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Jan 17, 2014
The Faxton St. Luke’s Volunteer Association recently announced the 2014 officers for its Board of Directors. Jane Gwise has been named president of the Volunteer Association and has served as vice president and member-at-large. Gwise began volunteering more than 20 years ago at Faxton Hospital serving on the Faxton Council. She currently volunteers in the Outpatient Infusion Unit in the...
Jan 15, 2014
On Tuesday, January 21, 2014, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s (FSLH) Regional Rehabilitation Center will host “Healthcare Employee Considerations for Active Shooter and High Threat Incidents” from 5pm to 7pm in the Community Room at the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services on the St. Luke’s Campus, 1650 Champlin Avenue, Utica. Cost to attend is $20 to be paid at the event....
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...

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