Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Client News: Casas Named Chief Nursing Officer at ETMC Henderson

Miguel Casas, MBA, MSN, RN, has been named chief nursing officer at East Texas Medical Center (ETMC) Henderson.  Casas will assume his duties on Nov. 14. In his new position, he will oversee all nursing staff, coordinate care among all hospital departments and ensure compliance with all federal and state regulations, among other duties.
Casas most recently served as nurse manager for the ETMC Specialty Hospital in Tyler, a 36-bed facility offering long-term, acute care for patients with complex medical conditions. Prior to joining ETMC in 2005, he served in clinical positions in the oncology and emergency departments at Mother Frances Hospital in Tyler and in the intensive care unit at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Tyler. He served in the United States Air Force from 1989 to 1996.
Casas recently earned dual master’s degrees in nursing and business administration from the University of Texas at Tyler, where he previously earned his bachelor’s degree in nursing.
“We are excited to have Mr. Casas join our team at ETMC Henderson,” said Administrator Mark Leitner. “His nursing and management experience across a variety of clinical areas, coupled with his education, will make him a tremendous asset to our hospital and community.”

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