Gooding, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KTWT-TV ) North Canyon Medical Center CEO David Butler is leaving the hospital to take another CEO position with Tillamook Regional Medical Center, in Tillamook, Oregon. David announced his depature to the Board of Directors Tuesday morning.

"While we are disappointed to see David leave, we are happy for the opportunity he has been offered for he and his family. The work David has accomplished in his 2 ½ years with NCMC has been instrumental in stabilzing the hospital and ensuring a long, healthy future for healthcare in Gooding County. We are proud to have had him on our team and wish him the best. He will be deeply missed by all,” Lucy Osborne Partner’s in Healthcare Board Chairman said.

David will remain at NCMC through the end of January and will be an integral part of appointing and Interim CEO, who is expected to be in place by mid-January. The Partner’s in Healthcare Board of Directors will begin the immediate search for a permanent CEO.