BROOKSVILLE, FLA., March 9, 2023 – HCA Florida Oak Hill Hospital’s orthopedic and spine team was honored as a 2022 HCA Healthcare Unit of Distinction Award winner, placing it in the top 5 percent of the organization’s nursing units. A ceremony was held in Nashville on March 7 announcing the winners.
The Unit of Distinction designation is achieved through measurable, exemplary performance in the strategic areas of advocacy and leadership, consistency in nursing practice and operations and leveraging scale to improve patient care.
“The commitment of our orthopedic and spine nursing unit is evident not only in their quality metrics and patient feedback, but also in their additional specialty board certification, of which 85 percent of eligible nurses on the unit have achieved,” said Chief Nursing Office Sheila Sanders, MBA, BSN, RN, NEA-BC. “This unit, led by Kathrine Roseus, BSN, MSN, ONC, has been recognized as a Unit of Distinction for the past five years, and we are so proud of this team.”
Units of Distinction are in the top five percent of all HCA Healthcare nursing units and selected based on medical specialty including medical surgical, critical care, emergency services, surgical services, behavioral health, women’s and children’s nursing units, pediatrics/PICU and inpatient rehabilitation units.
PHOTO: HCA Florida Oak Hill Hospital’s orthopedic and spine nursing unit poses together to celebrate their recognition as a Unit of Distinction.
About HCA Florida Oak Hill Hospital
HCA Florida Oak Hill Hospital has been serving the Nature Coast since 1984 and is the largest private employer and largest hospital in Hernando County, with 350 beds. The facility offers Hernando County’s only heart surgery program. Other key services include the maternity suites, neonatal intensive care, women’s imaging, cancer care, orthopedics and spine services. HCA Florida Oak Hill Hospital’s health care delivery team is comprised of more than 600 physicians, 1,800 caregivers and more than 100 volunteers. The hospital is a statutory teaching hospital training the next generation of physicians. For more information, visit HCAFloridaHealthcare.com
About HCA Florida Healthcare
HCA Florida Healthcare, a part of HCA Healthcare, is a family of more than 570 affiliated sites of care, including hospitals, physician practices and freestanding emergency rooms. United as a statewide network in 2021, HCA Florida Healthcare includes approximately 11,000 experienced doctors and 77,000 colleagues working together to deliver advanced, collaborative care to more than 7.4 million patients each year. HCA Florida Healthcare is committed to improving more lives in more ways and giving back to the communities it serves. The network provided nearly $836.6 million in uncompensated care and invested significantly in innovative technologies and facilities across Florida, including the new $360 million state-of-the-art, multi-specialty HCA Florida University Hospital in Davie, Fla. A strong advocate for the next generation of healthcare professionals, HCA Florida Healthcare is also a major supporter of university-based healthcare programs and residencies and fellowships throughout the Sunshine State. For more information, please visit HCAFloridaHealthcare.com.