In more than twenty-five years of nursing experience, Brent Robinson had never encountered a foe like COVID-19. But neither have other healthcare professionals. As executive director of patient services at Piedmont Henry Hospital in Stockbridge, Robinson oversees perioperative and respiratory functions for all patients coming through the hospital’s doors. Beyond ensuring patient care quality and safety, he leads the team responsible for the overall patient experience.
Robinson serves the Byrdine F. Lewis College of Nursing and Health Professions dean’s advisory board and is a master’s degree graduate of the School of Nursing. He has been part of the Piedmont Health family for 12 years, initially at the flagship hospital in Atlanta, where he directed nursing for cardiovascular services. He moved up to vice president of patient care services/chief nursing officer in 2012 before moving over to Piedmont Henry Hospital to lead patient safety and quality.
Before his employment at Piedmont, Robinson was the chief nursing officer for the Dekalb Regional Healthcare System in Decatur, Georgia. He is a 2011 graduate of Leadership GHA, an active member of the American Nurses Association, the Georgia Nurses Association, the American Association of Critical Care Nurses and Sigma Theta Tau International national nursing honor society.
Robinson is a family nurse practitioner, certified through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners as well as medical-surgical nursing, cardiac rehabilitation nursing and adult critical care nursing board certification thru the American Nurses Credentialing Center and the American Association of Critical Care Nurses, respectively.