Baptist Behavioral Medicine Names New Director of Operations


Darcy Hicks, R.N., has been promoted to director of operations for Behavioral Medicine at Baptist Health Care. She previously served as clinical manager for behavioral administration and assistant director of nursing for Behavioral Medicine at Baptist. 

Hicks earned her associate degree in nursing from Pensacola Junior College (now Pensacola State College) and is currently pursuing her bachelor’s degree. She has been a registered nurse for 25 years and brings more than 14 years experience in behavioral health to her new role.

Baptist Health Care is a not-for-profit health care organization based in northwest Florida that is committed to helping people throughout life's journey. The organization is a proud member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network. Baptist continuously strives to be a national leader in quality and service. Baptist Health Care includes three hospitals, four medical parks, Andrews Institute for Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine and a large network of primary care and specialty physicians. Baptist Health Care is one of the largest non-governmental employers in northwest Florida.

Baptist Health Care ● Baptist Hospital ● Gulf Breeze Hospital ● Jay Hospital ● Baptist Medical Parks Airport, Nine Mile, Navarre and Pace ● Andrews Institute ● Baptist Medical Group ● Baptist Heart & Vascular Institute ● Mayo Clinic Care Network

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