Oak Hill Hospital, Brooksville, Fla., has announced the promotions of several nurses, according to separate news releases.
Catherine Edmisten, RNCatherine Edmisten, RN
Catherine Edmisten, RN, MBA, was promoted to assistant CNO from her position as director of Oak Hill Hospitals Emergency Care Center.
Edmisten has a diverse nursing background in emergency, telemetry, nursing operations, nursing administration and nursing finance. She has held a wide range of healthcare management positions throughout Tampa Bay.
She is a member of several professional organizations, including the American College of Healthcare Executives, Nature Coast Emergency Nurse Association and the Florida Emergency Nurse Association. She also is a technical advisory member of Pasco Hernando State College in Dade City, Fla.
Shelly Brandt, RNShelly Brandt, RN
Shelly Brandt, BSN, RN, was promoted to director of case management from her position as director of advanced clinicals.
Brandt has been a nurse for 10 years and celebrated her sixth anniversary at Oak Hill Hospital in July. She began her career at Oak Hill Hospital in the ED and was a member of the original group of emergency nurses to receive their certified emergency
Brandt is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives, Nature Coast Emergency Nurse Association, Business & Professional Womens Association and the Project
Elizabeth Liz Jennings, RN
Elizabeth Liz Jennings, BSN, MBA, RN, was promoted to charge nurse of the recovery room. Jennings joined the hospital in 1991 in the post-anesthesia care unit while working at the Hernando County Health Department.
In 40 years as a nurse, Jennings has worked in areas that include med/surg, OB/GYN, post-anesthesia care, ICU and the ED.
She was awarded the 2013 Nurse of the Year Award from Crescent Clinic and the 2012 Hero of the Year award from Habitat for Humanity. She also represented Oak Hill Hospital in 2011 as the hospitals first Humanitarian Award winner.