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Jennie Whitaker Named New Henrico Doctors’ Hospital Chief Nursing Officer

Pryor Green

HCA Virginia
Jennie Whitaker Named New Henrico Doctors’ Hospital Chief Nursing Officer
RICHMOND, VA (Sept. 22, 2022)HCA Virginia has named Jennie Whitaker the new chief nursing officer of Henrico Doctors' Hospital, effective immediately. She has served as the interim chief nursing officer of the 340-bed facility since early August. 
Whitaker began her nursing career at HCA Healthcare as a bedside nurse on a medical-surgical unit in 2008. Throughout her career, she has served in a variety of roles within HCA Virginia, including director of quality at Parham Doctors’ Hospital, director of clinical operations at Henrico Doctors’ Hospital, and assistant chief nursing officer at Chippenham Hospital. 
While at Chippenham, her accomplishments included building a sustainable nursing pipeline, reducing turnover, and increasing clinical rotation offerings with key academic partners.
“We are pleased to welcome Jennie to the Henrico Doctors’ team,” said Ryan Jensen, chief executive officer of Henrico Doctors’ Hospitals. “She will continue to ensure the delivery of excellent nursing care and clinical outcomes for the communities we serve.” 
Whitaker earned both her BSN and Master of Science in nursing administration from Virginia Commonwealth University. When Jennie is not at work, she spends time with her husband and son.
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About HCA Virginia Health System
As the commonwealth’s most comprehensive provider network, HCA Virginia Health System operates 14 hospitals, 27 outpatient centers, six freestanding emergency rooms and is affiliated with 3,000 physicians. The private hospital system is one of Virginia’s largest employers, provides $105.7 million in charity and uncompensated care, and pays $88.9 million in taxes annually. HCA Virginia hospitals include Chippenham, Henrico Doctors’, John Randolph, Johnston-Willis, Parham Doctors’, Retreat Doctors’, Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center, LewisGale Hospitals, Reston Hospital Center, StoneSprings Hospital Center and Dominion Hospital.