Conn. February 11, 2014) – Stephanie Kelly, R.N., B.S.N., of South Windsor,
has been named the Executive Director of the Connecticut Joint Replacement Institute at Saint Francis.
joined CJRI in 2008 as the Manager of
Perioperative Services. During that
time, she was instrumental in developing the pre-admission surgical screening
unit, improving operational efficiencies, and applying standardization to many
processes and procedures throughout the perioperative areas. Kelly’s focus to promote a collaborative work
environment, prioritize quality of care and facilitate staff educational
opportunities have remained consistent during her tenure.
to her role at Saint Francis, Kelly served as the Perioperative Director at
Johnson Memorial Hospital, Stafford Springs.
She earned her bachelor of science in nursing from Northeastern
University, Boston, Mass. Kelly has over
20 years of nursing experience within the areas of medical-surgical care,
emergency department medicine, critical care, and surgical services.
Saint Francis Care
Francis Care is an integrated healthcare delivery system established by
Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center, an anchor institution in north
central Connecticut since 1897. Licensed
for 617 beds and 65 bassinets, it is a major teaching hospital and the largest
Catholic hospital in New England. Other
major entities of Saint Francis Care include The Mount Sinai
Rehabilitation Hospital, the Connecticut Joint Replacement Institute, the
Hoffman Heart and Vascular Institute of Connecticut, the Saint Francis/Mount
Sinai Regional Cancer Center, the Joyce D. and Andrew J. Mandell Center for
Comprehensive Multiple Sclerosis Care and Neuroscience Research, and Saint
Francis HealthCare Partners.
Johnson Memorial Medical Center, parent organization of Johnson Memorial
Hospital, Evergreen Health Care Center, and Home and Community Health Services
is also a Saint Francis Care Partner.
Saint Francis Care’s services are supported by a network of five
major Access Centers and eight additional medical office centers sited
throughout the region. For more
information, visit www.stfranciscare.com.