Employee Spotlight:
Kirby Nichols

CHI St. Joseph Health

Department: Administration
Title: Director of Organizational Excellence
How They're Living Our Mission: Quality, Service to the Poor and Vulnerable
Kirby Nichols, Director of Organizational Excellence in the Administration department at CHI St. Joseph Health, exemplifies the philosophy of patient-centered care. He advocates on behalf of patients through his tireless efforts to improve quality and patient safety in everything he does. When an opportunity arises to help others in need, Kirby is not only the first to volunteer—he inspires others to lend a hand as well. Whether he is focused on reducing patient falls or readmissions, stepping up to help with hurricane relief, or making donations to the food bank, Kirby is thoughtfully present in the moment and uses each moment in service of others.