North Logan, UT - Cache Valley Hospital has filled the chief nursing officer (CNO) and laboratory director positions.
Chief Nursing Officer - Greg Smith, RN, BSN, MHA
Smith, who has over 12 years of experience in healthcare, comes recommended to Cache Valley Hospital, from HCA Healthcare nursing leaders in North Florida. Most recently, Smith worked at Specialty Hospital of Jacksonville, a long-term acute care facility, where he served as the CNO, and then interim CNO/CEO as the hospital transitioned out of the HCA Healthcare network.
Smith is described as a high-performing, patient-focused nurse leader who has a proven track record of leading teams that provide excellent patient care. This description is supported by honors Smith has achieved, such as Northeast Florida's "Top 100 RN" award in 2015 and the "30 under 30" award from the St. Louis Business Journal in 2012.
"I am happy to be making a difference through HCA by enhancing the healthcare services that we offer within the community," Smith said. "I'm also excited to be a part of a highly engaged team dedicated to ensuring that above all else we are committed to the care and improvement of human life.
Greg earned his Master of Healthcare Administration from Webster University and BSN from Chamberlain College of Nursing.
Laboratory Director - Chrishell Hubbart MHA, MLS (ASCP)
Hubbart comes to Cache Valley Hospital from Brigham City Community Hospital—both facilities are part of MountainStar Healthcare system—where she led her department as the laboratory director. She will continue her director role overseeing laboratory operations at both Brigham City Community Hospital and Cache Valley Hospital. She is an energetic, quality-focused leader that is always looking for ways to improve patient satisfaction.
Chrishell has been a hospital leader for over seven years and has successfully completed two JACHO inspections as well as four CAP inspections. She earned her Master of Healthcare Administration and Bachelors of Laboratory Science from Weber State University.
"I've enjoyed being a lab director at Brigham City, and I'm excited for the new opportunities of overseeing both laboratories," Hubbart said.
Outside of the lab, Hubbart and her family enjoy scuba diving, rock climbing, mountain and road biking, and pretty much anything out-doors.