Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center has added John Voight, MSN, RN, NEA-BC as chief nursing officer (CNO). In this role, he oversees clinical nursing operations throughout the hospital, ensures quality patient care and leads efforts to increase patient satisfaction. He comes to EIRMC with 20 years of health care experience at various hospitals across the nation. Most recently, he served as CNO at Oviedo Medical Center (HCA Healthcare) in Oviedo, Florida. In this role, on top of his nursing leadership responsibilities, he also had a good portion of the responsibilities traditionally held by an operations officer. He also previously served as assistant chief nursing officer, as well as vice president of emergency services with the Ocala Health System (HCA Healthcare), where he oversaw the strategic operations of emergency departments on two campuses and two freestanding ERs.
Voight holds a Master of Science in Nursing and is pursuing his Doctor of Nursing Practice from Walden University. He is also a US Army veteran and was a police officer prior to pursuing a nursing career. He is board certified as a Nurse Executive-Advanced by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, and is affiliated with the American Organization of Nurse Executives, the American College of Healthcare Executives, American Nurses Association and the Emergency Nurses Association.