Providence Hospital Names Everett Director of Peri-operative Services
July 17, 2017 10:31 am
Brenda Everett, RN, BSN, CNOR, has been named Director of Peri-operative Services at Providence Hospital. She brings more than 30 years of clinical and management expertise in peri-operative nursing to the position.
Everett is responsible for the day-to-day operations of 20 operating rooms, Central Sterile Processing, pre-operative, pre-admit testing and post anesthesia care unit services and the GI lab. She oversees a staff of 190 associates.
Before joining the Providence staff in 2011 as Operating Room Nurse Manager, Everett worked at the University of South Alabama Medical Center, USA Knollwood Hospital, Singing River Hospital in Pascagoula, Mobile Surgery Center and Mobile Infirmary Medical Center.
She earned an Associate degree in Nursing from Bishop State College and her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from the University of South Alabama. She is certified by the National Certification Board Peri-operative Nursing. Everett is a member of the Association of Operating Room Nurses, the American Organization of Nurse Executives and the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation.
Founded in 1854 and based in Mobile, Ala., Providence Hospital offers 349 beds and comprehensive healthcare for emergency, cardiovascular, cancer, orthopedics, obstetrics and surgical services, as well as an outpatient diagnostic center and a freestanding rehabilitation and wellness center. Providence Hospital has been designated a Blue Distinction Center by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama for spine, hip and knee surgeries, reflecting a high level of performance in patient safety and outcomes. More information is available at www.providencehospital.org or call 251-633-1000.
On the Gulf Coast, Providence based in Mobile, Alabama, and Sacred Heart Health System based in Pensacola, Florida, are part of Ascension. Together, these Ascension healthcare facilities have served Gulf Coast communities for more than 160 years and they employ more than 6,600 associates. Across the region, Ascension provided more than $113 million in community benefit and care of persons living in poverty in fiscal year 2016. Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. Ascension is the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world’s largest Catholic health system, operating 2,500 sites of care – including 141 hospitals and more than 30 senior living facilities – in 24 states and the District of Columbia.