Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point Announces The Promotion of Melissa Vann to Interim Director of Med Telemetry and Medical Oncology

Thursday, Apr 27, 2017 | On Target Page: Trinity & West Pasco, Regional Medical Center - Bayonet Point
Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point is proud to announce the appointment of Melissa Vann as interim Director of Med Telemetry and Medical Oncology.  Melissa was promoted from her position as Nurse Manager of PCU and Critical Care Unit at RMCBP.  Ms. Vann joined HCA in May of 2012 and has held leadership positions at Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point since December of 2012.

She received both her RN and LPN from Galen College of Nursing in St. Petersburg and holds the following certifications: BLS and ACLS, IV and EKG, TNCC (Trauma Nursing Core Course), AACN (American Association of Critical Care Nurses) certification, stroke certification, and IABP (Intra Aortic Balloon Pump) trained.

Ms. Vann is originally from Brooklyn, New York and moved to Florida in 2004 to pursue a career in the medical field.  She began as a Medical Assistant for an internal medical practice where she served for 6 years.  She also served at a multi-disciplinary practice for 3 years prior to receiving her LPN. 

“Melissa Vann represents the classic upward mobility story of many of our successful leaders here at Regional Center Bayonet Point and throughout HCA”, said Lori Spight, Chief Nursing Officer at RMCBP.

Attached photo:  Melissa Vann, RN

About Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point

Regional Medical Center Bayonet has been serving the community since 1981. We are a 290-bed acute care hospital located in Hudson, FL and home of the nationally acclaimed Heart Institute. We have more than 350 physicians, 1,264 employees and 500 volunteers on our integrated healthcare delivery team.

Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point has achieved distinction in the following areas:


• Level II Trauma Center 
• Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care
• 2010, 2011, 2013 and 2014 Top Performing Hospital for Key Quality Measures for heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, and surgical care - The Joint Commission
• Certified Advance Primary Stroke Center - Joint Commission
• 2014 and 2015 Top Performing Hospital for Key Quality Measures for heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, surgical care, VTE and stroke - The Joint Commission
• Heart & Stroke Champions Award Winner 1998 – 2011• MRI, CT, Ultrasound, and Nuclear Medicine Accredited - American College of Radiology
• Approved Community Cancer Program - American College of Surgeons
• 5 Joint Commission Disease-Specific Certifications:  primary stroke center, acute myocardial infarction, coronary artery bypass graft, joint replacement hip, joint replacement knee
• Recipient of the 2014 American Heart Association (AHA)/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® Gold Performance Achievement Award in stroke
• Awarded full Atrial Fibrillation Certification status from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPC)
• Recipient of 2016 Blue Distinction® Center+ Designation for Quality and Cost-Efficiency in Cardiac Care

Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point is located at 14000 Fivay Road, Hudson, FL. 34667. For additional information on Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point visit www.rmchealth.com or www.heartoftampa.com or visit us on Facebook.
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