April Bennett Named President of Baptist Health Medical Center-Conway

Baptist Health has named April Bennett, MSN, CHFP, RN, as the new president of Baptist Health Medical Center-Conway.

Serving as the hospital's chief nursing officer since 2020, Bennett has supported the opening and expansion of multiple specialties including the hospital’s inpatient rehabilitation unit, intermediate care unit, and medical/surgical unit as well as the opening of a new intensive care unit and medical/surgical unit. Her successes also include decreasing bedside RN turnover, recruiting and replacing RN travelers with full-time staff, and growing the inpatient census by 20 percent.

In addition to her leadership of BHMC-Conway, Bennett also leads the medical/surgical nursing consortium for all 11 of Baptist Health’s hospitals.

Bennett received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Missouri Southern University and Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Missouri-Kansas City.