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

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.
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 [...]

Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point Named Recipient of Healthgrades 2017 Patient Safety Excellence Award

Hudson, Florida (April 18, 2017) – Regional Medical Center Bayonet announced today that it is a recipient of the Healthgrades  2017 Patient Safety Excellence Award™, a designation that recognizes superior performance in hospitals that have prevented the occurrence of  serious, potentially avoidable complications for patients during hospital stays. The distinction places Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point among the top 10% of all short-term acute care hospitals reporting patient safety data for its excellent performance as evaluated by Healthgrades, the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals.
During the 2013-2015 study period, Healthgrades found that patients treated in hospitals receiving the Patient Safety Excellence Award were, on average:
Regional Medical Center Bayonet announced today that it is a recipient of the Healthgrades  2017 Patient Safety Excellence Award™, a designation that recognizes superior performance in hospitals that have prevented the occurrence of serious, potentially avoidable [...]

Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point Volunteer Association Elects New Board of Directors

Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point announces that at the general meeting of its Volunteer Association held on March 31 at the Rao Musunuru, MD Conference Center, the association elected its new board of directors. Attached photos: Left to right: Diane Ricca [...]

Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point Recognizes Geriatric Education Month with “Sailing Through the Silver Years”

Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point is devoting April to geriatric education and on April 4, 2017, presented “Sailing Through the Silver Years” by Joseph Pino, MD. The seminar was held at the Rao Musunuru, MD Conference Center at 14100 Yosemite Drive, Hudson, [...]

Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point Volunteer Receives the “President’s Call to Service Award Certificate”

Regional Medical Center Bayonet is particularly proud to announce that, once again, one of its volunteers was recently a proud recipient of the “President’s Call to Service Award Certificate.” The award comes from the office of the President of the United States. It was instituted to acknowledge the outstanding achievements of volunteers and volunteering throughout the nation. The recipients receive the certificate, an order of congratulations from then-President Obama, and a beautiful pin commemorating the event. In order to receive the order, an individual must have volunteered for a minimum of 15 years and logged in over 7,500 hours of service. Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point’s volunteer recipient this year was Susan Mesi.
Susan Mesi greets patients as they arrive for blood work and other tests in RMCBP’s outpatient services department. She has a reputation for a pleasant personality and friendliness which sets patients at ease especially when she senses their fear of “the dreaded needle.” Susan volunteers in the department that requires very early morning starts to better serve the patients and their needs. In addition, Susan is chairperson of volunteers in the outpatient lab and is often seen at her workstation covering the shifts of those who are absent making sure the greeting station is always staffed. “She is endeared by staff personnel and her fellow volunteers as the person they can depend on and is knowledgeable of outpatients’ lab function and assist when needed,” said Dona Owen, Volunteer Manager.
Susan started volunteering over 15 years ago and has over 26,000 hours of service. She received the Five Star Award in 2010 and serves as an example to volunteer peers with her positive attitude and excellent customer service.
Attached photo:  Sue Mesi, left, poses with her letter as Elliot Lorenzi, Volunteer President, holds her certificate.
Regional Medical Center Bayonet is particularly proud to announce that, once again, one of its volunteers was recently a proud recipient of the “President’s Call to Service Award Certificate.” The award comes from the office of the President of the United States. It was instituted to acknowledge the outstanding [...]

Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point Tuesday Tutorial - Mental Health Awareness in the Mature Adult

Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point is devoting March to Mental Health Awareness and on March 28, 2017, RMCBP presented “Depression: Depression in the Mature Adult” by Johnathan Lind, DO. The seminar was held at the Rao Musunuru, [...]

Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point Tuesday Tutorial "Mental Health vs. Mental Illness: Are we losing it?"

Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point is devoting March to Mental Health Awareness and on March 7, 2017, RMCBP presented “Mental Health Vs. Mental Illness:  Are we losing it?” by Doug Webster, LCSW. The seminar was held at the Rao Musunuru, MD Conference [...]

Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point Announces Its 2017 Graduate Medical Education Program Internal Medicine Residents

Tampa Bay/Hudson, Florida – Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point, Department of Graduate Medical Education is proud to introduce fourth class of its Internal Medicine residents. The incoming class of residents hails from medical schools all over the US [...]

Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point Holds Free Community CPR Demonstration Training classes

Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point held a free Community CPR Demonstration Training classes on February 25, 2017, located at Graduate Medical Education, at Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point, 14108 Glacier Drive, Hudson, FL  43667. There were light refreshments, and the [...]

Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point “Tuesday Tutorials” Seminar, in Hudson

The Heart Institute at Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point Presents February’s Tutorials to Recognize National Heart Month. First Tutorial is devoted to “High Blood Pressure:  Making changes that matter” The Heart Institute at Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point celebrated Heart Month [...]

Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point Promotes Dina D. Credo, RN, BSN, CCRN, to Director of Critical Care Unit

Hudson, Florida (March 1, 2017) – Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point is pleased to announce the promotion of Dina D. Credo, RN, BSN, CCRN, to director of the hospital’s Critical Care Unit (CCU). Ms. Credo has been serving as interim director of the CCU since September 2016. Prior to serving as interim director she held the position of Nurse Manager in CSU/CSSU (Critical Surgical Unit/ Cardiac Surgical Stepdown Unit). Ms. Credo has been serving in nurse management in the critical care units of RMCBP since her employment at the hospital in April 2009.
Ms. Credo received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Liceo de Cagayan University in the Philippines. She holds certification as a Critical Care RN (CCRN) since October 2009. She is trained in basic life support, advanced cardiovascular life support, certified CRRT/IABP (Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy/Intra Aortic Balloon Pump) training, and open heart cardiovascular training. She is a member of the American Association of Critical Nurses and a member of Philippine Nurses Association.
Attached photo:  Dina D. Credo, RN, BSN, CCRN
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.
Hudson, Florida (March 1, 2017) – Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point is pleased to announce the promotion of Dina D. Credo, RN, BSN, CCRN, to director of the hospital’s Critical Care Unit (CCU). Ms. Credo has been serving as interim director of the CCU since September 2016. Prior to [...]

Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point Tuesday Tutorials

This week at Tuesday Tutorials, Woody Taves, DO discussed Heart Disease: Atherosclerosis. Thank you to all of those who joined us!

Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point Announces the Appointment of Joe Rudisill as Its New Chief Operating Officer

Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point CEO Shayne George has announced the appointment of Joe Rudisill as the hospital’s new Chief Operating Officer (COO). Mr. Rudisill, a native of Hickory, North Carolina, comes to RMCBP from Henrico Doctors’ Hospital in [...]

Lifestyle Change Award Winner - Congratulations Keith Cotter!

In July we recognized one of your employees with our Lifestyle Change Award for making an extraordinary impact on his personal health. As an exercise physiologist at Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point, Keith Cotter has recently lost over 100 lbs, dropped his BMI from 45 to 30, and completed a tough [...]

Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point – Mission Award

We were also able to recognize RMC Bayonet Point for the amazing work they did throughout the 2016 Heart Month (February). They received the Mission Award during our January Heart Walk Awards Party for infusing more mission into their Heart Walk activities than any other company throughout in the [...]

Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point Announces Its Volunteer Five Star Winners for the Fourth Quarter of 2016

Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point has announced the recipients of its fourth quarter volunteer Star Awards. The awards were presented at a ceremony held on Thursday, January 19, at RMCBP. Five Star honored volunteers included Wilma Comeau, Linda Donadoni, and Virginia (Ginnie) Fournier.
Wilma Comeau started volunteering in 2010 and in her six years has accumulated nearly 1,900 hours of service working in the CPRU (cardiac post-recovery unit) waiting room. She has a reputation for a pleasant demeanor and a friendly smile, which is contagious to those who meet her. “She works well with others and is always ready to serve our patients, families, and staff, making them all feel comfortable,” said Manager of Volunteer Services, Donna Owen. “Wilma will escort people to wherever they need to go – offering coffee, tea and always willing to help in any way possible,” she added.
Linda Donadoni began volunteering at Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point in 2011 where she welcomes the public at door A and door D. She has accumulated over 5,150 hours of service. She also serves as a team leader on Sunday afternoons. “Linda treats all with kindness and she works well with everyone,” said Donna Owen, Manager of Volunteer Services. “You can depend on Linda; not only does she work her shift but also goes beyond working for others as well. She provides excellent service to patients, guests, and coworkers and is deserving of the Five Star Award,” she added.
Virginia “Ginnie” Fournier has been a volunteer at Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point since 2013 and has already accumulated 8,000 hours working as a courier dispatcher as well as in the gift shop. “She trains, schedules, and provides assistance in the gift shop whenever needed, as well as working her other regular shifts,” said Donna Owen, Manager of Volunteer Services. “She is dependable and is always willing to take on extra shifts if necessary. Ginnie is a valuable volunteer to our organization.”
Attached photo:
Photo 1:  Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point’s Five Star Award winners pose at the ceremony celebrating their Five Star recognition. Left to right: Ginnie Fournier, Linda Donadoni and Wilma Comeau.
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.
Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point has announced the recipients of its fourth quarter volunteer Star Awards. The awards were presented at a ceremony held on Thursday, January 19, at RMCBP. Five Star honored volunteers included Wilma Comeau, Linda Donadoni, and Virginia (Ginnie) Fournier. [...]
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