New Regional Director of Surgical Services Takes Surgery to a New Level

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Baptist Health System, a leader in health care in San Antonio, is pleased to announce that David Taylor, RN, MSN, CNOR, has recently been promoted to Regional Director of Surgical Services for the Baptist Health System. Taylor will focus on working with all of the systems surgical leaders and teams across the system to improve patient-centered outcomes. He will provide the leadership to create new program development, strategic planning, cost containment, and transformational changes associated with quality improvement and safety initiatives.

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Since January 2012, Taylor has focused his attention at Baptist Medical Center downtown location. During his time at Baptist Medical Center, he helped to grow surgical volume, improve practice standards, re-organized staffing to increase on-time surgical starts and improve physician satisfaction.

When asked why he came to work for the Baptist Health System, he said, "There is a cultural change occurring at the Baptist Health System. New leaders at all levels doing all the right things, empowering employees to always do what is right. I am honored to work for an organization that is so patient-centered and with health care leaders that have a passion for caring. I look forward to meeting the challenges and changes that health care brings and that the surgical services leaders are ensuring best practices are being followed because our patients matter. It is important that we work safely and efficiently to provide the best patient care."

Taylor went on to say, "We have a great team here. I look forward to the challenges and responsibilities my role brings and the support of Baptist Health System's commitment to never-ending improvement." Taylor began his career at Baptist Health System after serving in various industry roles, including a senior nurse consultant for nationally recognized consulting firm, executive director for surgical services, program director for surgical technologist program, adjunct faculty at Loyola University in Chicago, perioperative educator and chief of orthopedic surgical services, he understands the complexities of hospital, surgical, procedural and supply chain.

To uphold their high standards and meet the growing demand for quality health services in the area, numerous medical careers and nursing jobs are now readily available. For more information, go to - Provided by Baptist Health System.

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Baptist Health Systems is a recognized leader in Health Care in San Antonio, Texas with five acute-care hospitals and a dedicated team of health care professionals. To uphold their high standards and meet the growing demand for quality health services in the area, numerous medical careers are now readily available. For more information visit their website at

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