Parkridge Health System hired John Baldwin as market associate administrator and co-ethics and compliance officer. Working closely with Tom Ozburn, Parkridge Health president and CEO, Mr. Baldwin has administrative oversight and responsibility for support services – which include environmental services, food and nutrition services, plant operations, security and the chaplaincy program – at Parkridge Medical Center and Parkridge West Hospital. Mr. Baldwin also oversees construction projects across the six-facility health system.
“We are thrilled to welcome John to the Parkridge Health family,” Mr. Ozburn said. “Our health system is in the midst of the largest capital project in its history, and we expect continued growth and expansion in the coming years. John will play a critical role in shepherding our projects from the planning stages to operationalization.”
Mr. Baldwin earned a master of health administration degree from the University of Memphis and also received Six Lean Sigma Green Belt Certification. He graduated from Austin Peay State University with a master of acience in health leadership after earning a bachelor of science in kinesiology from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Prior to joining Parkridge Health, Mr. Baldwin was on staff at TriStar StoneCrest Medical Center in Smyrna.
Mr. Baldwin participates in the American College of Healthcare Executives and the National Association of Health Services Executives. He also serves in governance roles for community healthcare organizations, such as the Tennessee Hospital Association’s Council on Inclusion & Health Equity, as well as the University of Memphis’ MHA advisory board. "Mr. Baldwin has a passion for people and uses his talents and skills to educate, empower and engage others," officials said.