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Hospital Welcomes New Surgery Director


Terri Brandt-Corriea, RN, BSN, CNOR

Tillamook County General Hospital welcomes Terri Brandt-Corriea, RN, BSN, CNOR, as the new director of surgical and anesthesia services.

With a Bachelors of Science in nursing degree from Linfield College, Terri’s nursing experience includes Kadlec Regional Medical Center in Richland, WA, and Good Shepherd Medical Center in Hermiston, OR. During the last 14 years, she has worked in a full range of surgical services: before, during and after surgery. The CNOR certification she maintains indicates particular knowledge and skills in the specialized field of perioperative nursing. Terri is currently completing coursework for an MBA in Healthcare Administration and expects to graduate in Spring 2013.

Terri’s family roots extend deep into the dairy and logging industries of Tillamook County. Her great-grandfather ran the Sand Lake grocery store. Her parents were married at the Tillamook County Courthouse. Her family vacations here together. “It just seems like home here,” Terri shared.

“We are delighted to welcome Terri to this leadership role with our hospital,” stated Karen Kellar, VP for patient care services. “Her broad experience in several hospitals and with multiple surgery specialties is enhanced by her reputation as a compassionate nurse who promotes patient-centered care in an environment of excellence.”

Terri enjoys spending time with her husband, two adult children, two grandchildren and three bird-hunting dogs. Her hobbies include bird hunting, fishing and all kinds of outdoor activities.