Joy Miller, RN, CRRN

EVP, Nursing Operations

Joy was the first hired nurse at Ernest Health in 2004 and returned to the organization in 2018. She has 32 years of experience as a registered nurse, serving in different nursing administration leadership roles in clinical settings, including corporate clinical oversight and clinical consulting.

Joy earned a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Northwest College in Senatobia in Miss. She also completed additional coursework at Texas A&M University in Texarkana, Ark. and Chamberlain University in Illinois.

“Ernest Health’s Guiding Principles align with my personal leadership philosophy in creating strong teamwork and commitment to patient outcomes. This is the force that fuels my work life.” 

She enjoys spending time with her five children, three grandchildren, two dogs, and four horses, as well as hiking Arkansas’ state park trails.

Top 10%

Recognized in the Nation’s Top 10%

Ernest Health’s rehabilitation hospitals have been ranked by the Uniform Data System for Medical Rehabilitation (UDSMR), a non-for-profit corporation that was developed with support from the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation research, a component of the U.S. Department of Education. It ranks rehabilitation facilities based upon care that is patient-centered, effective, efficient, and timely.

Through UDSMR, our hospitals collaborate with our peers throughout the United States to share information and establish best practices for patients. This helps us elevate rehabilitative care for everyone across the United States.

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