Overland Park Regional Medical Center—part of HCA Midwest Health System, Kansas City’s leading healthcare provider—has appointed Steven R. Cleary as Chief Financial Officer. Cleary assumes responsibilities of overseeing the financial, accounting and budgetary functions at the 343-bed facility Level II Trauma acute-care hospital, which is both an Accredited Chest Pain Center and a Joint Commission Certified Primary Stroke Center.

Cleary’s career spans more than 30 years. Most recently he has served as Chief Administrative Officer and Chief Financial Officer at Carondelet Health in Kansas City, Missouri. Prior to that, Cleary served in numerous financial planning positions in the healthcare industry.

“I am pleased to have someone of Steve’s caliber and leadership join the Overland Park Regional Medical Center family,” says Kevin Hicks, Chief Executive Officer of Overland Park Regional Medical Center.  “His breadth of experience is an asset as we continue to drive the hospital’s high-quality, excellence in patient care and physician engagement.”

“I look forward to working with Kevin Hicks’ dynamic organization and advancing the tradition of solid financial stewardship and serving patients and their families,” Cleary says.   “I have a strong personal and professional commitment to community-based healthcare and value the opportunity to become part of the collaborative team of employees and medical staff that is the foundation of one of Johnson County’s most highly-regarded hospitals.”

Cleary earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in business at Mid-America Nazarene University in Olathe, Kansas.  He is an active member of the community and is a member of the Healthcare Financial Management Association.

For more information on Overland Park Regional Medical Center, visit oprmc.com.