Hemphill, TX – August 18, 2023 – Sabine County Hospital is thrilled to announce the appointment of Kaylee McDaniel as the new Administrator. With an exceptional background in healthcare administration and a profound dedication to providing top-quality patient care, McDaniel brings a wealth of experience and passion to her new role.
Kaylee’s journey into healthcare was ignited by her desire to make a meaningful impact on people’s lives. After exploring degrees in pre-pharmacy and social work, McDaniel found her calling in the healthcare sector. “The beautiful thing about healthcare is that I experience and assist with both pharmacy and social work daily,” said McDaniel. “It makes my heart feel full.”
McDaniel’s journey within the healthcare field has been marked by her unwavering commitment to excellence. She started her career at Sabine County Hospital in 2014 as a Registered Nurse, and through dedication and hard work, she climbed the ranks to become the Chief Nursing Officer in June 2022. McDaniel’s determination, coupled with her ability to inspire those around her, caught the attention of hospital leadership, leading to her recent appointment as Administrator in August 2023.
“I want to bring the feel of that thriving hometown hospital back,” McDaniel shared. “I want people to know when they come to our clinic or hospital that they are safe and can trust those hometown professionals that are providing their healthcare.”
McDaniel’s vision aligns perfectly with Sabine County Hospital’s mission to provide exceptional healthcare services to the community. Her experience as Chief Nursing Officer has equipped her with a deep understanding of the hospital’s operations, patient needs, and the importance of fostering a positive work environment for staff growth.
Jared Chanski, Executive Vice President of Preferred Management, expressed his enthusiasm for McDaniel’s appointment: “We are thrilled to have Kaylee McDaniel step into her new role as Administrator. Her exceptional leadership skills, combined with her genuine compassion for patients and staff, make her an invaluable asset to the hospital and the community it serves.”
Kaylee holds an Associate of Applied Science in Nursing from Panola College and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Texas at Tyler. Her journey from bedside nursing to healthcare administration reflects her unwavering commitment to improving patient outcomes and ensuring top-notch healthcare delivery.
In her free time, McDaniel enjoys spending quality moments with her family and engaging in outdoor activities such as paddleboarding, boat riding, and hunting. Her connection to the local community and her dedication to creating a welcoming and trusted healthcare environment make her a natural fit for her new role.
Sabine County Hospital is excited to embark on this new chapter under Kaylee McDaniel’s leadership. Her expertise, vision, and compassionate approach to healthcare administration are poised to make a lasting impact on the hospital and the community it proudly serves.
Kaylee McDaniel, the new Administrator at Sabine County Hospital