Brentwood, TN – Bryan Sisk, DNP, MPH, RN, NE-BC, CENP has joined the HCA Healthcare TriStar Division as Chief Nursing Executive. Most recently, Sisk worked at the HCA Healthcare corporate office where he served as AVP of Nursing Leadership and Organizations. In this role he provided subject matter expertise to all lines of business on clinical, operational and technology driven initiatives in support of the HCA Healthcare nursing strategy.

In the CNE role, Sisk will establish the overall strategic direction for the practice of nursing operations across the TriStar division. A culture of nursing and clinical excellence is fostered in collaboration with facility CNOs and other nursing leaders. This role drives the culture of caring within the division that created an unparalleled patient experience and professional practice environment in all sites of care.

“Bryan’s many years of clinical leadership combined with his expertise in supporting the nursing strategy clinically, operationally and with use of technology make him an ideal fit for this role”, said Heather J. Rohan, TriStar Division President. Bryan’s knowledge and experience of nursing practice will be a significant resource to our nursing colleagues, as well as the communities we serve.”

Prior to joining HCA Healthcare, Sisk worked for Central Texas Veterans Health Care System in Temple, Texas as the system Chief Nurse Executive and Assistant Chief Nurse Officer. Sisk is a proud veteran with 20 years in the United States Army where he held multiple leadership, academic and clinical roles as a nurse leader.

Sisk received his Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Arkansas Tech University, his Masters of Public Health from Texas A&M University’s School of Rural Public Health and Doctorate of Nursing Practice Degree at Northern Kentucky. He is board certified Nursing Executive (NE-BC) by the American Nurse Credentialing Center and Certified in Executive Nursing Practice (CENP) by the American Organization of Nurse Executives. Sisk has served in the capacity of industry advisory board member for the Center for Health Organization Transformation (CHOT) and on a Blue-Ribbon Task Force with United Way.

Bryan lives in Franklin with his wife of 31 years, Trina and twin boys Luke and Sam, who are seniors at Independence High School. His oldest daughter, Hannah, lives in Texas and is an ER nurse.

Sisk replaces Velinda Block as Chief Nursing Executive, who is retiring.

About HCA Healthcare TriStar Division

The HCA Healthcare TriStar Division is the region’s largest, most comprehensive healthcare provider consisting of 20 hospitals, 24 emergency rooms, four free-standing emergency rooms, 28 imaging locations, 21 Urgent Care centers, 84 physician offices and related care areas located throughout Middle Tennessee, East Tennessee, Southern Kentucky and Northwest Georgia. Providing safe, high-quality care for nearly one million patients and more than 730,000 emergency room visits annually, the HCA Healthcare TriStar Division offers patients convenient access to a highly-specialized, comprehensive network of specialty services. Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute, part of HCA Healthcare’s global network of cancer experts, offers integrated cancer treatments with convenient access to cutting-edge research and therapies for patients facing a cancer diagnosis. Specialized pediatric care for seriously ill children are supported by the dedicated physicians, nurses and child life specialists at The Children’s Hospital at TriStar Centennial. Inpatient and outpatient behavioral health services are provided in a fully supportive and therapeutic environment at TriStar Centennial Parthenon Pavilion and TriStar Skyline Madison Campus in Nashville, Parkridge Valley in Chattanooga and Eastside Medical Center South Campus near Atlanta. Advanced cardiovascular services to treat the most complex procedures while utilizing the latest in minimally invasive treatment options and therapies in the diagnosis and treatment of heart disease are available at care sites throughout the multistate healthcare division. The HCA Healthcare TriStar Division is supported by nearly 2,600 physicians and more than 16,500 employees – including nearly 6,200 nurses - who, above all else, are committed to the care and improvement of human life. The HCA Healthcare TriStar Division is an affiliate of HCA Healthcare, one of the nation's leading providers of healthcare services with approximately 1,800 sites of care located in 20 states and the United Kingdom. Learn more at