(Boynton Beach, FL--) Bethesda Healthcare System is pleased to announce Ana Hilyer, R.N., M.S.N., as the Nursing Director of Bethesda Hospital West. Hilyer joins Bethesda’s team with 18 years of experience in healthcare, most recently as the Manager/Director of the Critical Care and Telemetry Units at the Health Care District of Palm Beach County. During her time at the Health Care District, she was responsible for managing the daily operations of Critical Care, Telemetry and serving as an administrative supervisor.
As the Nursing Director of Bethesda Hospital West, Hilyer will oversee all areas of patient care. Hilyer earned her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Nursing from Florida Atlantic University. She is a member of the American Association of Critical Care and has published work in the American Journal of Nursing.
Founded in 1959, Bethesda Healthcare System is a nonprofit healthcare organization serving the medical needs of South Palm Beach County with a mission to provide quality health services in a caring manner. As the flagship of Bethesda Healthcare System, Bethesda Memorial Hospital is a 401-bed hospital with more than 600 physicians in more than 40 areas of specialty on its medical staff. Bethesda Memorial Hospital and its affiliates offer a full array of healthcare services, including general, vascular and endovascular surgery, maternity, neonatal and pediatric intensive care, women’s health services and the Bethesda Comprehensive Cancer Center, an Affiliate of the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute. The Bethesda Heart Hospital, a 39-bed, all private room facility, provides the most comprehensive level of cardiovascular services and is ranked among the top heart hospitals nationwide by the Society of Thoracic Surgeons. Bethesda Healthcare System is building an 80-bed community hospital on the northeast corner of Boynton Beach Boulevard and US-441. The new Bethesda Hospital West will open in January 2013. Visit us at www.BethesdaWeb.com.