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Maintenance Technician – Full Time

Job Title: Maintenance Technician
Start Date: Immediate
Post Date: 2/19/2018
Department: Engineering
Position Type:
Full Time
Schedule: Varies

Registered Respiratory Therapist (Per Diem) and Part Time (PT)

Job Title:Registered Respiratory Therapist
Start Date: Immediate
Post Date: 1/11/2018
Department:Respiratory Therapy
Position Type:
Part Time & Per Diem
Schedule: Varies

Dietary Aide (Per Diem)

Job Title:Dietary Aide
Start Date: Immediate
Post Date: 01/11/2018
Position Type:
Per Diem
Schedule: Varies

Community Health Education

February HEAL Focus

Healthy Bytes Article February 2018: Spinach Spinach: Top-Ranked Superfood By Stephanie Polizzi, MPH, RDN Many foods have earned superfood status, which seems to change according to media hype. But spinach has consistently retained its top rank as the superfood to beat all others because it is so dense in nutrients and healthy compounds. Eating spinach daily is linked to lower risk for heart disease, diabetes, and cancer, three of our nation’s greatest chronic diseases. Spinach can also help improve circulation, lower blood pressure and maintain bone health. Some studies suggest spinach intake can reduce the risk of developing asthma. [...]

January Healthy Eating Focus: Quinoa

Healthy Bytes Article January 2018: Quinoa Discovering the Ancient Grain, Quinoa By Stephanie Polizzi, MPH, RDN Most people think of grains as carbohydrates, but this ancient grain, quinoa (pronounced KEEN-wah) is both a carbohydrate and a complete protein. This means the grain contains all 9 essential amino acids we need to build and repair proteins in our body. The Incas fed this ancient grain to their warriors for stamina and long life. It was so sacred, the emperor himself would sow the season’s first seeds. Today, quinoa is just gaining popularity. This is a small grain with big health benefits. [...]

Public Meetings at SCHHC

February District Board Meeting

The Southern Coos Health District Board of Directors will hold its regular monthly meeting in Southern Coos Hospital’s Conference Room in Bandon on Thursday, February 22 at 7:00 pm. Agenda items include Patient Satisfaction Surveys, Revenue Cycle, Readmission Rate, staff  reports and reports on District operations for the month of January. There will also be an Executive Session under ORS 192.660(2)(f) to consider information or records that are exempt from disclosure by law.

Dated this 16th day of  February, 2018

Esther Williams
Board Chair

Provider News

Welcome Dr. Kelly Reed

January 17th, 2018|Comments Off on Welcome Dr. Kelly Reed

Kelly Reed, MD Internal Medicine Dr. Kelly Reed is the newest member of the Southern Coos Health Center physician team. She most recently worked at Witham Health Services in Lebanon, Indiana, where she provided primary medical care for an average of 60-80 patients per week. She has experience in physician home care services for home-bound patients; providing urgent care coverage; and working in radiation oncology. She received her medical doctorate at the University of Texas Houston Health Science Center and performed residencies at the University of California, San Francisco and the University of Washington, Seattle. [...]

Welcome Dr. Noel Pense, DO

October 17th, 2017|Comments Off on Welcome Dr. Noel Pense, DO

Dr. Noel Pense, DO Dr. Noel Pense is a board certified internal medicine physician. He graduated cum laude from Arizona State University with a bachelor of science in biomedical engineering. He went to medical school and completed his residency in internal medicine in Denver Colorado. He is well versed in both inpatient and outpatient medical care of complex patients. Common medical conditions treated include heart disease, COPD, thyroid dysfunction, diabetes, kidney failure, infectious diseases, and many more. He did 6 months elective training in critical care and intensive care unit hospital work. As an osteopathic physician, [...]

Welcome Elizabeth Ogunnaike, DNP

May 16th, 2017|Comments Off on Welcome Elizabeth Ogunnaike, DNP

Introducing Elizabeth Ogunnaike, Family Nurse Practioner Southern Coos Hospital & Health Center is pleased to announce the arrival of a new family nurse practitioner, Elizabeth Ogunnaike, DNP. Elizabeth is most recently from the Dallas, Texas area, and is board-certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP). Ms. Ogunnaike graduated from Vanderbilt University in 2009 and 2011; first with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, and then with a Master of Science in Nursing, where she became a Family Nurse Practitioner. She recently completed Doctor of Nursing Practice from Vanderbilt University. Elizabeth is licensed in the state of Oregon. Until [...]