Plains Regional Medical Center has hired a psychiatrist, according to a news release.
Dr. Anne Ortiz started on April 11.
Ortiz comes to PRMC from Artesia General Hospital where she was a psychiatrist for acute patients admitted to the hospital.
Ortiz received a bachelor’s degree from New Mexico Tech and her medical degree from the University of New Mexico. She has complete two residencies.
PRMC Administrator Hoyt Skabelund said the hiring of Ortiz represents the hospitals continued commitment to building a medical infrastructure for behavioral health services.