Oak Hill Hospital
March 22, 2021

Brooksville, Florida — Oak Hill Hospital announces the appointment of Bessie Kneiser, RN-BC, DNP, MSN, BSN, as Director of Emergency Services.

Ms. Kneiser comes to Oak Hill Hospital from Englewood Community Hospital, a HCA facility, where she served as Director of Emergency Services, serving as the clinical operations leader of the adult and pediatric emergency department (30,000 annual visits). Prior to that role, Ms. Kneiser served as Nurse Manager of HCA Osceola Regional Medical Center’s Emergency Department, a Level 2 Trauma Center.

Ms. Kneiser earned a Doctor of Nursing Practice in Leadership and Management at Grand Canyon University. She also earned a Master of Science in Nursing in Leadership and Management degree and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Western Governors University.

Ms. Kneiser is a member of the Emergency Nurses Association and has training and certifications in emergency nursing, including: Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC), Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course (ENCP), and NIH Stroke Scale for Acute Stroke Assessment (NIHSS). She is also Board Certified in Medical-Surgical Nursing (RN-BC).