Medical City North Hills March 20, 2017

North Richland Hills – March 20, 2017 – Medical City North Hills has named five new staff to its hospital management team.

Mary Beth Short has been named Vice President of Human Resources, Andrea Morian, M.S., CCC-SLP, BCS-S was promoted to Director of Rehabilitation Services, Tammy Evans, RN, MSN, has joined as Emergency Department director, Lori Bachman, RN, is the new program director of the Geriatric Behavioral Unit, and Jim McClanahan, MSN, RN, has moved into the role of Emergency Department Educator.

Short brings 20 years of human resources experience to the hospital from the healthcare, legal and retail industries. She has spent the last 10 years in North Texas healthcare organizations, most recently as director of human resources for U.S. Anesthesia Partners. Short will oversee both Medical City North Hills and Medical City Alliance Human Resources services.

Morian has been with Medical City North Hills since 2015 after serving five years at Medical City Arlington. Morian is a speech pathologist and Board Certified Specialist in Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders. Morian will oversee the Rehabilitation Services department which has over 66,000 combined inpatient and outpatient visits a year.

Evans, as the new Emergency Department Director, has previously served as the Emergency Department manager at another large area hospital system prior to arriving at Medical City North Hills. She also has experience in both ER and Risk management while serving at Medical City Plano. Evans started her career as a paramedic.

Bachman comes to the Geriatric Behavioral Unit from a similar position at a hospital in Paris, TX. The GBU at Medical City North Hills is a 20-bed inpatient unit which serves patients 55 and older.

McClanahan transitioned from the Education Department Educator position to the educator of the ER Department. He has more than 15 years’ experience as a registered nurse in Emergency Room care, cardiac care and endoscopy as well as three years as a certified PICC nurse and four years as an educator.