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Bon Secours Community Hospital Celebrates Opening of Newly Renovated Medical/Surgical Unit

Port Jervis, NY  (April 8) – On Thursday, April 4, Bon Secours Community Hospital celebrated the grand opening of its $3.8 million newly renovated Medical/Surgical Unit with a reception and ribbon cutting ceremony.

The state-of-the-art facility, made possible by a Heal New York grant along with additional funding from the Bon Secours Community Hospital Foundation, features 31 beds and 20 private rooms, each with its own bath and shower, climate control and flat screen television.

The new Medical/Surgical Unit’s comfortable accommodations along with the latest medical technology are designed to assist the certified nursing staff in providing the highest quality care for patients while they are in recovery.

“I’m very excited about the opening of this brand new Medical/Surgical Unit,” said Jeff Reilly, senior vice president/administrator Bon Secours Community Hospital and St. Anthony Community Hospital. “This is another step in the improvements at our Port Jervis facility to meet the needs of our community.”

After a brief welcoming ceremony, followed by an invocation and blessing, Port Jervis Mayor Russell Potter joined Bon Secours Charity Health System executives and Bon Secours Community Hospital administrators for an official ribbon cutting.

“This is a big plus,” said Mayor Potter, “not only for the people of the City of Port Jervis but for everyone in the entire area.”

The celebration concluded with all of the guests invited to a reception with refreshments served in the hospital’s cafeteria.

Bon Secours Community Hospital, a member of the Bon Secours Charity Health System, is located at 160 East Main Street in Port Jervis, NY. For additional information call (845) 858–7000 or visit: www.bonsecourscommunityhosp.org


About Bon Secours Charity Health System

Bon Secours Charity Health System comprises Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center in Suffern, New York, and two community hospitals, Bon Secours Community Hospital in Port Jervis, New York, and St. Anthony Community Hospital in Warwick, New York.

Bon Secours Charity Health System also includes a certified home health agency, two long-term care facilities, an assisted living/adult home facility, and several other off-site medical programs. 

The Health System, which draws its name from its two Catholic sponsors, the Sisters of Bon Secours and the Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth, serves nearly 1 million people. With more than 3,400 employees, the Health System is one of the region’s largest employers. For more information, visit bschs.bonsecours.com.

 

1. After Jeff Reilly, senior vice president/administrator Bon Secours Community Hospital and St. Anthony Community Hospital, welcomed guests, Debra Sheridan, director of Pastoral Care, gave an invocation

2. Father Vincent Odikanoro, chaplain at Bon Secours Community Hospital, blessed the newly renovated Medical/Surgical Unit.

3. Port Jervis Mayor Russell Potter joined Bon Secours Charity Health System executives and Bon Secours Community Hospital administrators for an official ribbon cutting.
From left, Philip Patterson, CEO of the Bon Secours Charity Health System; Jeff Reilly, senior vice president/administrator Bon Secours Community Hospital and St. Anthony Community Hospital; Sophie Crawford-Russo, Bon Secours Community Hospital vice president of Patient Care; Marlena Jenks, RN, clinical director Medical/Surgical Unit; Charlene Trotter, executive director of the Tri-State Chamber of Commerce; Clare Brady, Bon Secours Charity Health System vice president Mission; Russell Potter, mayor of the City of Port Jervis and Deborah Marshall, Bon Secours Charity Health System vice president of Public Relations, Marketing and Strategic Initiatives.

4.   Certified medical/surgical nurse Janize Luna, RN, in one of the 20 new private rooms at the Bon Secours Community Hospital newly renovated Medical/Surgical Unit.

 

5. The celebration concluded with all of the guests invited to a reception with refreshments served in the hospital’s cafeteria.



 

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