Cardone Named Director of Plant Operations at Baptist Health Care

Phil Cardone, CHFM, CHC, has been named director of plant operations at Baptist Health Care after serving one year as operation manager.

Cardone has undergone extensive training with the Federal Emergency Management Agency and has earned numerous related certifications from George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, Florida Health Care Engineering Association, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, and American Hospital Association. He is a member of the American Society of Healthcare Engineers and Florida Healthcare Engineering Association.

Cardone comes to Baptist from a similar position with Inova Alexandria Hospital in Virginia.

About Baptist Health Care
Baptist Health Care is a community-owned, not-for-profit health care organization committed to improving the quality of life for people and communities in northwest Florida. The organization is a proud member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network. A 2003 Malcolm Baldrige recipient, Baptist continuously strives to be a national leader in quality and service. Baptist Health Care includes three hospitals, two medical parks, Andrews Institute for Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine, Lakeview Center, Baptist Medical Group and Cardiology Consultants. With more than 6,500 employees and employed physicians, Baptist Health Care is the largest non-governmental employer in northwest Florida. For more information, please visit

Baptist Health Care ● Baptist Hospital ● Gulf Breeze Hospital ● Jay Hospital ● Lakeview Center ● Baptist Medical Park – Nine Mile ● Baptist Medical Park – Navarre ● Andrews Institute ● Baptist Medical Group ● Cardiology Consultants ● Mayo Clinic Care Network

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