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Two RNs Promoted to Nursing Administrative Supervisor Positions

Western Maine Health Vice President of Clinical Services, M. Patricia Cook, RN, MBA, EdD, announced recently that Cathy Godwin, R.N. and Melissa Farrington, R.N., have recently been promoted to Administrative Supervisors Nights at Stephens Memorial Hospital (SMH). 

Cathy has been at SMH for 3 years per diem in the ICU and as a Relief Supervisor.  She has held a variety of nursing positions at many healthcare facilities over the years.  For the past 6 years, Cathy was a night supervisor at Rumford Hospital.  Cathy received her Associate in Nursing degree from UMA, and is certified in Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), and Neonatal Resuscitation Training (NRP).  Cathy lives in Bryant Pond with her family.

Melissa has been employed at SMH two years, beginning as a travel nurse, working per diem in ICU and Med/Surg, and has functioned as a Relief Supervisor at SMH.  Her experience prior to SMH includes staff nurse in a cardiopulmonary unit ICU.  Melissa received her Associate in Nursing degree  from University of Maine Augusta, is certified in Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), and Neonatal Resuscitation Training (NRP).  Melissa is also a certified forensic nurse and possesses a degree in Respiratory Therapy from Kennebec Valley Technical COllege.  She resides in Manchester with her family.

Cook says, "SMH is fortunate to have found two excellent Administrative Supervisors, who enjoy acting as resources for staff in the problem solving process; mentoring, supporting and encouraging the professional growth of staff; and collaborating with all departments.  In addition they serve as strong advocates for patient care and outcomes.  Welcome Cathy and Melissa."

 
 
 
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