Lebanon, KY (May 14, 2020) – Spring View Hospital today announced that veteran hospital administrator Reba Celsor will join its team as chief executive officer (CEO), effective June 8, 2020. Celsor comes to Spring View from West Tennessee Healthcare Dyersburg Hospital, where she has served as CEO since 2015. She replaces Jerry Dooley, who has served as interim CEO of Spring View since February.
“Reba is a dedicated healthcare leader known for strengthening operations, improving quality care and patient safety, and boosting employee and physician satisfaction at the hospitals she leads,” said Cherie Sibley, Central Division president of LifePoint Health, of which Spring View Hospital is a part. “She will be a tremendous asset to our team, and we welcome her capable leadership at this critical time. We look forward to working with Reba and Spring View’s physicians, staff and community members to continue advancing our mission of Making Communities Healthier.”
As CEO of West Tennessee Healthcare Dyersburg Hospital, Celsor expanded services and improved financial standing while maintaining high physician satisfaction and enhancing hospital safety overall. Prior to her time in Dyersburg, Celsor worked for LifePoint Health from 2006 to 2014, holding leadership posts including chief nursing officer (CNO), chief operating officer and interim CEO at Raleigh General Hospital in Beckley, West Virginia. Prior to Raleigh General, she was CNO of Putnam Community Medical Center in Palatka, Florida. She also served as LifePoint’s corporate director of clinical operations for the American Division.
“Reba’s executive leadership and clinical experience make her uniquely equipped to lead Spring View into the future,” said Rodney Lanham, chairman of the Spring View Hospital board of trustees. “We look forward to welcoming her to the Lebanon community and working together with her to expand the safe, high-quality care our region needs and deserves.”
A graduate of LifePoint’s CEO Leadership Development Program, Celsor has been a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives since 2016. She earned her Master of Business Administration degree from Colorado Technical University. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Trevecca Nazarene University and a nursing degree from Hopkinsville Community College.
“I am delighted to join the team at Spring View,” Celsor said. “All that I’ve learned about the Lebanon area and the hospital, its staff and physicians has made me eager to get started. We have great opportunities to build upon the great work already being done in this community and further advance the delivery of healthcare across this region.”
About Spring View Hospital
A LifePoint Health facility, Spring View Hospital has been an integral part of the Lebanon, Kentucky, community since 1944. With 75 beds and more than 270 employees system-wide, Spring view offers a full range of health services. To learn more, visit springviewhospital.com.