John Marker, RN, MSN, MBA, has been named as the new chief nursing officer, starting April 9.
As chief nursing officer, Marker will provide leadership and guidance for all clinical nursing staff at Medical City North Hills.
Prior to this role, Marker was the chief nursing officer at Women’s & Children’s Hospital in Lafayette, LA, since 2009. During that time, he helped reduce nursing turnover by almost half while boosting patient satisfaction. Marker also assisted with long-term strategic planning and was responsible for over 500 staff members. Previously, Marker was associate chief nursing officer at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita, KS.
“Having a nurse leader with such experience and nursing leadership expertise such as John’s is a great benefit to Medical City North Hills and our patients,” said Xavier Villarreal, CEO. “Our growth and clinical accomplishments will only further be strengthened with such leadership.”
Marker received his Master of Science in Nursing from Wichita State University, where he also obtained a Bachelor of Health Science and a MBA. He also earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Newman University in Kansas. In addition, Marker is a veteran of the US Army.