Rita Hess has been named chief nursing officer and Manoucheka Thermitus has been named director of business development at North Shore Medical Center in Miami.
Hess will be responsible for the overall leadership and oversight of all nursing departments and clinical services. Before joining North Shore, she was chief nursing officer for Des Peres Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri.
Thermitus will be responsible for directing and managing the planning, development and execution of strategic and comprehensive hospital initiatives and business development plans for the hospital's growth. Before joining North Shore, she was an entrepreneur and sales consultant for a pharmaceutical company.