Central Carolina Hospital Names Beth Skarbinski CNO

March 12, 2020

SANFORD, NC - (March 5, 2019) Central Carolina Hospital is proud to announce the hiring of a new Chief Nursing Officer, Beth Skarbinski, MSHCE, RNC, CPHRM, CPPS. Beth has served as the interim CNO since September 2019.  

Beth has a wide range of experience and accomplishments that she will bring to her role as CNO. Her previous positions include Director of Clinical Risk Management at Duke University Hospital, Director of Quality/Regulatory and Risk Management at Halifax Regional Medical Center, and Executive Director of Quality/Risk Management at Central Carolina Hospital.  

“I have enjoyed the opportunity to work with our capable and dedicated nursing staff over the last few months and I look forward to permanently leading the nursing team as they provide quality patient care to our community,” said Beth. 

During her time as interim CNO at Central Carolina Hospital, Beth has focused on oversight and management, educational opportunities for staff, initiatives to improve patient care, and innovative solutions to bridging gaps and driving improvement. 

“Beth has proven to be an asset to the hospital during her time as Quality Director and most recently as interim CNO. We are excited for her to officially join the Central Carolina Hospital Family as Chief Nursing Officer,” said hospital CEO, Spencer Thomas.  

Beth earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Salve Regina College in Rhode Island, Alternative Dispute Mediation Certification from Quinnipiac University School of Law in Connecticut, and Master of Science in Health Care Ethics from Creighton University in Nebraska. 


Central Carolina Hospital, a Duke Lifepoint Hospital, is a 137-bed acute care hospital that serves the health care needs of Lee County and surrounding communities.  With over 120 physicians, the hospital offers a wide range of specialties including cardiology, orthopedics, general surgery, obstetrics, gynecology, ophthalmology, otolaryngology, emergency medicine, emergency medical services, gastroenterology, pediatrics, hospitalist services, internal medicine, nephrology, neurology, hematology, podiatry, dentistry, pulmonary medicine, and wound care and hyperbaric medicine. Hospital services include emergency room, physical and occupational therapy, cardiac rehabilitation, diagnostic imaging and radiology, inpatient and outpatient surgery, dialysis, maternity services, nutritional counseling by clinical dietitians, and cardiac catheterization. Central Carolina Hospital was reaccredited by the Joint Commission for a 3-year period in April 2018.