Effingham Health System has appointed Betsy Smith as its chief nursing officer.
Smith received her bachelor of science in nursing from Georgia Southern University in 1997. After graduation, she worked at Memorial University Medical Center as a senior staff nurse in the Progressive Care Unit.
Looking to expand her career, she joined Dr. Richard J. Greco at The Georgia Institute for Plastic Surgery. After working for Dr. Greco for eight years, Smith united with Effingham Hospital in 2008.
Smith has served in several capacities while at Effingham Health System, most recently as the physician liaison.