Marie Hamilton has been appointed director of maternity services at Orem Community Hospital.

She will oversee the labor and de livery, postpartum and nursery units. She will coordinate patient care with physicians and manage the employees of the units.

Hamilton has worked at the hospital since it opened in 1981 as a labor and delivery nurse. Previously she worked for 12 years at Utah Valley Regional Medical Center. She has background in both surgical and labor and delivery nursing care.

Hamilton received a licensed practical nurse degree from Utah Technical College in Provo and a registered nurse degree from Weber State College in 1983.

A Springville resident, Hamilton has five children and eight grandchildren. She enjoys sports and cooking as hobbies.