Evangelical Community Hospital Hosts High School Internship Program
According the U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics (BLS), the healthcare industry is projected to add more jobs—over 4 million—than any other industry between 2012 and 2022. Heathcare is also one of the fastest-growing industries in the economy.
Evangelical Community Hospital in Lewisburg is taking proactive steps to prepare individuals interested in healthcare to fill those available positions through a unique program that allows them to experience many aspects of care.
Evangelical Community Hospital Announces Name Change for Hospice
Evangelical Community Hospital has announced that Evangelical Hospice, which recently changed its physical location to 235 Hospital Drive, Lewisburg, Pa., is now known as Hospice of Evangelical. In addition, a new fax number has been applied for patients and referring agencies. Hospice of Evangelical can be reached by phone at 570-522-2550 and faxed at 570-768-3702.
Jump with Jill Visits Northumberland and Union County Schools
During the week of May 25th, some local schools got a very special visit from some unique guests thanks to Evangelical Community Hospital. As part of funds received from a grant, Evangelical Community Health and Wellness was able to bring JUMP WITH JILL, an interactive nutrition rock show that encourages good eating habits and exercise, to Northumberland and Union County schools.
Evangelical Auxiliary Raises nearly $39,000 for Hospital Programs
LEWISBURG - The Evangelical Auxiliary held its Annual Spring Luncheon at the La Primavera Italian Ristorante, Wednesday, May 20, 2015. The Auxiliary holds various events throughout the year to raise funds for Evangelical Community Hospital programs including, Hospice, The Family Place, the Thyra M. Humphreys Center for Breast Health, and the Community Health and Wellness Center.
Imaging Services of Evangelical Expanding in June
Imaging Services of Evangelical is expanding at two locations in June providing innovative imaging services for patients and their referring physicians. With the expansion, the Hospital in Lewisburg will have one of the only regional in-house PET/CT scanners from Harrisburg to upstate New York and the Selinsgrove location will have a more comfortable MRI for patients in the surrounding area.
Evangelical Community Hospital’s Nutritional Services Team Receives Award
The Nutritional Services team was recently presented with the Team CHOICE Award at Evangelical Community Hospital.
The Evangelical CHOICE Award recognizes teams within the Evangelical Community Hospital family of facilities who uphold the highest standards of Communication, Hospitality, Ownership, Integrity, Confidentiality, and Empathy. The award is given quarterly to a department out of nominations received from employees and managers.
Kendra Aucker Named President and CEO of Evangelical Community Hospital
The board of directors of Evangelical Community Hospital has appointed Kendra Aucker as President and CEO of the Hospital, taking over for Michael O’Keefe, who announced his retirement after nearly 25 years of service with the hospital, a decade of which was in the CEO position.
Evangelical Community Health and Wellness to Hold Bike Helmet Safety Program
Every year, about 300,000 kids go to the emergency department because of bike injuries, and at least 10,000 kids have injuries that require a few days in the hospital. One such injury is head injury, which can mean brain injury. Wearing a Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) regulated bicycle helmet can reduce the chances of your child experiencing a head injury during a fall.
Drs. Blakeslee and Rice Now Located at Neurology of Evangelical Location
Mark Blakeslee, DO, Neurologist, is moving his office location to Suite 212 in the Professional Office Building of Evangelical Community Hospital, Lewisburg, Pa. He is partnering with John Rice, MD, Neurologist, in the newly formed Neurology of Evangelical practice. Any patient appointments previously scheduled with Dr. Blakeslee at Suite 204 in the Professional Office Building, Lewisburg, should report to the new location starting May 18, 2015.