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 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
Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to welcome Marvin Miller to the position of laboratory manager of the Saint Francis Medical Center Laboratory, effective January 8, 2021.
Miller began his career at Saint Francis Healthcare System in December of 1990, working as a phlebotomist while also attending... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to welcome Gilbert L. Kukielka, MD, FACC, FACP, FSCAI, interventional cardiologist, to Cape Cardiology Group.
Dr. Kukielka is an experienced cardiologist who joins Saint Francis from Marietta Memorial Hospital in Ohio, where he practiced General and Interventional Cardiology and served as... Read more
For the fifth time in a row, Saint Francis Medical Center was awarded an ‘A’ in the Fall 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade. This national distinction recognizes the Medical Center’s achievements protecting patients from harm and providing safer healthcare.
“At Saint Francis Medical Center, safety is our... Read more
The Missouri Chapter of the American College of Healthcare Executives (MO-ACHE) recognizes Lisa Newcomer, RRT, MBA, FACHE, Service Line Director of Cancer Services at Saint Francis Healthcare System, as one of four recipients of its annual President’s Award.
"Lisa is an exemplary leader who has been instrumental... Read more