Saint Francis Medical Center has promoted Alex Ogburn, MBA, to the newly created position of Vice President of Ambulatory Services. Ogburn, who previously served as director of Occupational Medicine and Ambulatory Services, joins the Medical Center’s Executive Team.
“Saint Francis is committed to leadership development and succession planning, and we are pleased to have talented individuals such as Alex already in our leadership group,” said Steven C. Bjelich, FACHE-D, President and Chief Executive Officer of Saint Francis. “Alex’s experience in operations management for a multifaceted service line will be beneficial in his new responsibilities.”
Ogburn holds an MBA with a healthcare administration emphasis from William Woods University in Fulton, Mo., and a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas.
He joined Saint Francis Medical Center in 2004 as a referral services manager. Previously, Ogburn was vice president of recruiting with Merritt Hawkins and Associates in Irving, Texas.
“I am honored to accept this position and the responsibilities it entails,” said Ogburn. “Saint Francis is truly a great place work, with a strong vision for meeting our community’s future healthcare needs, as evidenced by the Building on Excellence expansion and renovation project. I look forward to helping achieve that vision in my expanded role.”
In his new position, Ogburn will oversee Cardiovascular Services; Ambulatory Care and System Development; Wound Care; Material Management; and Food and Nutrition Services. His replacement is yet to be named.