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Mount St. Mary's Hospital appoints ICU/specialty nurse manager


Mon, Aug 21st 2023 12:55 pm

Mount St. Mary’s Hospital recently appointed Michele Kalita, MS.Ed., B.S.N., R.N., CRNFA, CNOR, to serve as the ICU/specialty nurse manager. She will be responsible for the intensive care unit and infusion services at the hospital.

Kalita is a 23-year veteran of the hospital. She received a master’s degree in education and bachelor of science in nursing degree from Niagara University. She also holds an associate degree in criminal justice from NCCC. Kalita is a certified registered nurse first assistant and is certified in ACLS/BLS and CNOR.

Kalita previously served as a registered nurse first assistant in the surgery department of Mount St. Mary’s. Prior to that, she was employed as a case manager and supervisor in home care for Olsten Kimberly Quality Care. She also served as a detox nurse and telemetry nurse at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, and as a registered nurse for the Niagara County Health Department. Additionally, Kalita taught seventh and eighth grade science and health at St. Christopher’s School.

“Michele’s depth of knowledge and experience are perfect for this new position,” said Susan Brooks, M.S., B.S.N., R.F.N., NEA-BC, vice president for patient care services at Mount St. Mary’s Hospital. “Her professionalism, leadership skills and willingness to be a positive team player are such an asset to our hospital. We are grateful she has assumed this important role.”

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