March 17, 2017
Pasco, Hillsborough & Pinellas, Florida - Medical Center of Trinity proudly announces that once again a medical/surgical unit at its facility was recognized with honorable mention as a Unit of Distinction recipient. Its two west ortho/joint unit received honorable mention as a unit in the top 10% of HCA's medical/surgical units. The unit is under the direction of Emy Santos, RN Nurse Director and Greg Kennedy, RN Nurse Manager.
About the Medical/Surgical Unit of Distinction Initiative
The medical-surgical Unit of Distinction represents the top performing medical-surgical departments within HCA. HCA has established a program to recognize top performing units displaying exemplary performance in leadership, clinical practice, 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 performance results.
The Unit of Distinction award recognizes and celebrates the individual departments that are defining Excellence in Medical-Surgical Nursing. These units serve as role models for other HCA Medical-Surgical departments, serving as Units of Distinction.