Erik Cazares, MSN, RN
Chief Operating Officer, The Hospitals of Providence East Campus
Erik Cazares serves as the Chief Operating Officer at The Hospitals of Providence East Campus. His tenure at The Hospitals of Providence began in 2001 when he joined Sierra Medical Center, now Sierra Campus as a Registered Nurse. In 2008, he transitioned into his first healthcare leadership position as part of then, Sierra Providence East Medical Center’s, now East Campus, start up and inaugural leadership team as the Director of the Telemetry department.
Throughout the years he had oversight and responsibilities over multiple inpatient hospital departments and led the strategic implementation of Oncology, Inpatient Hospice, and Total Joint service lines. In 2014, he promoted to Assistant Chief Nursing Officer and most recently returned to The Hospitals of Providence Sierra Campus as the Chief Nursing Officer.
He received his BSN degree from The University of Texas at El Paso and a Masters in Nursing Administration degree from Texas Tech University.