Kara Bailey Named Lakeland Regional’s Manager of the Quarter
Friday, July 20 2012
Congratulations to Kara Bailey, MSN, CMSRN, advanced practice nurse and former manager of Staffing Resources and Central Transport Services. Kara has been a part of the LRMC family for nearly 20 years and is known for her exceptional management skills, extensive knowledge and encouraging personality. In her former role, Kara worked with her teams to provide staffing to all clinical and specialty areas, as well as provide transportation for patients, pick-up and delivery of pumps, special lifts, and more. No matter what challenge comes her way, Kara’s colleagues say she is committed to excellence.
“When I think of Kara, I think of exceptional leadership. She is accountable, dedicated and reliable, and I’m proud of the work she and her teams have accomplished,” said, Theresa Horne, MBA, MSN, Associate VP, Clinical Operations.
Kara recently reached a professional goal as she transitioned into the role of advanced practice nurse for B4, B5 and B8. Her professional achievements over the years include becoming a certified medical surgical nurse and being a part of the Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society and the Phi Kappa Phi Academic Honor Society.
On a personal note, Kara enjoys spending time with family, including her husband and 4 year-old-son, Nolan. Kara enjoys camping, snow skiing, the beach, and traveling to Tennessee.