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Meet Truly Compassionate Nurse Practitioner, Benzy Thomas

This month, we’re proud to introduce to you Benzy Thomas who currently works as a nurse practitioner at Long Island Jewish Valley Stream.

Growing a career as a leader at Northwell Health

For Nirva Matteis the key to success at Northwell Health has always been an eagerness to learn and grow. During her 10-year career here, Nirva has worked in multiple jobs and locations throughout the organization and has gained experience that has led her to grow into a leader.

An Appointment With: Ryon Andersen, AED, Finance, North Shore University Hospital

We sat down with Ryon Andersen, AED, Finance at North Shore University Hospital to learn about finance and operations career opportunities in this month’s Appointment With blog.

Vicki is still helping patients and learning new skills after three decades in nursing at Northwell

With the pandemic and temporary suspension of many surgeries, the PACU floor was transformed into a COVID critical care unit and Vicki and her team members were there to help in new ways.

Volunteering at a COVID-19 testing center in Manhattan was challenging yet rewarding

Chandra Bishun-Freeman, a senior medical assistant at Northwell, talks about her rewarding experience volunteering at a COVID-19 testing center in Manhattan.

The power of teamwork from the U.S. Navy to healthcare recruitment

Teamwork. Loyalty. Problem solving. These are all traits that Michael Ellis, MBA, SPHR, learned in the military that he uses today as a manager in Talent Acquisition at Northwell Health.

Fresh brick oven pizza adds to culinary experience at North Shore University Hospital

The idea of fresh brick oven pizza available within a hospital may seem like a dream, but it’s becoming reality at North Shore University Hospital (NSUH).

How Northwell Health used medical research in the face of a global pandemic

As New York became the epicenter of the coronavirus, the Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research went into action immediately. Within a month, staff worked tirelessly to lay the groundwork to enroll more than 1,300 patients in seven clinical trials and programs.

An Appointment With: David Gill, AVP, Experience Strategy

Hear from David Gill, PHD on how Employee Experience is creating an exceptional workplace for our team members in this month’s Appointment With.

Celebrating our Asian American and Pacific Islander team members on the front lines

Last month was Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, which could not have been a more important time to celebrate our AAPI team members working tirelessly as healthcare heroes on the front lines.

Lab Professionals play an essential role in the fight against COVID-19

Northwell Health Labs has been at the forefront of innovative care before and during COVID-19 Discover how as the fight against COVID-19 evolves, so does the work of our laboratory teams.

Behind the Mask: Working as a Respiratory Therapist during the COVID-19 pandemic

Our respiratory care teams have always been critical in patient care, but their role throughout the COVID-19 pandemic was crucial as we battled this respiratory virus.

Personal connections make a difference

Read how Elisa Vicari, LCSW has found how staying in touch with families of COVID-19 patients has strengthened bonds and helped provide compassionate care against the odds.

Five non-clinical careers to explore within healthcare

While students may first think of the doctors, nurses, and other clinical professionals working directly with our patients inside our hospitals, there are also many non-clinical career opportunities that students can explore.

Beyond the PPE: Two nurses help patients and staff connect during COVID

Discover how two registered nurses came together during the COVID pandemic to identify a solution to help patients personally connect with our clinical team members through layers of personal protective equipment.

Meet Truly Compassionate Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Regina Muir

 This month, we’re proud to introduce to you Regina Muir who currently works as a pediatric nurse practitioner at Cohen Children’s Medical Center.

How a new team delivers hope to COVID-19 patients at Northwell Health

Made up of perioperative RNs, surgical technologists, perioperative assistants, and physical therapists, our Prone Teams worked to deliver exceptional care during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Delivering moments of peace on the front line with Tranquility Tents

Seeing firsthand the tireless work of our team members, Northwell leadership created Tranquility Tents for team members to meet their mental, physical and emotional needs.

Five reasons why you should choose a Perioperative career at Northwell Health

While there are many reasons to join Northwell, check out our top 5 on why perioperative careers are a great path for nurses looking to make an impact.

Emergency room nurse helps patients recovering from COVID-19 feel right at home

Registered nurse Ashley went above and beyond for our recovering patients to help them feel at home by starting a “Pick-Me-Up-Pillow” fundraiser.

CNO Corner – A conversation with Marianna Vazquez

Discover what makes working at a community hospital unique and how as Chief Nursing Officer, Marianna Vazquez is empowering her nurses at Plainview and Syosset Hospitals.

Braving uncertainty during uncertain times

Cassidy Toben, an assistant nurse manager at Lenox Hill Hospital, finds a new niche as COVID-19 forces health care workers to shift roles.

Behind the Mask: Working as a Float RN during the COVID-19 pandemic

Read Colleen Conaty’s inspiring experience of working as a registered nurse on the float team at North Shore University Hospital during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Setting the table for impactful culinary careers and extraordinary care

With our hospitality-driven approach to food service and our team of professionally trained culinary staff, the work we do in the kitchen is essential in our quest to deliver patient satisfaction across all of our departments and redefine health care as a whole.

Joining the fight: Meet Alison Laxer, MD

After graduating early from the Zucker School of Medicine, Alison Laxer, MD, is entering the effort to care for COVID-19 patients.