Jason has over twenty-one years of experience in healthcare with sixteen of those years in the state of Louisiana. In 2013, Jason joined Rapides Regional Medical Center and Rapides Healthcare System as Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
As CEO of RRMC and Rapides Healthcare System, Cobb is responsible for strategic direction as well as the financial and clinical aspects for the 328 bed, acute care hospital with approximately 1,700 employees. The Rapides Healthcare System covers a 13-parish area and includes a large primary care network, After Hours facility, Cancer Center and Outpatient Center. RRMC is also home to the area’s only Accredited Chest Pain Center and Louisiana’s only designated Level II Trauma Center.
Prior to joining RRMC, Jason held positions as CEO of Lakeview Regional Medical Center in Covington, La; Chief Operating Officer at West Houston Medical Center in Houston, Texas; Vice President of Operations at Tulane University Hospital and Clinic in New Orleans; Vice President & Administrator at Willis-Knighton Health System and Willis-Knighton Pierremont Hospital in Shreveport, Louisiana; and Administrative Intern at Christian Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri.
Throughout his career, Jason has actively participated in many organizations to support business, healthcare, and community. He has been active in the American Heart Association, United Way and Fellowship of Christian Athletes, as well as the American Hospital Association.
Jason holds a Masters of Health Administration from Washington University School of Medicine and a Masters of Business Administration from Texas A & M University. He attained a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Arkansas. In addition, Jason is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives and has been a member since 1994.