Scott Childers serves as administrator for Mercy Hospital Lebanon, overseeing all operations of the hospital and Mercy clinics in Lebanon, Missouri. Scott joined Mercy in July 2017, bringing more than three decades of health care experience, most recently as assistant administrator at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee.
Scott served in the U.S. Armed Forces for more than 25 years. He received his bachelor’s degree from Drury University in Springfield and his master’s degree from Baylor University in Waco, Texas. He is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives. Immediately following his retirement from the U.S. Army in 2005, Scott served as vice president of operations for Burrell Behavioral Health in Springfield, followed by a variety of executive roles for the Baptist Memorial Health Care Corporation.