LUMBERTON — Lori Dove has been named vice president of post-acute care at Southeastern Health.
In this newly created role, she is responsible for Gibson Cancer Center, Rehabilitation Services, Southeastern Home Care Services, Southeastern Hospice, and WoodHaven Nursing, Rehabilitation and Alzheimer’s Care Center.
Dove returns to Southeastern Health after serving as vice president for quality and resource management at Scotland Healthcare System in Laurinburg for three years. Before joining Scotland, she served as senior director of clinical care for Southeastern Regional Medical Center. Other leadership roles she held at Southeastern include director of surgical services, advanced life support liaison for Robeson County, and director of emergency services.
“I am extremely excited about this opportunity to return to Southeastern Health,” Dove said. “The focus on the health of our community and the continuum of care for our patients is my passion. I have the opportunity to work with amazing directors in post-acute services to create a new model of health care for our patients and families — a model that will assist the patient in obtaining the highest level of health possible for that individual through the coordination of the right services to the right patient at the right time. “
Dove earned an associate degree in nursing from Robeson Community College. She also earned a bachelor’s degree in nursing in 2005 and dual master’s degrees in nursing and health care administration in 2007, both from the University of Phoenix. She lives in Lumberton with her husband, Willard, a nurse anesthetist at Southeastern Regional Medical Center, and their daughter, Allison, 19.