North Charleston, SC (November 4, 2016) - Lynn Singleton's nursing career has come full circle at Trident Medical Center as she has been named the organization's new Chief Nursing Officer. Singleton began her career at Trident Medical Center as a staff nurse and has served in a variety of other clinical and executive roles at the 313-bed hospital. Prior to returning to Trident she served as the Chief Nursing Officer for Summerville Medical Center.
"Lynn is an important member of the Trident Health family and has been for many years," said the hospital system's Chief Executive Officer Todd Gallati. "She's very familiar to our physicians, staff, and community and is also an accomplished respected leader. Lynn will also be a great mentor to our new generation of nurses."
Singleton, a native of Summerville, served nine years as Chief Nursing Officer of 94-bed Summerville Medical Center prior to her new position.
"I consider the team at Trident Health my professional family," explained Singleton. "Over the years they supported me as I continued to enhance my nursing career. Trident also afforded me the opportunity to advance my career to the executive level. It's a wonderful experience to grow up personally and professionally in the same community where I know so many people and have had many role models. In my heart I will always be a nurse. Caring for others, as nurses do every day, is one of the most honorable professions."
At Trident Medical Center, Singleton will lead a team of nearly 600 nurses, striving for the highest quality of nursing care and patient experience for our patients. She began her nursing studies at the College of Charleston and earned Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Nursing and Nursing Administration respectively at the Medical University of South Carolina. She is currently a candidate for the Doctorate of Nursing Practice degree for Nurse Executives.