Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center Names New Human Resources Director

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., June 13, 2017 – Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center has selected Shannon Higgins to serve as the new human resources director.

In this role, Higgins will oversee and support all employee-related programs to ensure strategic and mission-centric alignment to Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center’s and Florida Hospital Oceanside’s goals and priorities.

She has 20 years of human resources experience in the healthcare industry, with 15 of those years being in a leadership role.

Most recently, she served as the director of human resources operations for Sacred Heart Health System and was responsible for four acute care facilities, a physician enterprise and long-term care facilities spanning 200 miles along southern Alabama and northwest Florida’s Gulf Coast. In this role, Higgins successfully led improvement efforts for employee turnover and retention and has undergone focused training for selecting candidates.

An Ormond Beach resident, Higgins earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from and a master’s degree in management with a focus in healthcare administration from Troy University in Alabama. Additionally, she received certification as a human resources generalist from George Washington University, as well as certification as a professional in human resources (PHR) from HR Certification Institute.

About Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center
Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center is a member of Adventist Health System, a faith-based health care organization with 45 hospital campuses and 8,200 licensed beds in nine states, serving more than 5 million patients annually. With a mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ, Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center includes the 327-bed facility in Daytona Beach, as well as Florida Hospital Oceanside with 80 beds in Ormond Beach. Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center and Florida Hospital Oceanside are two of the seven Florida Hospitals in Flagler, Lake and Volusia counties that composes the Florida Hospital Central Florida Division – North Region. As the largest hospital system in the area, the Florida Hospital Central Florida Division – North Region has 1,226 beds and more than 7,800 employees. For more information about Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center, visit www.floridahospitalmemorial.org.