Derry, New Hampshire – Parkland Medical Center is pleased to announce the appointment of John Skevington as chief operating officer (COO) for the hospital. Skevington comes to Parkland from Portsmouth Regional Hospital where he served as vice president of operations.
“John’s proven leadership at Portsmouth Regional Hospital and his experience overseeing programs such as behavioral health and oncology create great market synergies,” said Jeff Scionti, CEO of Parkland Medical Center. “We are very excited to have John join our leadership team.”
Skevington received a Bachelor of Science in Health Science from Truman State University and his Masters in Health Administration from the Medical College of Virginia. He began his career at Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) as an administrative resident at HCA LewisGale Montgomery in Blacksburg, Virginia and joined Portsmouth Regional Hospital in 2011 as associate COO. During his tenure at Portsmouth, Skevington served as administrator for the following services: Behavioral Health, Oncology, Environmental, Food and Nutrition, Rehabilitation, Occupational Health and Infusion.
“I am honored to join the leadership team at Parkland,” said Skevington. “During my five years in the Southern New Hampshire market, I have watched and admired the consistent, high-quality care that is provided by Parkland to the community. To be able to play a role in the delivery of care is a humbling honor, and one that I am excited for. I look forward to developing new relationships both at the hospital and in the communities we serve.”
Outside of work Skevington participates in all New Hampshire has to offer and enjoys spending time with his family, running, cycling, hiking and going to the beach.