Tampa Bay/Hudson, FL - Regional Medical Center Bayonet is proud to announce the appointment of Walter E. Weston, BS, RN, as Director of Emergency Services. Mr. Weston comes to RMCBP from Tampa Community Hospital, an HCA sister facility, where he also served as Director of Emergency Services and the Intensive Care Unit since 2011. Mr. Weston brings with him over 14 years of clinical nursing experience in emergency/trauma medicine. Included in that experience is almost three years as a Level 1 ED/Trauma NCII and relief chart nurse NCII for the world-renowned Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, where he was awarded ED Trauma Nurse of the Year in 2002.
Mr. Weston holds a Bachelor of Science degree in health science from Saint Mary's College of California, a National Registered EMT-P Certification from Western Medical Institute in San Jose, California, and an Associate Degree of Nursing (AND) from Excelsior College in Albany, New York.
Mr. Weston holds certification in training in the following: basic life support, advanced cardiac life support, pediatric advanced life support, crisis prevention institute training, and disaster management. He is a member of the Emergency Nurses Association.