• HCA Florida Brandon Hospital Promotes Shannon Vanek to Assistant Chief Nursing Officer

    BRANDON, Fla. (January 9, 2022) - HCA Florida Brandon Hospital has promoted Shannon Vanek, MHA, BSN, RNC-OB, C-EFM, NE-BC, to assistant chief nursing officer (ACNO), effective January 9, 2023.
    Vanek joined HCA Florida Brandon Hospital in 2017 as director of Women’s Services. In this role, she had daily oversight of high-risk labor and delivery patients as well as the nursery, mom and baby unit and gynecology. She also served as interim director of Pediatric Services and has experience as a labor and delivery charge nurse, case manager and nursing supervisor.
    “We are very excited to welcome Shannon into her new role at Brandon Hospital,” said Kyle Thrift, MBA, MSN, RN, NE-BC, chief nursing officer at Brandon Hospital. “Shannon brings vast experiences with an expertise in women’s services. During her time at Brandon Hospital, she has consistently made strides to improve patient experience and employee engagement.”

    Vanek holds a Master’s in Health Administration from Florida Atlantic University and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Miami. She is also a graduate of HCA Healthcare’s Leadership Development Program.

    About HCA Florida Brandon Hospital
    Accredited by The Joint Commission, HCA Florida Brandon Hospital is a 455-bed acute care facility that is nationally ranked as a Top 100 Hospital by IBM Watson. The hospital offers a number of specialty services including a Heart and Vascular Center of Excellence, Children’s Emergency Center, Inpatient Rehabilitation Center, Burn and Plastic Surgery Center, Weight Loss Surgery Center of Excellence, Comprehensive Stroke Center and The Women’s Center, which includes the baby suites and Level III neonatal intensive care units. Additional services include an orthopedic program, comprehensive hand program and lymphedema surgery. The hospital’s ER is one of the busiest in the state, with adult and children’s centers on its main campus and five additional emergency locations in Lakeland, New Tampa, Plant City, Riverview and Temple Terrace. The hospital is located at 119 Oakfield Drive in Brandon, FL. For more information, visit HCAFloridaBrandonHospital.com.