Richmond, Va. (Dec. 5, 2016) – HCA Virginia has announced that Zach McCluskey will serve as the chief executive officer of Johnston-Willis Hospital, effective Dec. 19.
In this role, McCluskey will be responsible for the strategic growth and day-to-day focus of Johnston-Willis Hospital.
“Zach’s distinguished record of effective leadership experience combined with his commitment to setting the highest standards in healthcare will be an asset to our organization,” said Greg Lowe, chief executive officer of Chippenham & Johnston-Willis Hospitals. “I am confident that he will bring Johnston-Willis Hospital to the next level of excellence.”
This executive role was developed in 2014 as a result of a review and restructure of HCA Virginia’s Richmond area hospitals to provide additional strategic capability as well as optimizing executive span of control.
McCluskey has worked for the past two years as CEO at Parham Doctors’ Hospital. During his time there, he and his team were recognized as the top performing hospital in 2015 for patient experience scores in the Capital Division. He also led the development of a market leading bariatric program, revamped the 36-bed inpatient rehabilitation program, and opened a 24-bed inpatient behavioral health program.
McCluskey has over 10 years of healthcare leadership experience within the HCA health system, following a career in critical care nursing. Under his leadership, Parham has been recognized as a top 5 percent Orthopedic Hospital in the nation by Healthgrades and received total shoulder, hip and knee certifications from the Joint Commission.
Prior to his work at Parham, McCluskey was chief operating officer at StoneCrest Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn. and associate administrator at Chippenham & Johnston-Willis Hospitals.
A native of Richmond, he received his Master of Healthcare Administration, as well as his Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Virginia Commonwealth University.