VENICE — Venice Regional Bayfront Health named Kelly Enriquez CEO, effective Nov. 9.
Enriquez will be responsible for the strategic and operational oversight of Venice Regional and Gulf Coast Medical Group, according to a press release.
Enriquez has more than 15 years of health care administration experience.
While COO at the 380-bed Lawnwood Regional Medical Center in Fort Pierce, Enriquez focused on service line development and hospital growth. She was responsible for the successful opening of a free standing emergency department and led her team through its first Safer Matrix survey with The Joint Commission intended to better identify and communicate priorities for improving the safety of care, the statement says.
Prior to that, she served as CEO for Sebastian River Medical Center, a 154-Licensed Bed facility. There she oversaw the implementation of a new electronic medical record and initiatives to enhance safety and patient satisfaction and key service lines.
“Kelly brings experience to Venice Regional with a focus on patient-centered health care,” says Hospital Chairman Lynn Joyner in a statement. “We have very talented leaders, medical staff and co-workers. Together, we’ll continue to provide care and support for our patients and work to improve access to health care in our community.”