Hospital promotes Leonard, Carroll

Published 12:00 am Friday, July 28, 2017

Andalusia Health has promoted Brandi Leonard and Kim Carroll.

Leonard, RN, BSN, has been named ICU manager.

Leonard began her career as a nurse more than six years ago and began her nursing career in 2011 at Opp Health and Rehabilitation as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). She then earned an associate degree in nursing at Lurleen B. Wallace Community College in 2013. Leonard later attended Auburn University at Montgomery and earned a bachelor’s of science in nursing (BSN) in May 2017. Upon graduation from RN school, she served as the staff nurse/clinical coordinator for the Intensive Care Unit. She later worked as the Infection Control Preventionist at Opp Health and Rehabilitation. Leonard has also served as a clinical instructor for Lurleen B. Wallace Community College.

Carroll, RN, CEN, CFRN, has been promoted to Emergency Department manager. Carroll has worked in the medical field since 2002, when she completed her nursing degree from Jefferson Davis Community College. Working for the past 15 years in nursing, her heart belongs to the emergency, trauma, and critical care setting. After graduation, Carroll began her nursing career at D. W. McMillan Memorial Hospital as an emergency room nurse, and transitioned into her role as a charge nurse. She later worked in the critical care unit at Santa Rosa Medical Center in Milton.

Continuing her passion in the trauma field, Carroll became a Certified Flight Registered Nurse (CFRN) and for seven years flew as a flight nurse with Baptist LifeFlight 3. Carroll is also a regional staffing pool RN for Infirmary Health. She is dual licensed in Alabama and Florida as a Registered Nurse (RN) as well as Emergency Medical Technician (EMT). She also holds a Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN) certification.

Both nurses will be working managers with continued involvement in direct patient care. They will both reporting directly to Amy Herrington, who recently was named director of Cardiovascular, Critical, and Emergency Services.