Jennifer Shoemaker, RN, Delray Medical Center’s “Success Story,” Named Chief Nursing OfficerJan 4, 2023
DELRAY BEACH, Fla. – Dec. 22, 2022 – Jennifer Shoemaker, RN, has been named Chief Nursing Officer of Delray Medical Center, culminating a remarkable 15-year journey from nursing student to the highest nursing leadership position at the hospital.
Shoemaker began her career at Delray Medical Center in 2007 as a nurse extern in the medical telemetry unit, where she worked to gain practical experience of the nursing profession while still a college student. After graduating from Palm Beach State College, she was promoted to Charge Nurse, and then to Clinical Manager, and ultimately to Director.
In 2017, she was named Administrative Director of the hospital’s medical-surgical service line. She was promoted to Associate Chief Nursing Officer in 2020.
“Jennifer’s career progression is a Delray Medical Center success story and an inspiration to many of her colleagues,” said Daniel Listi, the hospital’s CEO. “She is an invaluable member of our care team and an outstanding nurse leader.”
“During Jennifer’s tenure at Delray Medical Center, she has demonstrated unwavering dedication to our patients, her team and to improving the health of our community,” said Libby Flippo, MSN, MBA, Chief Nurse Executive, Tenet Healthcare’s Palm Beach Health Network. “Her promotion is well-deserved.”
“The experience I have gained at Delray Medical Center has helped me develop both my clinical and my leadership skills,” Shoemaker said. “I look forward to leading our exceptional team of dedicated, caring nurses and continuing our longstanding commitment to deliver safe, high-quality patient care to our community.”
About Delray Medical Center
Delray Medical Center, part of the Palm Beach Health Network, is a 536-bed acute care hospital, spanning 30 acres, employing over 1,700 staff members, 700 physicians, serving southern Palm Beach County for over 40 years. As both a community hospital and state-designated Level I Trauma Center Delray Medical Center offers several specialized services including state-of-the art cardiac and vascular facilities, orthopedics, neurosciences, emergency care, and weight-loss surgery.
Pinecrest Rehabilitation and Outpatient Hospital at Delray Medical Center is the only state designated brain and spinal cord injury rehabilitation program in the county by the State of Florida. Delray Medical Center is also home to Fair Oaks Pavilion, a 53-bed adult psychiatry center. For more information about our services, visit our website at www.delraymedicalctr.com.