NASHVILLE — TriStar Southern Hills Medical Center is pleased to welcome Chad Cashion as Chief Nursing Officer of the 136-bed hospital. Cashion will lead nursing operations and support care experience initiatives that drive high-quality outcomes, superior patient care and an engaged nursing workforce. Cashion previously served as the Associate Chief Nursing Officer at TriStar Summit Medical Center in Hermitage.
"Chad takes tremendous pride in being an advocate for both patients and nursing colleagues," said Drew Tyrer, Chief Executive Officer of TriStar Southern Hills Medical Center. “I have seen Chad impact many lives during his leadership journey, and I look forward to the positive influence he will have on our hospital as we continue providing high-quality patient care to our community.”
Cashion has more than 14 years of nursing leadership experience. During the past ten years, he has served in successive leadership positions at TriStar Summit Medical Center, most recently as Associate Chief Nursing Officer. Chad worked with nursing colleagues to implement strategies that improved patient experience and employee engagement.
“I am driven by the passion and commitment to make a difference in the lives of others, “said Cashion. “The TriStar Southern Hills team is committed to our mission and compassionately cares for patients every day. As their CNO, I am excited and honored to stand side-by-side with the team as we continue to provide high-quality care to the community.”
Cashion has a Master of Business Administration - Healthcare Management from Western Governors University, where he also received his Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Cashion is Chair of the Wilson County Healthcare Council and is part of the American Organization for Nurse Executives, the American Nurses Association and the Healthcare Financial Management Association.