Phoebe Sumter Medical Center names Chief Nursing Officer

Press Release

AMERICUS, GA- Phoebe Sumter Medical Center has named Susan Bruns, BSN, as Chief Nursing Officer.

"We did an extensive search and we felt that Susan was the best fit for the organization," said Phoebe Sumter CEO Keith Petersen.  "She has worked in the organization for more than 15 years, and has served capably as Interim Chief Nursing Officer.  She is an asset to Phoebe Sumter and has the background, experience and skills to be very successful in her new position."

A native of Indiana, Bruns earned a BSN in Nursing from Valparaiso University, which is also located in Indiana.  She has served in a number of roles at the former Sumter Regional Hospital and current Phoebe Sumter Medical Center, including Director of Critical Care Services.  She has served as Interim Chief Nursing Officer since September 1st of this year.

Susan is married to Bob Bruns and they have two children, Eric and Heidi.  When she is not working she likes to exercise, which includes running and playing tennis, as well as spend time with her family.  She says she is excited at this opportunity and looks forward to helping Phoebe Sumter achieve all of its goals in terms of patient care as well as being a leader in the community.

Source: Phoebe Sumter Medical Center