Riverside Community Hospital, an affiliate of HCA Healthcare, is pleased to announce the appointment of Zachary Johnson as our new Chief Financial Officer effective August 29, 2022.  

Zachary was formally Chief Financial Officer of Methodist Hospital Specialty and Transplant in San Antonio, Texas, a fellow HCA Healthcare facility, and has over 10 years of experience within the accounting field. 

Prior to joining Methodist, Zachary served as the CFO for Arizona Spine and Joint Hospital in Mesa, Arizona.  He then joined the Methodist Healthcare System in 2019. Zachary received his Bachelor of Science in Accountancy from Northern Arizona University in 2010 and earned his Master of Science in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting in 2011. He also holds a Certified Public Accountant license.

At Methodist Hospital Specialty and Transplant, a 250-bed acute care facility specializing in transplant, behavior health and specialty surgery, Zachary helped create and execute financial strategies that enabled the facility to meet and exceed several business plans and targets.  Zachary also played an integral role developing and securing capital funding for multiple expansion and improvement projects including an ICU and rehab/ transplant clinic expansion and exterior refresh.  

“I am excited to learn more about Riverside Community Hospital’s Level I Trauma program, Level III NICU and California regulations and policies,” said Zachary. “I enjoy working with all types of people and I want to be a resource to the leaders and colleagues at RCH; to help advocate for the needs of the hospital, reduce barriers and add momentum to projects already in place.”

“Riverside Community Hospital is pleased to welcome Zachary to our team,” said Jackie Van Blaricum, Chief Executive Officer at Riverside Community Hospital.  “Zachary brings a unique perspective that will benefit our goals as we continue to expand and meet the needs of this growing region.” 

Zachary is relocating to California with his wife, Kelli, and 4 children, Addison, Landon, Charlotte and Spencer. His children are avid swimmers and both he and Kelli enjoy the outdoors and CrossFit. “My family is excited for what California has to offer: mountains, beaches, theme parks, fantastic weather and national parks,” said Zachary. “I am looking forward to this new chapter!”