Palatka, Fl. — Putnam Community Medical Center, an HCA North Florida hospital, recently named Mark Dooley as CEO. Dooley will begin his new role with the 99-bed acute care hospital on May 14, 2018.

Dooley brings more than two decades of leadership experience in healthcare to Putnam Community Medical Center. Prior to joining the hospital, he served as president and CEO of Wilson Health, a regional healthcare system in Sidney, Ohio. Previously, he served as CEO of CMH Regional Health System in Wilmington, Ohio.

“I’m honored to be entrusted with continuing Putnam Community Medical Center’s legacy for excellent patient care,” said Dooley. “Our entire team is dedicated to patients’ well-being, and I look forward to leading them in meeting the region’s healthcare needs.”

Dooley holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Life Sciences and a Master’s in Business Administration, both from Indiana State University. He is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.

“Mark’s extensive experience in healthcare administration will be invaluable to the team at Putnam Community Medical Center,” said Michael P. Joyce, FACHE, President, HCA North Florida Division. “We’re proud to have someone of Mark’s caliber joining the HCA family.”