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HCA Florida Orange Park Hospital names new chief nursing officer

HCA Florida Orange Park Hospital has appointed Mary Tabor, MSN, RN, NE-BC as their new Chief Nursing Officer.

September 21, 2022
Mary Tabor, MSN, RN, NE-BC, Chief Nursing Officer

Orange Paek, FL – HCA Florida Orange Park Hospital has appointed Mary Tabor, MSN, RN, NE-BC as their new Chief Nursing Officer. Tabor has been with HCA Healthcare for 18 years and a nurse for 27 years. Most recently serving as the Chief Nursing Officer at HCA Florida St. Petersburg Hospital in South Florida. Joining Orange Park Hospital is coming home for Mary as she began her HCA Healthcare career at HCA Florida Memorial Hospital in 2004. Mary has also served as Assistant Chief Nursing Officer at HCA Healthcare’s Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah, GA, and Med Surg Director, Charge Nurse, and Staff Nurse at HCA Florida Memorial Hospital.

Mary is a Commander in the United States Naval Reserve, Nurse Corps, where she was inspired to pursue nursing leadership after her 2013 deployment to Afghanistan. She has two Navy & Marine Corps Commendation medals and two Navy & Marine Corps Achievement medals and plans to retire from the military in March 2023.

During her time at HCA Florida St. Petersburg Hospital, her team earned numerous accolades including but not limited to the Healthgrades Patient Safety Excellence Award, top 10% for women's care, Best Hospitals Awards for Emergency Care and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Best of St. Petersburg Award, and Leapfrog "A" safety score.

As the Chief Nursing Officer, Tabor oversees clinical nursing operations throughout the hospital system which includes HCA Florida Orange Park Hospital, HCA Florida Park West Emergency, HCA Florida Normandy Park Emergency, and their third freestanding emergency room HCA Florida Middleburg Emergency set to open this fall. The hospital is also currently in the middle of an expansion that will add 20 additional ICU beds and two new inpatient units with 24 private patient rooms each.

Published:
September 21, 2022
Location:
HCA Florida Orange Park Hospital

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