February 05, 2019
Oak Hill Hospital is proud to announce the appointment of Leanne Salazar, APRN, MBA, MSN, as Chief Operating Officer. She replaces Steve Young, who was promoted to serve as Chief Operating Officer of the largest hospital in the HCA West Florida Division.
Ms. Salazar is an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) who holds a Master of Science in Nursing degree, a Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Administration, and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She is Board Certified in Family Practice (FNP-BC). She is also Certified in Executive Nursing Practice (CENP), Professional Health Care Quality (CPHQ), a Professional in Patient Safety and Certified Executive in Nursing Practice.). Ms. Salazar is currently enrolled in the Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP) program for executive leadership.
She was promoted to Chief Operating Officer from her position as Chief Nursing Officer, which she served in since 2013. She is active in our community, serving on the Board of Directors for the Dawn Center and is currently Clinical Director for the Hernando County Sexual Assault Nurses.
Ms. Salazar resides in Spring Hill with her husband and six children. She has three grandchildren.