March 22, 2023

April Bennett named President of Baptist Well being Medical Heart in Conway

Baptist Well being named April Bennett, MSN, CHFP, RN, as the brand new president of Baptist Well being Medical Heart-Conway. The announcement was made Thursday (Nov. 17).

Serving because the hospital’s chief nursing officer since 2020, Bennett has supported the opening and enlargement of a number of specialties together with the hospital’s inpatient rehabilitation unit, intermediate care unit and medical/surgical unit in addition to the opening of a brand new intensive care unit and medical/surgical unit.

Her successes additionally embrace lowering bedside RN turnover, recruiting and changing RN vacationers with full-time employees and rising the inpatient census by 20%, in line with a hospital press launch.

Bennett additionally leads the medical/surgical nursing consortium for all 11 of Baptist Well being’s hospitals.

Earlier this month, the American Faculty of Healthcare Executives Regent’s Awards acknowledged Bennett for her exemplary management as an Early Profession Healthcare Govt through the Arkansas Hospital Affiliation’s Annual Assembly.

In 2020, Bennett joined Baptist Well being after working for Freeman Well being System in Joplin, Missouri, the place she served because the vice chairman of nursing companies for seven years.

Bennett obtained her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Missouri Southern College and Grasp of Science in Nursing from the College of Missouri-Kansas Metropolis.

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