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Rome Memorial Hospital names West new director of Emergency Department

By Journal Staff


ROME, N.Y. — Rome Memorial Hospital announced it has appointed Kelly West, R.N., director of its Emergency Department.

West has served as nurse manager of the Emergency Department for five years. She joined Rome Memorial Hospital in 2007, after graduation from the Mohawk Valley Community College nursing program.

“Kelly has demonstrated her exceptional leadership skills as the Emergency Department’s nurse manager and is recognized by the providers and staff for her clinical expertise and her commitment to delivering high quality, patient-centered care,” Durinda Durr, VP of clinical services/chief nursing officer at the hospital, said in a news release.

In 2016, nearly 30,700 patients, or about 3,000 per month, were seen in the Emergency Department at Rome Memorial Hospital. In her new position, West will be responsible for a staff of 62 clinical care providers.

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