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Oct. 13--CHERAW, S.C. -- Jeff Reece has been named CEO of Chesterfield General Hospital. He will begin his duties Monday.
Reece is no stranger to Chesterfield General Hospital. He served for three-and-a-half years as the hospital's chief nursing officer after first working as the director of quality. He took the job as CEO of Marlboro Park Hospital in October 2008 after serving as their interim CEO for several months. Prior to that, Reece worked at Springs Memorial Hospital in Lancaster, serving as clinical director of the intensive care unit as well as in various roles in the emergency room, infection control, risk management and patient education.
Included in Reece's list of accomplishments at Marlboro Park are a hospital information system conversion and the implementation of electronic medical records. In his 13 years of health-care management, he has worked on a broad spectrum of projects.
Reece earned his associate degree in nursing from Carolinas College of Health Science in Charlotte. He received his bachelor's degree from Western Carolina University and his master's degree from the University of Phoenix. In his spare time, he likes to travel and collect lighthouse memorabilia.
Reece and his wife, Terri, said in a hospital press release they are looking forward to again working with the residents of the county to improve quality in health care.
Chesterfield General Hospital is located at 711 Chesterfield Highway and has 59 licensed beds. It has 283 employees, 25 active physicians and 29 courtesy physicians.
The hospital's specialties are emergency medicine, critical care, family practice, general and orthopedic surgery, gynecology, internal medicine, obstetrics, ophthalmology, otorhinolaryngology, pathology, pediatrics, podiatry, pulmonology, radiology, sleep medicine and urology. Its services include cardiac, cardiopulmonary/respiratory care, imaging, an industrial/occupational medicine program; inpatient dialysis, an intensive care unit, labor and delivery/nursery, laboratory, pharmacy, rehabilitation, sleep center and vein care.
For more information, visit its website, www.chesterfieldgeneral.com.
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