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LAKE WALES, Fla. — Jennifer Huston, RN, MSN, has been named chief nursing officer at Lake Wales Medical Center. Huston comes to Lake Wales from Indiana, where she served as vice president of nursing at a 74-bed hospital. During her career, she has worked at not-for-profit and for-profit hospitals and healthcare systems, serving in roles that have included staff nurse, orthopedic coordinator, and surgical services director.

“Jennifer has a plethora of experience that makes her ideally suited to fill this critical role at our hospital,” said Rebecca Brewer, CEO of Lake Wales Medical Center. “Her comprehensive knowledge of healthcare operations, nursing administration, patient-care delivery systems and mentoring make her ideally suited for helping us take our level of patient care to even higher levels. She understands that we are focused on providing excellent care for our patients, and providing that care in a way that makes our patients and their families feel like they’re a member of our family.”

Huston holds a master of science degree in nursing from the University of Southern Indiana, and she has yellow belt certification in Lean Six Sigma. In 2006, she received the Distinguished Alumni Award from Ivy Tech State College, from which she earned her associate of science degree in nursing in 1995. ... See MoreSee Less

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