Justin Shiver

Justin Shiver, FACHE, FHFMA, has been named chief operating officer at Rapides Regional Medical Center. Shiver began at RRMC Nov. 6.

Shiver comes to Rapides Regional Medical Center from Dallas, where he has served as Medical City’s Senior Director of Performance Improvement since 2021. During his time in the role, he served as HCA’s North Texas Division Chief Staffing Officer. He also established and led North Texas Labor Management Action Team.

Shiver started his career with HCA Healthcare in 2000 as an EKG Technician. He spent 13 years with Providence Hospitals in his hometown of Columbia, S.C., where he worked in nursing administration, patient access and patient care. From there, he went to Christus Health as Director of Innovation. Shiver returned to HCA in 2015 in the San Antonio Division as Senior Director of Performance Improvement. He moved to the Gulf Coast Division in 2018 in the same capacity.

Shiver holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Southern Wesleyan University in Columbia, S.C., and a Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Administration from Walden University in Minneapolis, Minn. He is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives and Hospital Financial Management Association and is also a certified Six Sigma Green Belt. Shiver completed the HCA Healthcare Performance Improvement Leadership Development Program in 2017.