Baptist Behavioral Medicine Names New Director of Operations

Darcy Hicks, R.N., has been promoted to director of operations for Behavioral Medicine at Baptist Health Care. She previously served as clinical manager for behavioral administration and assistant director of nursing for Behavioral Medicine at Baptist. 

Hicks earned her associate degree in nursing from Pensacola Junior College (now Pensacola State College) and is currently pursuing her bachelor’s degree. She has been a registered nurse for 25 years and brings more than 14 years experience in behavioral health to her new role.

About Baptist Health Care
Baptist Health Care is a community-owned, not-for-profit health care organization committed to improving the quality of life for people and communities in northwest Florida. The organization is a proud member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network. A 2003 Malcolm Baldrige recipient, Baptist continuously strives to be a national leader in quality and service. Baptist Health Care includes three hospitals, two medical parks, Andrews Institute for Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine, Lakeview Center, Baptist Medical Group and Cardiology Consultants. With more than 6,500 employees and employed physicians, Baptist Health Care is the largest non-governmental employer in northwest Florida. For more information, please visit

Baptist Health Care ● Baptist Hospital ● Gulf Breeze Hospital ● Jay Hospital ● Lakeview Center ● Baptist Medical Park – Nine Mile ● Baptist Medical Park – Navarre ● Andrews Institute ● Baptist Medical Group ● Cardiology Consultants ● Mayo Clinic Care Network

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