Parham Doctors' Hospital October 14, 2016

Richmond, Va. (Oct. 13, 2016) — HCA Virginia has announced that Crystal Farmer will serve as chief nursing officer for Parham Doctors’ Hospital.

“Crystal has a longstanding career with Henrico Doctors’ Hospitals and has been recognized for her strong leadership skills and history of operational success at our facilities,” said Zach McCluskey, chief executive officer of Parham Doctors’ Hospital. “With her dedication and commitment towards improving physician and patient engagement, I am confident Crystal will continue to further our hospital’s efforts towards advancing patient care. She has made a tremendous impact on our organization’s quality improvement and patient satisfaction efforts and I look forward to working alongside Crystal’s leadership.”

Farmer previously served as the CNO of Retreat Doctors’ Hospital where she led the hospital to a top ranking in HCA patient satisfaction scores for the last three quarters. Prior to her role as CNO, she was the director of medical surgical services at Henrico Doctors’ Hospital. In addition, Farmer has more than nineteen years’ experience in various nursing leadership roles as a registered nurse at Henrico Doctors’ Hospitals, managing, coordinating, and overseeing the clinical operations of several department and units throughout the hospital.

Farmer received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Master of Science in Nursing from the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Nursing. She is a member of various committees and organizations that include: American Organization of Nurse Executives, Virginia Organization of Nurse Executives, and the Virginia Nurses Association.