Botsford News Release
Farmington Hills, Mich. (May 19, 2011)---Dorothy Bell-Ruth, MSN, RN, ACNP-BC, a Livonia resident, has joined the ranks of the medical staff at Botsford Hospital in Farmington Hills since becoming a board-certified acute care nurse practitioner. She has been promoted within Botsford's Critical Care Unit where she has worked as a registered nurse since 2000.
Ms. Bell-Ruth studied at Madonna University in Livonia, earning the Bachelor of Science in Nursing and, more recently, the Master of Science in Nursing. She also holds certification as an advance cardiac life support provider. On the CCU, she serves on the Critical Care and Unit Practice Committees. This longtime preceptor of both experienced and new-graduate nurses is also a two-time recipient of the hospital's Nursing Excellence Award.
Ms. Bell-Ruth is a member of the American Nurses Association and the American Council of Nurse Practitioners.
Botsford Hospital is a multi-specialty 330 bed hospital and verified trauma center located in Farmington Hills, Michigan. The campus also houses an imaging center and a comprehensive care cancer center. Botsford Hospital is also home to an extensive medical education program and is part of Michigan State University's statewide campus system. Botsford Hospital each year cares for approximately 16,000 inpatients and more than 60,000 emergency and trauma patients with a team of 2,500 employees, 300 volunteers and more than 600 physicians. A not-for-profit hospital, Botsford provided almost $10.5 million in community benefit during its 2011 fiscal year.
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