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Jacobs named site manager at St. Rose Health Center
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Zena Jacobs, St. Rose site manager

      The new site manager at St. Rose Health Center brings her background in nursing and administration, as well as her long history with the facility to the new position.

Zena Jacobs, Great Bend, has served in many capacities at St. Rose and will use that experience in her new role, announced Shae Veach, vice president of regional operations at Hays Medical Center.

          HaysMed and Centura Health co-own St. Rose.

          “Zena is a highly skilled professional with a strong background in nursing, as well as years of supervisory and clinical operations experience,” Veach said. “St. Rose is fortunate to have a person of Zena’s caliber in the site-manager position.”

          Most recently, Jacobs served as St. Rose clinic operations manager and assistant administrator/physicians’ clinics. Responsibilities included oversight of St. Rose Family Medicine, Convenient Care Walk-in Clinic, Great Bend Internists, St. Rose Infusion Clinic, St. Rose Specialty Clinic and St. Rose Surgical Services.

          Jacobs started caring for patients in 2000 at Central Kansas Medical Center, which is now St. Rose. She served in full- and part-time positions in the medical/surgical nursing unit, intensive care unit, convenient care and infusion clinic.

          Jacobs received her associate’s degree in nursing at Barton Community College in 2001. She then earned a bachelor’s in nursing in 2009 and a master’s in business administration in 2011, both at Tabor College in Wichita.

          Jacobs said she is looking forward to serving patients, families and the community in her new role.

“I am gratified to be serving St. Rose in this new capacity,” Jacobs said. “I look forward to continuing the good relationships I have here, while forming new partnerships with our staff and the community.”

          St. Rose specializes in primary care, prevention and wellness. Services include St. Rose Family Medicine, Convenient Care Walk-in Clinic, Great Bend Internists, imaging, infusion clinic, WellnessWorks, one-day surgical procedures, Golden Belt Home Health & Hospice and a comprehensive Specialty Clinic. St. Rose is co-owned by Hays Medical Center and Centura Health.