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BIRMINGHAM – Children’s of Alabama recently announced four changes in its nursing leadership team.
Brandy Reeve has been promoted to Division Director of Inpatient Nursing Services according to Andrew Loehr, Children’s Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer. Additionally, Jake Zisette is the new Department Director of Children’s 26-bed Special Care Unit. Reeve's promotion will reconfigure responsibilities with the two existing divisional directors, Barbara Lovvorn and Delicia Mason.
Reeve is now responsible for Children’s 5, 6 and 7 Dearth Tower, PICU, Special Care, 10 Harbert and Critical Care Transplant teams. Lovvorn is now responsible for Children’s NICU, 8 Quarterback/Bone Marrow Transplantation, 9 Quarterback, Burn Unit, ECMO, Sedation, Vascular Access and Patient Health and Safety areas. Mason is responsible for Children’s Dialysis, 10 Quarterback, 9 Harbert, Emergency Department, Nursing Support Services, Care Coordination and Trauma/Emergency Management areas.
Since 1911, Children’s of Alabama has provided specialized medical care for ill and injured children, offering inpatient and outpatient services throughout central Alabama. Ranked among the best pediatric medical centers in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, Children’s provided care for youngsters from every county in Alabama and 42 other states last year, representing more than 684,000 outpatient visits and more than 15,000 inpatient admissions. With more than 3.5 million square feet, Children’s is one of the largest pediatric medical facilities in the United States. It is a private, not-for-profit medical center that serves as the teaching hospital for the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) pediatric medicine, surgery, psychiatry, research and residency programs. The medical staff consists of UAB faculty and Children’s of Alabama’s full-time physicians as well as private practicing community physicians.