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Kathleen McCaffrey, RN Named Senior Director of Nursing At Mercy Medical Center

(May 6, 2009 – Rockville Centre, NY) – Kathleen McCaffrey RN, a veteran of nearly four decades of service at Mercy Medical Center, has been named Senior Director of Nursing.

Ms. McCaffrey, who resides in Point Lookout, began her nursing career at Mercy in 1971 as a new graduate. During her long career she has served the hospital in a broad range of positions including Head Nurse of the Cancer Care Unit, Nursing Care Coordinator, Director of Care Management, and Assistant and Interim Director of Nursing.

Ms. McCaffrey holds a Masters degree in nursing administration from Adelphi University, and has been involved in the development of clinical guidelines for the delivery of interdisciplinary care, and collaborations with the Catholic Healthcare System and the Long Island Health Care Network on protocols to assure efficient, effective care focused on both patients and their families.

In 2006, Ms. McCaffrey's many achievements were recognized with her receipt of the
Sister Mary Nadine Casey, CIJ, Award, presented at the annual Mercy Ball to honor a member of the Mercy family who best personifies the values of the Medical Center and the Congregation of the Infant Jesus whose members founded the hospital in 1913.




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