Orange Park Medical Center has announced the appointment of Julia Truman to the role of Chief Operating Officer.

With extensive executive leadership experience, Truman most recently served as the President and Chief Operating Officer of Tacoma General Hospital, Allenmore Hospital and Gig Harbor Medical Park located in Washington. Prior to her time in Washington, she served in executive leadership roles within Human Resources and Operations in the HCA Healthcare system, including her latest role as Vice President of Operations at Fort Walton Beach Medical Center.

Truman brings valuable leadership skills to Orange Park Medical Center's executive team during a time of rapid growth for the hospital. As COO, Truman will lead the hospital through the expansion of a free-standing emergency room to be located in North Jacksonville, a new electrophysiology lab that will be used to diagnose and treat conditions related to irregular heart rhythms, a new post anesthesia care unit, additional level 2 neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) beds and the addition of two new medical office buildings.