CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital-Alice COO Steven Daniel has been moved to serve as VP of Spohn South in Corpus Christi.

Replacement search for Alice's top spot to begin immediately, officials said

CHRISTUS Spohn Health System has named Steven Daniel as Vice President and Chief Operating Officer (COO) for CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Corpus Christi - South.

Daniel is currently the Vice President and COO for CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Alice. Daniel joined the Health System in 2005.

"We are very pleased to have Steven join CHRISTUS Spohn's Corpus Christi team; he is a dynamic leader with an outstanding record of accomplishment. Those of us who have had the opportunity to work with Steven know of his dedication to CHRISTUS Spohn's mission of serving the poor and vulnerable, as well as his strong work ethic," said Paul Trevino, Executive Vice President and COO for CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Corpus Christi.

Prior to joining CHRISTUS Spohn, Daniel was with the Eastern Plains Medical Complex in Dodge City, Kansas.

He has extensive experience with hospital operations, medical staff recruitment and retention and new business development.

A national search for a COO for CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Alice will begin immediately.