting. In addition to the Graduate Medical Education Program, Oak Hill Hospital offers several unique programs in the area, including a 24/7 Critical Care Medicine Program staffed by Intensivists, and a Pediatric ER. Please visit our website for a comprehensive listing of all Oak Hill Hospital accreditations, awards, and distinctions.
The Hospital is located at 11375 Cortez Boulevard, Brooksville, FL; 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 County call 352-628-6441. For more information about Oak Hill Hospital, visit our website at OakHillHospital.com, or Like Us on Facebook.