KBA Interim Leaders are heading in your direction!

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It is now easier than ever for KBA to bring outstanding leaders to your door.​

Kirby Bates Associates is pleased to offer flexible options as you choose your preferred method of securing outstanding KBA interim nursing leaders.

What is best for you?
Full-Service Model

  • KBA employs the interim leader directly as a KBA employee
  • Easy all-inclusive one invoice model

Hospital Employment Model

  • The hospital employs the interim leader as a temporary employee
  • Custom designed, hospital controlled expense model
To learn more about these options, visit our website:
The highest caliber of interim CNOs, Directors, and Managers still come from KBA but now with added convenience as you can decide how best to suit your needs and budget.
KBA Interims continue to deliver the very best in:
  • Bringing a fresh approach and added depth of experience from many diverse settings
  • Utilizing traditional interim management strategies along with consulting methodologies to ensure a value-added engagement
  • Bringing a strong and unencumbered focus on what the organization wants to achieve through the engagement deliverables
  • Maintaining focus and high priority on both financial and quality targets
  • Standing front and center in making and implementing difficult decisions
  • Sustaining the presence and visibility of leadership and the support of the existing leadership team after the departure of a key leader
  • Doing the “heavy lifting” required to better position the organization for a new permanent leader
Explore interim nursing leadership with KBA, you’ll be glad you did!


Doris A. Sinkevich
Executive VP
Interim Services

Doris leads KBA Interim Leadership Services. She is an accomplished healthcare executive, bringing over 30 years of nursing and healthcare leadership experience to her responsibilities at KBA. Her previous roles as a CNO, COO, and regional senior healthcare executive have encompassed acute care, behavioral health, and long-term acute care settings including public and private hospitals, for-profit organizations and private industry.

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Arlene M. Gimbel
Vice President
Interim Services

Arlene heads up the KBA West Coast Interim Services team.  Based in Phoenix, she brings over 30 years of accomplished nursing and healthcare executive leadership experience to the team.  Her previous roles as a CNO, COO, and CEO have included acute care hospitals, long-term acute care facilities, and multi-specialty physician practices, including public, private and proprietary corporate owned for-profit and not for profit organizations.

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