Administrative Changes At St. James Hospital

May 28, 2015

HORNELL, NY – Sylvia Bryant, director of foundations and communications at St. James, is announcing the following changes at St. James Hospital:

 

Hospital President and CEO Jennifer Sullivan continues on in her current position.  Dr. Raymond Mayewski, MD, FACP, will serve as interim chief medical officer (CMO)/medical director.  Mayewski takes over for Dr. John Carroll, MD.   Hospital officials say that Dr. Carroll is stepping down effective May 31.  Dr. Mayewski currently serves as vice president and chief medical officer for Strong Memorial Hospital and Highland Hospital, and will remain in that capacity. 

 

Dr. Roger M. Oskvig, MD, will be on site weekly at St. James will be providing support to Dr. Mayewski and the medical staff leadership transition. Currently, Dr. Oskvig is Professor of Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry.  He is an Attending Physician with Strong Memorial Hospital and chief documentation officer with Highland Hospital.

 

Neva Bossard, RN, MSN, has been named interim clinical director and will assume leadership for nursing services and patient care services from Kathleen Brodbeck, RN, MSN.  Broderick is stepping down as Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) effective June 18.

 

For the past year, Bossard has been director of patient care services at St. James.  She first joined the organization in 2002 as a staff nurse.  Since then, she has served in various nursing leadership roles.

 

See full statement from Sylvia Bryant below:

As part of the developing partnership with UR Medicine, clinical leaders from the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) will be joining St. James Mercy Hospital (SJMH) on an interim basis.
Raymond J. Mayewski, MD, FACP, will serve as interim chief medical officer (CMO)/medical director, succeeding John Carroll, MD, who is stepping down effective May 31. Dr. Mayewski currently serves as vice president and chief medical officer for Strong Memorial Hospital and Highland Hospital, and will remain in that capacity. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the Pennsylvania State University and earned his Doctor of Medicine degree from Temple University Medical School. He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and by the American Board of Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, and is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians.
Roger M. Oskvig, MD, also will be on site weekly at SJMH providing support to Dr. Mayewski and the medical staff leadership transition. Currently, Dr. Oskvig is Professor of Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. He serves as Attending Physician with Strong Memorial Hospital and chief documentation officer with Highland Hospital. Dr. Oskvig earned his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Iowa College of Medicine and served many years in the United States Air Force and Air Force Reserve, including service as Chief of Medicine, USAF Hospital, Dyess AFB, Texas. He is a fellow with the American College of Physicians.
In addition to providing interim leadership to the SJMH Medical Staff, Dr. Mayewski and Dr. Oskvig will work with SJMH administration to develop the process for securing a permanent CMO for the organization going forward.
Neva Bossard, RN, MSN, has been named interim clinical director and will assume leadership for nursing services and patient care services from Kathleen Brodbeck, RN, MSN, who is stepping down as Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) effective June 18. Serving for the past year as director of patient care services at SJMH, Ms. Bossard first joined the organization in 2002 as a staff nurse. Since then, she has served in various nursing leadership roles, and brings a history of improved productivity and project management that has resulted in improved clinical outcomes and patient care experiences. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Keuka College and a Master of Science in Nursing from Walden University.