PLANT CITY Karen Kerr, director of patient services for South Florida Baptist Hospital, has been named interim president.
She is filling in as the top hospital administrator following Steve Nierman’s appointment as president of Winter Haven Hospital. Kerr has been at the 147-bed hospital for nearly 13 years.
Winter Haven Hospital recently became a part of BayCare Health System, which includes South Florida Baptist and about 10 others.
There’s no date set for when a permanent replacement for Nierman will be named.