Carolinas Hospital System Chief Nursing Officer Costa Cockfield has been honored with the Outstanding Achievement Award from Community Health Systems, one of the nation’s leading systems of general acute-care hospitals. The organization includes Carolinas Hospital System and more than 130 other hospitals in 29 states. The Outstanding Achievement Award recognizes hospital leaders who have demonstrated an ongoing commitment to quality healthcare and operational excellence.
Cockfield’s professional affiliations/achievements include: certified in Nursing Administration, Advanced by the American Nurses Credentialing Center; member of Sigma Theta Tau (National Honor Society for Nursing); serves on the South Carolina Hospital Association’s Workforce Advisory Committee and Quality Advisory Council; active member of the South Carolina Organization of Nurse Leaders where she served as a past President and a recipient of the South Carolina League for Nursing Award of Excellence. Active in her community, she is also a recipient of the Girl Scouts of Eastern South Carolina Women of Distinction Award and the first annual Tribute to Women in Industry (TWIN) Award.
Cockfield says she is proud to lead an excellent team of dedicated nurses. “I am honored to receive this award and am delighted to share it with the entire nursing staff at Carolinas Hospital System. We are committed to the health and well-being of our patients. I’m very proud to be a part of this commitment, which is demonstrated every day through the actions and attitudes of our nursing team.”
The terms "Community Health Systems," "CHS," the "Company" or the "organization" used in this press release refer to Community Health Systems, Inc. and its affiliates including Community Health Systems Professional Services Corporation, unless otherwise stated or indicated by context.