By Joycelyne Fadojutimi
Longview Regional Medical Center (LRMC) has hired experienced healthcare administrator Steve Gordon as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO.) Gordon brings fifteen years of experience to his new position, experience gleaned from his postings at multiple hospitals in Texas and Florida.
He expertly served as Chief Operations Officer for Osceola Regional Medical Center in Kissimmee, Florida, where he polished his skills in executive leadership in various and critical clinical services with an emphasis on surgery and cardiovascular treatment. In this capacity he has become noted for untouched efficiency, strong, productive relationships with medical staffs, and with recruitment of the finest physicians. He flawlessly oversaw Osceola Regional Medical Center’s $50 million expansion from just 320 beds to its current, 404-bed size.
It is important to note Osceola Regional Medical Center is a Joint Commission accredited hospital. It has a proud tradition of excellence in healthcare, is patients and family friendly, merges wide-ranging state-of-the-art medical technology with utmost comfort and accessibility for patients and visitors alike.
Osceola healthcare services include: Emergency Care, Trauma Care, Pediatric ER, Heart & Vascular Institute, Comprehensive Stroke Center, The Baby Suites Maternity Care, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Level II, Women’s Services, Behavioral Health, Orthopedics & Spine and a Graduate Medical Education Program.
Cutting-Edge Electrophysiology Lab at Longview Regional Medical Center
Now that Gordon is at Longview Regional Medical Center, his objectives could not be better for Longview and East Texas residents’ physical and mental well-being. LRMC recently commemorated a $4.4 million construction kickoff for a state-of-the-art electrophysiology lab. Gordon, esteemed cardiologists, nurses, staff, and the media gathered for the kickoff. CEO Gordon put it succinctly, citing a team effort, “This day will not be possible without the doctors, nurses, healthcare providers, staff and the commitment to their craft and community”.
The Electrophysiology Lab will enable patients to receive cutting-edge quality healthcare right here in their backyards rather than having to travel to Houston or Dallas. LRMC’s Board of Trustees Chair Dr. Michael Morris, MD spoke out on Gordon’s abilities and how his future with the hospital is sure to be blessings for all of East Texas.
“We are excited to welcome Steve Gordon as Longview Regional’s new CEO. We are fortunate to have someone of Steve’s expertise leading Longview Regional Medical Center,” said Michael Morris, M.D., Board of Trustees Chair of Longview Regional Medical Center. “We are confident that under Steve’s leadership, the health system’s leadership team, medical staff and staff will continue to accomplish many great things together.”
In addition to his experience leading effective and efficient operations, Gordon’s background in human resources has given him a deep understanding and commitment to creating an environment that supports strong employee satisfaction and engagement.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration and an MBA from St. Leo’s University in St. Leo, Florida. He also believes in active community involvement, and plans to be an industrious, productive participant in East Texas philanthropic and civic endeavors.