David Was Joins Parkridge as Associate Administrator
April 02, 2012
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (March 26, 2012) – Darrell Moore, President and CEO of Parkridge Health System, announced today that David Was has joined the Parkridge Medical Center leadership staff as Associate Administrator.
Mr. Was has worked with Parkridge parent company HCA since 2005. After an internship in the Corporate Communications department, he worked as communications manager for the Corporate Supply Chain department. While earning his Master’s degree in Business Administration at Vanderbilt University, Mr. Was completed an administrative internship at HCA/TriStar’s Centennial Medical Center in Nashville. Upon completion of his MBA, he was accepted into HCA’s Chief Operating Officer Development Program. Mr. Was comes to Parkridge from a position as Associate Administrator at Grand Strand Regional Medical Center in Myrtle Beach, S.C.
“We are excited to welcome David Was as the newest member of the Parkridge Health System administrative team,” said Mr. Moore. “We believe his unique skills and leadership capabilities will be a great addition to our hospital.”
About Parkridge Medical Center
Parkridge Medical Center, a multi-campus facility which includes Parkridge East Hospital and Parkridge Valley, is located in Chattanooga and is part of the TriStar family of hospitals. Parkridge Medical Center, Inc. provides the region’s most comprehensive range of services including Accredited Chest Pain Centers, cardiac services, orthopaedics, neonatal intensive care, women’s services, outpatient services and psychiatric care. The Sarah Cannon Cancer Center at Parkridge, a Commission on Cancer approved and commended program, provides the latest in diagnosis and treatment of cancer. Parkridge Medical Center was first in the region to perform advanced robotics surgery and, with over 1500 cases performed, stands as the most experienced. To learn more about Parkridge Medical Center, visit the Web site at www.ParkridgeHealth.com or contact Medline at (423) 622-6848.