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Northwell Health’s Pathway to Inclusion

Did you know we had an Inclusion Specialist join our team last year? “The biggest challenges we have to overcome are not the disabilities, but the stigma surrounding them. As an Inclusion Specialist at Northwell Health, I now facilitate employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities. My role provides me with the resources to replace fear with mutual understanding, allowing persons with disabilities to become productive members of society,” says Lesly St. Louis about his new role. Learn more about his inspiring story.

Our dedication to employee and patient safety in action

North Shore University Hospital (NSUH) is dedicated to ensuring the safety of our patients, their families, and our employees. With the help of a collaborative council, consisting of employees from different units and departments, NSUH Administration and Security teams have successfully created a new employee entrance, visitor check in process and installed optical barriers to ensure top of the line security is in place. Read about their journey.

An Appointment With: Orthopedic Physician Assistant Rachel Zawodzinski

Welcome to An Appointment With, where we sit down one-on-one with our Northwell Health colleagues. Today we’re meeting Orthopedic Physician Assistant (PA) and marathoner, Rachel Zawodzinski.

2017 Innovation Challenge – Made for Big Ideas™ Showcase!

At Northwell Health we search for innovation in everything we do. We gave our employees an opportunity to compete and win for one of two funding awards of up to $500,000 during our 2017 Innovation Challenge to bring their innovations to life. See what happened when our finalists presented their ideas at the Made for Big Ideas Showcase!

Radiologic Technologists – the difference they make at Northwell Health

This week we spoke with Jim Henglein, John Aloisio and Andreas Nicou – 3 of our Imaging leaders – about the importance of Rad Techs throughout our system. “Without our techs, we wouldn’t be able to give a prompt diagnosis and high quality care that Northwell Health prides itself on,” said Jim. See how our ambitious technologists are making a difference.

What is a Genetic Counselor?

To some, the term “genetic counselor” seems out of the future. But little do they know these professionals help patients and families every day by interpreting test results so that families can understand their inherited health risks, empowering patients to manage their genetic conditions, guiding couples as they learn more about their baby’s health, and much more. Learn more about this career in our blog.

Leading the way in STEM initiatives – Chief People Innovation Officer Elaine Page honored as 100 Corporate Women Leaders in STEM

Last week, our Vice President of Human Resources and Chief People Innovation Officer Elaine Page was honored at the 2017 Million Women Mentors Summit & Awards as the 100 Corporate Women Leaders in STEM Honoree. Over the years Northwell Health has taken the leading role in driving STEM initiatives on Long Island – take a look at some of the initiatives and partnerships we’ve created.

Our people have spoken – they think our CEO is the best!

“I’m honored to be recognized for my leadership by Northwell employees – my colleagues. The truth is employees at every level are truly the lifeblood of our health system,” said Mr. Dowling. “Our health care professionals and the support teams that treat our patients at the most-vulnerable times of their lives require not only expert clinical skills but compassion as well.”