Good Samaritan Hospital Promotes Nurse
(West Islip, N.Y.) – Elisabeth Vallone, RN, MS, was recently promoted to Director of Critical Care Services for Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center. Vallone joined Good Samaritan in 1986 and brings more than 20 years of clinical expertise in medical, surgical and cardiac step-down and leadership to her new role. She is a former recipient of the prestigious Scollard Award for outstanding leadership and has held positions as staff nurse, Assistant Nurse Manager and Nurse Manager.
Most recently, Vallone served as the Nurse Manager of a 25-bed medical intensive care unit where she built relationships across all departments and contributed to improvements in clinical outcomes and patient satisfaction.
In her role as Director of Critical Care Services, she will be responsible for administrative and clinical decisions and will collaborate with other department heads to identify and solve problems in the best interest of the patients.
Vallone holds a bachelor’s degree of science in nursing from Molloy College and a master’s of science in nursing administration from Adelphi University. She resides in West Babylon with her husband, Steve, and her daughter, Annarose.
For more information on Good Samaritan’s nursing opportunities, please call (631) 376-4444 or visit www.good-samaritan-hospital.org.
Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center is a 537-bed (including 100 nursing home beds), voluntary, not-for-profit hospital located in West Islip. The medical center, which has more than 4,500 employees and almost 900 physicians on staff, had nearly 30,000 patient admissions and more than 95,000 emergency department visits in 2011. Good Samaritan is a member of Catholic Health Services of Long Island. Visit the website at www.good-samaritan-hospital.org.
Good Samaritan provided more than $43 million in community service and charity care in 2011. The medical center supplies residents with the tools necessary to maintain good health. This includes community lectures, screenings, health fairs and other community programs and services.
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Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center
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