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Job Fair – Wednesday, January 15

Jan 10, 2014
On Wednesday, January 15, 2014, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s Home Care Services will hold a job fair for home care nurses from noon to 4:30pm in the Soggs Room at the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services on the St. Luke’s Campus, 1650 Champlin Avenue, Utica. Home Care Services has immediate openings for full-time, part-time and occasional registered nurses (RN), including...

23rd Annual Children’s Miracle Network Hospital’s Bowling for Miracles

Jan 9, 2014
The 23rd annual Bowling for Miracles Bowl-A-Thon to benefit the Children’s Miracle Network Hospital (CMN) of Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s (FSLH) is taking place on Sunday, February 9, 2014, at the Pin-O-Rama Recreation Center, located at 1724 Genesee Street in Utica. The event is sponsored by the FSLH Foundation and CMN media partners WKTV NewsChannel 2 and Lite 98.7. The deadline for...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Announces New Chief Medical Officer

Jan 9, 2014
Michael F. Trevisani, MD, MBA, CPE, FASCRS, FACHE, has been named senior vice president/chief medical officer (CMO) for Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH). In this role, Dr. Trevisani is responsible for the departments of Quality Improvement, Credentialing, Physician Support Services Office (PSSO), Physician Recruitment and the Medical Staff Office. Dr. Trevisani received his bachelor’s...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Staff Announcement

Jan 9, 2014
Melanie Pogoda, RN, BSN, has been named nurse manager of 2 West for Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH). Pogoda’s previous position with FSLH was as nurse manager of Urgent Care. Prior to joining FSLH, Pogoda was a nurse manager of the Orthopedic Neurosurgical Unit at Southern Hills Hospital in Las Vegas, Nevada. She has also held staff and charge nurse positions at Sentara Potomac Hospital in...

Steet and McCarthy Families Donate Nursery Parenting Rooms to Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare

Jan 8, 2014
In December 2013, the Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) Foundation held a ribbon cutting with the Steet and McCarthy families to celebrate the new parenting rooms next to the Level II Special Care Nursery at FSLH. The renovations were made possible through donations from both families. “Having a child requiring care in the Special Care Nursery can be very difficult on a family,” said Joe...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Employees Volunteer in Haiti

Jan 7, 2014
In 2013, employees of Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) traveled to Port-au-Prince, Haiti, to volunteer at Hospital Bernard Mevs Project Medishare and Healing Hands for Haiti Conferences/Orphanages with Children with Special Needs. FSLH employees held fundraisers and raffles throughout the year to raise funds and supplies. In total, 11 FSLH employees participated in the trip, working in...

Back Pain Aquatics Class at Wellness Center

Jan 6, 2014
The Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) Wellness Center is offering a new session of aquatic classes for back pain beginning on Tuesday, January 21, 2014. Classes are held in six week sessions on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 11:30am, and combine water exercises and stretches to reduce back pain and increase flexibility and mobility. The buoyancy and warmth of FSLH’s 90 degree Aqua Therapy pool...

Faxton St. Luke’s Volunteer Association Supports Free Television Service for Patients

Jan 2, 2014
On Friday, December 13, 2013, the Faxton St. Luke’s Volunteer Association presented Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) with a $150,000 donation to purchase new TVs for inpatient rooms. The 32” flat screen TVs will be available in each inpatient room and the service will be free to patients. Patients will also be able to make free local calls while staying in the hospital. “We are thankful to...

FSLH to Host Blood Drive - Wednesday, January 15

Dec 31, 2013
On Wednesday, January 15, 2014, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare will host a blood drive from 10am to 4pm in Allen-Calder Conference Rooms 3, 4 and 5 at the St. Luke’s Campus, 1656 Champlin Avenue, Utica. Please enter through Allen-Calder Entrance 7 at the back of the campus. More than 38,000 blood donations are needed each day in the United States, but only 38 percent of the population is...

FSLH Employees Raise $17,800 for Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

Dec 30, 2013
Employees of Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) raised $17,800 for the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk held on Sunday, October 20, 2013, at the Masonic Care Community in Utica, New York. Seven teams made up of FSLH employees held fundraisers and raffles throughout the year to raise funds. Sales were also held at The Regional Cancer Center with proceeds...

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