Madisonville, KY (Mar. 10, 2022) — Baptist Health Deaconess Madisonville has named Corey Keith MSN, RN-BC as executive director of nursing effective March 14, 2022.
“Corey brings a wealth of nursing and leadership skills to this new position and we are fortunate to have her on the executive team as we continue to focus on our growth initiatives for our community,” said vice president of nursing Christy Littrell.
“As we continue to evolve and advance our mission of providing safe, quality care for our community, having an executive director in nursing to work with me will help us to implement new and exciting programs and will further ensure that our nurses are represented in the decision-making process,” added Littrell.
Keith graduated from Madisonville Community College with an Associate in Applied Science in 1990. She has been a nurse at Baptist Health Deaconess Madisonville for all but two years since that time when she worked at Murray Calloway County Hospital while allowing her husband to complete his education. She obtained her BSN from Murray State University in 2007 and her MSN from Loyola University in 2012.
Prior to being named director of nursing for the medical/surgical unit in 2007, Keith worked in numerous areas of nursing including same day surgery, Home Health, Patient Flow Coordinator and Telenurse. She also assisted in the opening of the Express Admission Center, the Step Down Unit and other nursing units.