New associate director of operations at Marion VA Medical Center - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

New associate director of operations at Marion VA Medical Center

(Source: Marion, IL VA Medical Center) (Source: Marion, IL VA Medical Center)
MARION, IL (KFVS) -

The Marion VA Medical Center is pleased to announce Seth W. Barlage has been appointed to the position of Associate Director of Operations.

Barlage is not new to southern Illinois or to the Marion VA Medical Center. He received his Bachelors of Science in Health Care Management from Southern Illinois University in 2002 and previously held the position of Administrative Officer for our Medical Administrative Service.

He began his career with the Department of Veterans Affairs in June 2004.

Since then, he has served as the Health Systems Specialist in Nashville, Tennessee, VISN 9 Chief of Staff, Administrative Officer within Medical Administrative Service in Marion, Illinois and Program Analyst within the Business Intelligence Unit in Louisville, KY. 

Barlage is currently the Associate Medical Center Director at the John J. Pershing VA Medical Center, located in Poplar Bluff, MO.

As the Associate Director, Barlage is responsible for assisting the Medical Center Director in the organization, direction, and coordination of all administrative and operational functions of the medical center and seven outpatient clinics to include oversight of fiscal, human resources, logistics, facilities and environment management, business office, police, Veterans transportation, privacy, safety and voluntary services.

Additionally, Barlage is a 2017 Partnership for Public Service - Excellence in Government Fellow, a 2012 graduate of the VHA Health Care Leadership Development Program and a 2007 graduate of the VISN 15 Leadership Institute.

Please join us in welcoming Barlage back to southern Illinois and to the Marion VA Medical Center.

For more information, contact Todd Wright in the Marion VA Public Affairs office at 618-997-8241.

Download the KFVS News app: iPhone | Android

Copyright 2017 KFVS. All rights reserved.

  • Trending StoriesTrending StoriesMore>>

  • A painful pumpkin patch warning about ticks

    A painful pumpkin patch warning about ticks

    Wednesday, October 18 2017 12:27 PM EDT2017-10-18 16:27:31 GMT
    A California woman warning about ticks in the pumpkin patch. (Source: Facebook)A California woman warning about ticks in the pumpkin patch. (Source: Facebook)

    A woman has taken to Facebook with a painful warning for anyone heading to pumpkin patches this fall.  In the post Jennifer Velasquez says she contracted Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever after wearing flip-flops and shorts to a pumpkin patch.  Jennifer Velasquez

    A woman has taken to Facebook with a painful warning for anyone heading to pumpkin patches this fall.  In the post Jennifer Velasquez says she contracted Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever after wearing flip-flops and shorts to a pumpkin patch.  Jennifer Velasquez

  • Hotel guard describes getting shot before Las Vegas massacre

    Hotel guard describes getting shot before Las Vegas massacre

    Wednesday, October 18 2017 12:24 PM EDT2017-10-18 16:24:55 GMT
    Thursday, October 19 2017 2:15 AM EDT2017-10-19 06:15:55 GMT

    The hotel security guard who is a witness to the deadliest shooting in modern U.S. history says he was shot while walking down a hotel hallway outside where Stephen Paddock was holed up in a suite.

    The hotel security guard who is a witness to the deadliest shooting in modern U.S. history says he was shot while walking down a hotel hallway outside where Stephen Paddock was holed up in a suite.

Powered by Frankly