Mike Sarian, President of Operations for Prime Healthcare has named Cyndy
Gordon, RN, BSN, MBA as Shasta Regional Medical Center's new CEO,
replacing retiring CEO Randall Hempling effective in September 2013.
Randall Hempling announced he will retire from Shasta Regional at age 67.
Hempling, began his tenure at Shasta Regional in April, 2009, after 30
years of healthcare industry experience. His retirement will be effective
in September, but Hempling plans to stay in the area and continue his
involvement in the community. During Hempling's four years at SRMC
he served on numerous community boards including Turtle Bay, One Safe
Place and Redding's Chamber of Commerce as well as being a member
of Redding East Rotary and All Saints Episcopal Church.
"We have greatly appreciated Randall's efforts over the past four
years with his outstanding leadership and dedication to meeting the healthcare
needs of the community," said Mike Sarian, president of operations
for Prime Healthcare Services. He continues, "We have the utmost
confidence with Cyndy's extensive experience in hospital operations,
coupled with her knowledge of the hospital and its staff that SRMC will
continue its mission to provide the highest quality healthcare services
and programs locally."
Gordon has been the CNO, (Chief Nursing Officer) since 2006, served as
COO as well as other executive leadership positions during her 35 years
at SRMC. Gordon has served on the board at Shasta Community Health since
2007, and is involved with several causes: American Cancer Society, American
Heart Association and Good News Rescue Mission.
"Cyndy is a proven leader and has been the backbone at SRMC for years
driving our mission to provide quality healthcare." Her extensive
leadership makes her the ideal candidate," said Hempling, "She
has a proven track record building trust and teamwork among our nursing
staff, working well with physicians, increasing employee satisfaction
and ensuring each patient receives the highest level of quality of care,"
In recent years, SRMC has achieved national recognition for the quality
of healthcare provided there, including recently being ranked as a 50
Top Cardiovascular Hospital and 100 Top Hospital in the nation by Truven
Health Analytics as well as receiving a Grade "A" rating from
The Leapfrog Group's Hospital Safety Scores.
"I'm honored to have the opportunity to serve SRMC in this new
role," says Gordon. "We have a promising future, and I couldn't
be more excited about partnering with physicians, staff, and our leadership
team to ensure SRMC continues to serve our community with quality, affordable
and accessible healthcare," she added.