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Owensboro Health Regional Hospital Hires New Director of Surgical Services

October 25, 2018


Owensboro Health Regional Hospital Hires New Director of Surgical Services

Whitman Partners placed Scott Adler as the Director of Surgical Services at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. The position is based in Owensboro, Kentucky. Previously, Mr. Adler worked at Sky Lakes Medical Center in Klamath Falls, Oregon, as the Director of Surgical Services. In that position, he was responsible for 54 FTEs, including 1 OR Manager, 1 PACU Manager, 1 SPD Supervisor, and 1 Educator. The facility was home to a Level III Trauma center with 6 operating rooms and 2 procedure rooms, producing 6000 cases per year. The search was conducted by Chris Harter, Client Partner. Tyler Leonard, Client Partner, assisted him with this position.

Mr. Adler is a seasoned surgical services professional with over twenty years of experience in the health care industry, including over seven years in operating room and surgical services management. Aside from his career experience, he also bring a LEAN Six Sigma Green Belt certification, as well as CNOR certification. Previous to his work in health, he proudly served in the United States Air Force. He also graduated Magna Cum Laude with all three of his degrees, including a M.S. Nursing Administration from American Sentinel University.

About Owensboro Health Regional Hospital

Owensboro Health Regional Hospital is a 477-bed facility located in Owensboro, Kentucky. The hospital, built in 2013, always keeps patients’ healing in mind. They placed floor to ceiling windows in all of the patient rooms to bring in as much natural light as possible. Additionally, they created the campus to be as environmentally sustainable as possible. The facility was the first in the world to be recognized by the Audubon International Signature Program.

About Whitman Partners

Whitman Partners is recognized as a top placement resource for hospitals and surgery centers of all sizes throughout the United States. At any given time, Whitman Partners is actively working on 450+ directorship vacancies in surgical services. They also offer over 8000 director candidates organized by experience, education, and career plans. The firm can be reached at 503-445-1044 or on the web at