Hart labels career at hospital ‘fulfilling,’ sets his sights on new position at Valley Family Health Care

Saint Alphonsus Medical Center President Ken Hart helps hand out food boxes recently at the Ontario hospital. (The Enterprise/Kezia Setyawan).

ONTARIO – Ken Hart said his decision to step down as president of Saint Alphonsus Medical Center Ontario and accept an offer from Valley Family Health Care was all about the timing.

“With just me in my profession and my family life, it seemed like it was a good time to do this,” said Hart.

Hart – a certified public accountant - said an opportunity to get back to finance also helped spur his decision.

Hart will close out a seven-year stint – including three as president - with Saint Alphonsus on Aug. 2. He is excited about his new post as chief financial officer for Valley Family Health in Payette.

“They, like St. Al’s . . .