Orange Park, FL – Orange Park Medical Center, an HCA Healthcare affiliate, is pleased to announce that Pete Long-Innes has been named as the Chief Operating Officer of Orange Park Medical Center.

Pete is joining Orange Park Medical Center with 12 years of experience within HCA Healthcare, starting as an Emergency Room Technician at Reston Hospital Center. He moved on to roles of increasing administrative responsibility at the HCA Capital Division office, starting with the Strategic Planning and Development team. Pete then transitioned to roles at both Chippenham and Johnston-Willis Hospitals (CJW) where he led multiple capital improvement and growth projects, including the construction of the TriCities Freestanding Emergency Department.

Most recently, Pete served as the Chief Operating Officer of Frankfort Regional Medical Center where oversaw the creation of a Bariatric service line, multiple capital improvement projects, and partnered to improve clinical outcomes and patient experience.

“Pete has helped lead growth throughout HCA over the course of his career and we’re excited to have him on the team as we continue to expand and add new services for our community,” says Lisa Valentine, Chief Executive Officer of Orange Park Medical Center.

Orange Park Medical Center recently opened a $126 million expansion project housing 48 private patient beds for medical and surgical patients, as well as areas for patient registration, outpatient testing and imaging services. The expansion is adding more than 100 jobs for the community. The hospital is also scheduled to break ground on a 60,000 sq. ft. medical office building this spring.

“Pete’s joining us at a time of vast growth for both our hospital and our community. As Clay County continues to grow rapidly, we are doing the same. The addition of Pete will keep our momentum going to meet the needs of our patients,” said Valentine.