Texas Medical Center
Victoria King, M.H.A., M.S.N., R.N., C.N.O.R., N.E.A.B.C., is the chief nursing officer at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, which is renowned for providing leading-edge care in heart, neuroscience, orthopedics, women’s health, general surgery and organ transplantation services.
As one of only two certified Level 1 trauma centers in the greater Houston area, Memorial Hermann-TMC provides 24/7 emergency and trauma care in addition to serving as the primary teaching hospital for The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School. In her role, King has direct accountability for all clinical operations and nursing care for adult services.
With more than three decades of experience in healthcare, she has held a diverse range of leadership roles throughout her career. Prior to being named as CNO of Memorial Hermann-TMC, King was the CNO for Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital, where she was credited with helping to achieve one of the highest nursing satisfaction rates in the history of the Memorial Hermann Healthcare System. During her tenure there, she also led System nursing strategic initiatives and implemented a nursing shared governance and council structure that improved clinical outcomes, increased patient satisfaction and reduced nursing turnover rates.
King is committed to various organizations dedicated to the advancement of nursing practice, serving as co-chair for the first Global Nursing Conference in the city of Houston. Before joining the Memorial Hermann Health System in 2007, King served as chief operating officer and chief nursing officer for PHX Memorial Hospital (Vanguard Health Systems) in Phoenix.
She earned her nursing degree, a master’s in health services administration and a master’s in nursing from the University of Phoenix.