Saint Francis Healthcare System welcomed Fr. Jaku Bala Kumar to the position of Chaplain for the Medical Center in April 2021. Fr. Kumar is responsible for leading Mass and providing pastoral services to patients and their families.
Fr. Kumar was born in Proddatur, India, on August 20,... Read more
The Saint Francis Foundation, with the help of the Cape Girardeau Area Chamber of Commerce, held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, May 6, to celebrate the opening of the newly remodeled Inspire Boutique located inside of Entrance #1 of Saint Francis Medical Center.
Formerly the Saint... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to recognize Gordon Powers in his promotion to Manager of Environmental Services effective March 2021.
Powers began his career at Saint Francis Healthcare System in 2012, starting as a Reprocess Technician in the Sterile Processing Department, and remaining in that role... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to welcome Rahul Thampi, MD, endocrinologist, to Cape Diabetes and Endocrinology.
Thampi is an experienced endocrinologist specializing in endocrinology and diabetes who joins Saint Francis from Albany Medical Center in Albany, New York.
Thampi earned his medical degree from Malankara Orthodox Syrian... Read more
After working at Saint Francis Healthcare System for the last thirty-six years, Doug Halter retired on April 7, 2021. Halter served as the Manager of Clinical Engineering.
Halter began his career at Saint Francis in 1984 as a communications technician, and was responsible for installing the Rauland... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to welcome Stephanie Nanney, BSN, RN, to Patient Care Manager of Neurosciences, effective February 28, 2021.
Nanney began her career at Saint Francis Healthcare System in September of 2004, starting as a Nurse Assistant in the Neurosciences Department and moving up... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to recognize Justin Modglin, MHA, in his promotion to Practice Manager IV for Ferguson Medical Group, effective December 2020.
Modglin began his career at Saint Francis Healthcare System in July of 2012, starting as a Retractor Holder in the Operating Room,... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to welcome Nicole Luckey, BSN, RN, to the position of Manager of Training and Development, effective February 24, 2021.
Luckey began her career at Saint Francis Healthcare System in January of 2013, starting out as a Graduate Nurse and moving up... Read more
After working at Saint Francis Healthcare System for the last twenty-nine years, Jim Lawrence, RN, MBA, will retire on March 26, 2021. Lawrence serves as the Director of Mission and Pastoral Services and has been in a Leadership role for twenty years.
Lawrence began his career at... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to welcome Catherine M. Rapp, MD, MBA, FAAOS, orthopaedic surgeon, to Advanced Orthopedic Specialists.
Dr. Rapp is an experienced orthopaedic surgeon specializing in complex problems of the adult shoulder and elbow, who joins Saint Francis from the Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System will hold a Nurses Night career event on Monday, March 15 from 4-7 pm at Saint Francis Medical Center, Entrance 1, in Cape Girardeau.
Saint Francis is actively recruiting nurses. Registered nurses, licensed practical nurses and nursing students are invited to attend Nurses... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to announce leadership changes for Jeremy Jones, Lanae Romann and Gayla Tripp.
Jeremy Jones was named the Financial Planning and Analysis Manager in January 2021. Jones joined Saint Francis in 2012 as a Financial Data Analyst. He has served as... Read more
Applications for the 2021 Saint Francis Healthcare Scholarship Program funded by Saint Francis Foundation and Auxiliary are now available. The program awards more than 20 scholarships of up to $2,000 annually to students pursuing a healthcare-related career.
The Steven C. Bjelich Executive Scholarship is available for students... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to welcome Kim Wittenborn, CPCS to the position of Director of Medical Staff Services and Credentialing, effective January 17, 2021.
Wittenborn began her career at Saint Francis Healthcare System in January of 2017, working as the Medical Staff Coordinator. In January... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to welcome Bruce A. Jones, MD, cardiothoracic surgeon, to Cape Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.
Dr. Jones is an experienced cardiothoracic surgeon and joins Saint Francis from Mercy Hospital in Springfield, Missouri.
Jones earned his medical degree from University of Nebraska in Omaha... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to welcome Alicia Henao Uribe, MD, medical oncologist and hematologist, to Cape Medical Oncology, a Saint Francis Medical Partner.
Henao Uribe has practiced medical oncology and hematology with an emphasis in lymphoma, myeloma and breast cancer for more than 20 years.... Read more
Saint Francis Foundation welcomes four new members to the Board of Directors - Laurie Fitzgerald; Ken Oberlohr; Sagar C. Patel, MD; and Requi Salter.
Laurie Fitzgerald serves as Manager of Business Transformation, an information technology position at Saint Francis Healthcare System. Fitzgerald was inspired by the heartfelt... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System has received reports of a COVID vaccine phone scam where an unidentified caller attempts to schedule a COVID vaccine at Saint Francis. The caller provides instructions for receiving the vaccine and asks for a social security number to schedule an appointment.
This is... Read more
The Commission on Cancer (CoC), a quality program of the American College of Surgeons (ACS), has granted three-year reaccreditation to the Saint Francis Healthcare System Cancer Institute.
To earn voluntary CoC accreditation, a cancer program must meet 34 CoC quality care standards, be evaluated every three years... Read more
Melanie Baxter, ScM, CGC, Cancer Genetic Counselor at Saint Francis Healthcare System, has again received the Certified Genetic Counselor (CGC®) credential from the American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC).
The CGC credential is an internationally recognized professional credential for genetic counselors. Those awarded the CGC credential must... Read more