Saint Francis Healthcare System and Black River Medical Center have entered formal discussions regarding Black River Medical Center joining Saint Francis. A merger between Saint Francis and Black River allows both organizations to focus on a shared vision, including outcomes, experience and value.
"Quality healthcare at an... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare is pleased to announce that Melissa Rowland, NP-C has been hired as a Nurse Practitioner at Cape Gastroenterology Specialists.
Rowland will care for hospitalized patients requiring gastroenterology consultations.
She previously worked for three years at Mercy Clinic Family Medicine in Springfield, Mo. as a Nurse... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to welcome board certified nurse practitioner Alicia Green, APRN, FNP-C, to Immediate Convenient Care (ICC).
Green began working at ICC on October 29, 2018.
She graduated from Southeast Hospital College of Nursing in 2012 and earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to announce that Jason Colvin has been hired as the new Information Technology Director of IT Infrastructure and Technical Services.
Colvin has more than 13 years of IT experience and more than six years of management experience.
He was previously the Manager... Read more
With the start of the new year and more people focused on making healthy choices, there is a new option in town – Fresh Healthy Café, brought to you by Saint Francis Healthcare System.
Opening on January 20, 2019, the restaurant will offer healthy fast-casual food with... Read more
Martha Austin, Office Manager for Outpatient Rehab Services, will retire after more than 34 years at Saint Francis Healthcare.
Austin started at Saint Francis in August of 1984 after earning her business administration degree from Southeast Missouri State University in 1978.
She started working as a transcriptionist. She... Read more
Joey and Taylor Babich, campus ministers at the Southeast Missouri State University, recently gave birth to their third child at Saint Francis Healthcare.
Baby Jovana, which means "God is gracious," was born early at 27 weeks. She was a mere 2 pounds 11 ounces when she was... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to welcome Women's Health Nurse Practitioner Sara D. McAllister, WHNP-BC to Cape Care for Women.
She received her board certification from the National Certification Corporation. McAllister received her medical education from Central Methodist University in Fayette, Mo. graduating in 2014. She... Read more
Harriett Weeks-Schoolfield George, Cath Lab nurse, retired after more than 37 years at Saint Francis Healthcare.
Harriett started at Saint Francis on August 31, 1981 and retired on New Year's Day 2019.
She started in the Cath Lab and was also responsible for conducting pulmonary function studies and... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to welcome Certified Family Nurse Practitioner Alicia M. Cisne to Saint Francis Medical Center.
Cisne received her board certification from the National Certification Corporation.
She graduated from Arkansas State University in Jonesboro, Ark. in 2012 and Maryville University in St. Louis in... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare celebrated the delivery of its first baby of 2019. At 5:01 p.m. on Tuesday, January 1, 2019, a baby girl was welcomed into the world by proud mother Logan Wessell of Gordonville, Mo., and the caring staff at Family BirthPlace.
Dr. Grant D. McWilliams,... Read more
Doctors at Saint Francis Healthcare System now treat cancer patients using the first and only robotic radiosurgery system designed to treat cancerous and non-cancerous tumors anywhere in the body, including the head, spine, lung, prostate, liver and pancreas. The CyberKnife® VSI™ Robotic RadioSurgery System is a... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to announce that Sarah Mirgaux has been promoted to Director of Pharmacy Services.
She has served as Interim Director of Pharmacy Services since October. Mirgaux began her career at Saint Francis as a staff pharmacist in May 2001 and worked her... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to welcome Adult Nurse Practitioner Tammy R. Hahn-Brown to Cape Neurology Specialists.
She received her board certification from American Nurses Credentialing Center. Hahn-Brown earned her Bachelors of Nursing in 1998 from Webster University in Webster Groves, Mo. and Masters of Nursing... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System welcomes nurse practitioner Colleen Morgan, MSN, AGACNP-BC, as a new team member with the Saint Francis Medical Center hospitalists. She joins 22 other providers who are dedicated to caring for hospitalized patients at the Medical Center.
Morgan earned her Master of Science in... Read more
Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to welcome Stacy Smith, RN, MSN, FNP-BC and Rebecca Williamson, RN, MSN, FNP-C to Cape Spine & Neurosurgery.
Smith earned her associates degree in nursing from Southeast College of Nursing in 2011, Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Southeast Missouri State... Read more
Steven Smith, Inpatient Pharmacy Manager, will retire after more than 40 years of service at Saint Francis Healthcare.
After Smith graduated from the University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Pharmacy, he came to work at Saint Francis in July of 1978.
Smith started as a staff... Read more
Karen Welker, RN CNIII, in the pediatric floor at Saint Francis Medical Center is retiring.
Welker started as a Registered Nurse on March 28, 1977. She then moved to the pediatric floor when the floor opened in August 1977 and has been there ever since.
"With children, they... Read more
Luann Pfau, RN and Facility Coding Analyst at Saint Francis Medical Center is retiring.
Pfau graduated from St. Luke School in St. Louis and went to work at Saint Francis on April 12, 1976. She started as a staff nurse out of college and worked in mid-surge... Read more
Janet Casper, RN, lead Interventional Radiology nurse, retires after 26 years of service to Saint Francis.
Casper started as an ER nurse at Southeast Hospital before joining Saint Francis in 1992. She became an Interventional Radiology nurse 10 years ago and transitioned to the... Read more