9 New Employees For St James E.R. and Express Care

October 28, 2016

HORNELL, NY – St. James Hospital announced today that there are eight new physicians assistants and one new nurse practioner, who will work at St. James
in both the Emergency Room and in Express Care.

St. James Mercy Hospital (SJMH) welcomed nine new healthcare providers at a reception held recently at Marino’s restaurant in Hornell. The group represents a new approach to Emergency Department and Express Care services for the organization.

“We are fortunate to have so many new, highly qualified providers join SJMH,” said President and CEO Jennifer L. Sullivan, CPA. “We will be working hard with them, and the staff in our ED and Express Care sites, to ensure that we’re providing the very best quality and service to every patient we see.”

The following providers joined St. James Mercy Hospital in September:

• Kevin Briceland, PA – Express Care, Administrative Director/Chief Advanced Practice
Provider (APP) Officer
• Brandi Burke, NP – Express Care
• Emily Duke, PA – Express Care
• Jack Florio, PA – Express Care and Emergency Department
• Dave Hanrahan, PA – Hospitalist and Express Care
• Mike Mathieson, PA – Emergency Department
• Lauren Phillips, PA – Express Care
• Kevin Wentworth, PA – Emergency Department
• Margaret Wright, PA – Express Care

“A committed, consistent team of talented providers is what will bring our ED and Express Care services from good to great,” said John Robshaw, M.D., Medical Director of Emergency Services and Express Care. “These new team members are working hard to establish and maintain a high standard of care and service in our facilities. We’re proud to have them with us.”

“These team members have already begun to work extremely well with each other, as well as with the hospital and Express Care staff,” said Kevin Briceland, PA, Administrative Director/Chief APP Officer. “Joining the organization all at once like they did, they’ve developing a wonderful camaraderie, and are uniquely enthusiastic about being a part of an organization at such an exciting point in its history.”

St. James Mercy Hospital announced on October 26 that it had submitted its Certificate of Need (CON) application for the construction of a new hospital (“Medical Village”) and implementation of a series of Information Technology (IT) and Electronic Medical Records (EMR) upgrades. The new facility is expected to become operational in 2018.