Employees

Jun 05, 2015

Yes, iDo! Using Technology, Mercy Helps Patient 'Attend' Granddaughter's Wedding

Posted by Cindy Hickey on Fri, Jun 5, 2015 - 10:21 AM in Employees , Patient Stories

         

With their granddaughter's wedding just four days away, Lawrence and Mary Page and their family were saddened by the news. Lawrence, age 90, would not be healthy enough to go home in time to attend. Mercy's Mike Heckathorn and Jason Pirtz decided it was the perfect opportunity to try something new.

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Apr 27, 2015

Hospice Volunteer Coordinator Considers Her Work a Ministry

Posted by Cindy Hickey on Mon, Apr 27, 2015 - 1:58 PM in Ambassadors , Employees

         

For 26 years, Susan Workman's career focused on the travel industry, and she enjoyed helping her clients plan dream vacations. Today, she's putting that planning experience to work in a whole new way for Mercy Hospice patients and their families.

Susan Workman, Mercy Hospice Volunteer Coordinator, Canton, Ohio 2015

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Mar 25, 2015

Mercy Holds Dental, Diabetes Outreach Programs in Northeast Canton

Posted by Cindy Hickey on Wed, Mar 25, 2015 - 9:46 AM in Community Outreach , Employees

         

As part of our Mission Outreach efforts in northeast Canton, Mercy recently held education programs at Mercy at St. Paul Square and Imagine School.

Northeast Canton Imagine School Dental Health Assembly 2015

Mercy Dental Services presented their popular dental health assembly to Imagine School last month, showing 145 students in grades k-4 how to properly care for their teeth. Jamie Darr, DDS, and Anthony Johnson, DDS led the assembly.  

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Mar 17, 2015

Mercy ER Nurses Saved Lives on Ohio Highways

Posted by Cindy Hickey on Tue, Mar 17, 2015 - 12:35 PM in Employees

         

Emergency situations are not unfamiliar to Brittney Johnson and Lyndley Corley. That’s because Brittney is a registered nurse in Mercy Emergency Department (ED) and Lyndley is a registered nurse, and ED coordinator for Case Management. But in 2014, both women’s emergency medicine skills were needed beyond the hospital.

Mercy nurses save lives on Ohio's highways in 2014 | Canton, Ohio

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Feb 18, 2015

Cardiac Nurse, Heart Attack Survivor: 'It Permeated the Entire Family Dynamic'

Posted by Cindy Hickey on Wed, Feb 18, 2015 - 2:13 PM in Employees

         

On September 16, 2012, David survived a heart attack. He was only 47 years old at the time.

“That heart attack didn’t just affect me,” he says. “It permeated every aspect of the dynamics between me and my family. It still impacts our lives today.”

David Zeh teaches CPR to Canton, Ohio, resident at Mercy Medical Center

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Feb 18, 2015

Hearing-impaired Employee Says Favorite Sound Is Hearing the Word 'Daddy'

Posted by Cindy Hickey on Wed, Feb 18, 2015 - 1:39 PM in Employees , Awards and Recognition

         

Maurice Sullivan, Canton Mercy employee and hearing impaired since birthMaurice Sullivan has washed dishes at Mercy Medical Center for the past five years. Currently a student in the Culinary Education program at Stark State College, Maurice’s goal is to become a cook. Maurice is also hearing impaired.

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Feb 04, 2015

Three Retirees Reflect on Their Years of Service at Mercy Medical Center

Posted by Cindy Hickey on Wed, Feb 4, 2015 - 1:54 PM in Employees

         

The median number of years a salary worker stays with their employer is 4.6, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Not so for Mercy Medical Center retirees Larry Ramer, Kaye Wingert and Steve Boger. Collectively, the trio served 121 years at the hospital. With two of these dedicated employees recently retiring and one retiring in March, we wanted to learn more about these faithful workers and why they committed their careers to the hospital and serving the community.

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Dec 19, 2014

Mercy Encourages Good Dental Hygiene for Allen School Students

Posted by Cindy Hickey on Fri, Dec 19, 2014 - 12:13 PM in Community Outreach , Employees

         

Dental Assembly Canton Ohio with Mercy Dental Services, 2014Mercy Mission Outreach again held a dental assembly earlier this week for Canton City School's Allen Elementary School in southeast Canton. Students learned about proper dental care and received a special gift bag of dental care products.

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Oct 03, 2014

Meet Jason and Dawn: Our 'O2' Therapists at Lake Health Center

Posted by Jen Carroll on Fri, Oct 3, 2014 - 10:38 AM in Employees

         

Mercy Health Center of Lake in Hartville Ohio | Physical Therapists Celebrate 10th Anniversary

Meet Jason Bell and Dawn Ocker, physical therapists at Mercy Health Center of Lake. They jokingly refer to one another as "O2" because they are the original (O) two (2) employees who have worked at the health center since it opened in 2004.

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Sep 26, 2014

Meet Buffy Phillips: Mercy Therapist Calls Herself 'Gait Trainer'

Posted by Jen Carroll on Fri, Sep 26, 2014 - 10:57 AM in Employees

         

It's Rehab Week 2014, and we honor the many gifted and caring rehabilitation therapists at Mercy! Today we're sharing the story of a therapist who's done an amazing job of caring for Mercy patients and families since 1976.

Meet Buffy Phillips, a physical therapist (PT) at Mercy Regional Rehabilitation Center whose ties with our hospital began in childhood. Her mother, Dorothy, was a Mercy Service League member, and Buffy says her mother spent countless hours volunteering with the women’s auxiliary.

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