Ocala Health announces the appointment of Michelle Farris, MSM, BSN, RN-C to Chief Nursing Officer for West Marion Community Hospital.
Farris joins Ocala Health from Terre Haute Regional Hospital where she most recently served as Associate Chief Nursing Officer. She began her nursing career as a staff nurse in women and children services and advanced to leadership positions, including Director of Perioperative Services. Farris’ accomplishments include Joint Commission Certification for Total Joints; Level II Trauma Center status and American College of Surgeons verification; and implementation of staff governance teams.
Farris earned both her Bachelor and Master degrees from Indiana Wesleyan University. She is also a graduate of HCA (Hospital Corporation of America) Executive Development Program. She is relocating to the Ocala area along with her husband and daughter.