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At Spotsy hospital, she and staff care for those who stay the night

Our annual Guide to Living publication arrived Saturday. This year the guide contained profiles of three people who work in the local health care field. I’ll reprint those profiles here in case you missed them.

Yesterday Dana Tate was featured. Today we feature Ellen Scott of the Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center. If you’re admitted to Spotsylvania Regional, chances are you’ll stay on the fourth floor, where Scott and her staff will take care of you. 

Ellen Scott

NAME: Ellen Scott

OCCUPATION: 32 years a registered nurse. One of the senior leaders at the Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center. Supervises the clinical staff on the fourth-floor unit, where medical, surgical, pediatric, oncology and infusion patients stay.

NATIVE OF: Born in Kansas, raised in Northern Virginia.

AGE: 53

FAMILY: Husband Derek Scott and four children, ages 25 to 30. Lives in Bumpass section of Spotsylvania County.

EDUCATION: W.T. Woodson High School, George Mason University. Nursing degree from Northern Virginia Community College. Enrolled in bachelor’s-to-master’s program at Western College University.

WORK EXPERIENCE: 16 years with Inova Health System, 14 years with HCA, owner of Spotsylvania Regional.

SPECIALTY: Oncology. Worked in hospitals her entire career.

ACCOMPLISHMENT SHE IS PROUD OF: Presented paper at international conference on cancer nursing on reducing patient falls. Helped build clinical program at Spotsylvania Regional.

HER PASSION: Gardening, boating on Lake Anna.