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Northwell Health named a top 2020 Military Friendly organization

Northwell Health has been selected as a 2020 Military Friendly organization in four categories – top 10 employer, supplier diversity, brand and company – as one of the nation’s top organizations for military veterans.

Meet a true leader and humanitarian: John Kelly, LMSW

As a Marine Corps Veteran and licensed social worker, John is helping veterans, military members and their families access a wide range of health services.

An Appointment With: Michael Dowling, Northwell Health President and CEO

We sat down with our President and CEO Michael J. Dowling to discuss how Northwell is ready too meet the challenges of the health care industry in 2020.

Northwell named a Fortune Best Workplace for Diversity

For the third straight year, Northwell Health has been named one of America’s most diverse companies by Fortune magazine and the lone New York health care organization to make the 2019 list.

What you didn’t know about Cytology and why you should consider it as a laboratory science career

Learn more about how you can make an impact in how patients are diagnosed with a clinical laboratory career in Cytology at Northwell Health.

Northwell Health Wellness Recap for 2019

At Northwell Health, we know that wellness starts with our team members. Take a look at how we’ve helped them on their journey to well-being in 2019 in this infographic!

Child life specialists help kids be kids

Caring for our youngest patients takes a team that includes our child life specialists at Cohen Children’s Medical Center.

Meet Truly Ambitious Physician Assistant, Christopher Anderson

This month, we’re proud to introduce you to the Truly Ambitious Christopher Anderson, a Physician Assistant (PA) leader at Lenox Hill Hospital.

Northwell Relay: The big bike ride — from tragedy to positive action

Three senior leaders set up a sponsored bike ride from Northwell’s corporate office in New Hyde Park to Montauk, to raise funds for Northwell’s Employee Assistance Program, which helps employees and their families in times of need.

An Appointment With: Patti Drolet, VP, Revenue Cycle

We sat down with Northwell’s Revenue Cycle VP Patti Drolet to learn about career opportunities and the impact our team makes in this month’s Appointment With blog.

Faces of Oncology Care: Clinical Laboratory

Clinical laboratories, like those you’ll find at Monter Cancer Center and our Imbert Cancer Center, serve a crucial role in the assessment and treatment of oncology patients. Meet some of the members of our oncology clinical laboratory team who are making a difference at the Northwell Health Cancer Institute.

Northwell Relay: Casual for Cohen – turning small change into big results

Each year, thousands of employees choose to give back to Northwell by participating in Casual for Cohen, a fundraising event where you can wear jeans to work.

Why Joseph chose finance at Northwell over Wall Street

When Joseph Baglio accepted a position in Northwell Health’s Administrative Fellowship in 2003, he was walking away from a job on Wall Street.

Meet Truly Ambitious Nurse Practitioner Santpal Chawla

This month, we’re proud to introduce to you Santpal (Paul) Chawla who currently works as a nurse practitioner in the Department of Cardiothoracic (CT) Surgery at North Shore University Hospital.

My first year: what it takes to be a nurse practitioner

In recognition of National NP Week, we spoke with NPs across our hospitals to get a look inside their journey thus far, including lessons learned and how they’re continuing to grow and develop as an NP.

Northwell Relay: Employee’s passion to honor a colleague gives birth to a new labor and delivery room

Team members honored the passion of their coworker by raising $25,000 to name a labor-and-delivery room in her honor within the new Gruppuso Family Women & Newborn Center, slated to be open late 2021.

From the Marine Corps to Human Resources: Jose’s career journey

Before starting his Northwell career as manager in Human Relations, Jose Rivera served as a sergeant in the Marine Corps where he learned key skills that helped him thrive throughout his career.

Our commitment to our team members’ well-being continues to evolve

This year we worked to find new and innovative ways to do this and introduced several new confidential programs that use assessments, coaching, and follow-up resources to aid our team members in improving their well-being.

How our medical office assistants are making a difference in patient’s lives

Medical office assistants have the unique opportunity to gain invaluable healthcare experience while developing their own skills and passion for patient care.

Northwell Relay: Northwell runner races for caregivers in TCS New York City Marathon

First-time marathoner Michael Goldberg, executive director of Long Island Jewish Medical Center, shared with us what inspired him to take up the challenge of giving back.

Meet Truly Together Physician Assistant Ladise Everett

This month, we’re proud to introduce to you the Truly Together Ladise Everett, a physician assistant (PA) at Northwell.

An Appointment With: Dr. Dwayne Breining, Executive Director, Northwell Health Labs

As executive director of the Northwell Laboratories, Dr. Breining leads the talented team that coordinates laboratory testing among our Core Laboratory, Core Microbiology Laboratory, and 43 hospital laboratories. We sat down with Dr. Breining to discuss the growth of careers within Northwell Labs.

Investing in the future of nursing with our Nurse Extern Program

Our Nurse Extern Program is providing junior BSN students with a unique experience at the bedside within a Northwell Health hospital. Guided by preceptors, these future nurses develop a strong skill set all while strengthening their passion for delivering care.

Day in the life: Central Sterile Processing Technician

Follow a day in the life of some of our sterile processing technicians at our new state-of-the-art facility in Bethpage – the largest sterile processing center in the world!