Welcome New CNO Jan Phillips

December 7, 2017

Central Carolina Hospital Names Jan Phillips, DNP, RN, CENP Chief Nursing Officer

Sanford, NC (December 7, 2017) – Central Carolina Hospital is pleased to announce that Jan Phillips has been named Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) effective November 27, 2017.

“We are excited to have Jan join our leadership team.  She has an impressive background in healthcare leadership.  Her experience managing clinical teams and her background in a variety of clinical specialties will be a great asset to our hospital and community,” said Spencer Thomas, Interim Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Central Carolina Hospital.  “We are confident Jan will contribute to our continued efforts to making communities healthier.”

A registered nurse for more than 36 years, Phillips most recently served as Director of Nursing for Adult Acute Care & Emergency Nursing at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, PA; a 548-bed academic medical and surgical facility. Prior to that, she was the

Director of Surgical Inpatient/Emergency Nursing/Nursing Vascular Access Team/Care Coordination at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. Phillips also served as their Director of Clinical Quality. 

Phillips has a Doctor of Nursing Practice from Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA. Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA. As well as having a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from University of Virginia. She has a Nurse Manager Fellowship from the American Organization of Nurse Executive (AONE). She is also a member of the Pennsylvania Organization of Nurse Leaders (PONL).

About Central Carolina Hospital, a Duke LifePoint hospital

Central Carolina Hospital, a Duke Lifepoint Hospital, is a 137-bed acute care hospital that serves the health care needs of Lee County and surrounding communities.  With over 120 physicians, the hospital offers a wide range of specialties including cardiology, orthopedics, general surgery, obstetrics, gynecology, otolaryngology, emergency medicine, emergency medical services, gastroenterology, pediatrics, hospitalist services, internal medicine, nephrology, neurology, hematology, urology, podiatry, dentistry, pulmonary medicine, and wound care and hyperbaric medicine. Hospital services include emergency room, physical and occupational therapy, ophthalmology, cardiac rehabilitation, diagnostic imaging and radiology, inpatient and outpatient surgery, dialysis, maternity services, nutritional counseling by clinical dietitians, and diagnostic cardiac catheterization. Central Carolina Hospital was reaccredited by the Joint Commission for a 3-year period in May 2015.

Committed to providing quality care to the community, the hospital has earned numerous disease-specific quality designations:

American Heart Association Get with the GuidelinesSM Gold Plus Performance Achieve­ment Award for Heart Failure, January 2017

American Heart Association Get with the GuidelinesSM Gold Plus Performance Achieve­ment Award for Stroke, January 2017

American College of Radiology Gold Seal Accredited for Mammography June 2016

Healogics Center of Distinction for Wound Care, February 2017

Joint Commission Advanced Primary Stroke Certification, January 2017

Blue Distinction Center+ for Maternity Care, January 2016

Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade “A”, April 2017