Roses are red, Violets are blue, OHC loves nurses, Yes we do. We love each one, The great and the small, But our long-time nurses, We love most of all. OHC loves our long-time employees! In OHC’s 23 years, we have had many amazing nurses come and go – and many come back! Here are OHC’s most treasured long-time employees. These amazing nurses have worked for OHC for many years and on many different assignments. We are so lucky to have them on our team. (Poem by our own Rachel!)
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We are inviting you and all Occupational Health Nurses colleagues to the join Northeast Association of Occupational Health Nurses and one of the 10 NEAOHN States for FREE! Yes – that is correct, NO CHARGE if you live or work in our region! This is a limited time offer that runs until May 12, 2023 (Florence Nightingale's birthday - the original Occ Health Nurses because she cared for soldiers during the Crimean War). You MUST live or be employed in one of these states: Connecticut Delaware Maine Massachusetts New Hampshire New Jersey New York Pennsylvania Rhode Island Vermont To access this [...]
Paul and I were proud to accept two awards at the 2023 Bread & Roses Community Appreciation Night. We received the Couple of the Year Award and OHC received a Partner Appreciation Award. We love working with Bread and Roses, a soup kitchen in Lawrence, MA!
MCNP Launching Committee on the History of the Massachusetts Nurse Practitioner Posted on 1/14/2023 Capturing and Preserving our NP History When the First Massachusetts NP program began some 55 years ago in 1968, the future of the role was far from clear. The history and path that NPs have tread in order to reach our current level of practice is essential to record and celebrate. The Preservation of our history is underway with the establishment of a MCNP Committee on the History of the Massachusetts Nurse Practitioner. The Committee is currently focusing on the early years of NP education and practice [...]
The Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers, under contract with the Massachusetts Executive Office of Health and Human Services (EOHHS), is now accepting applications for the MA Repay program. With funding from the American Rescue Plan and the Opioid Recovery and Remediation Trust Fund and a goal of supporting and retaining the behavioral-health and primary-care workforce, the program offers between $12.5K and $300K of educational loan repayment to eligible healthcare professionals in exchange for a 4-to-5-year commitment to their current or another eligible institution. Qualifying employees include but are not limited to social workers, primary care physicians, psychiatrists, nurses (including APRNs), [...]
Congratulations to our very own, Nancy Clover for receiving the 2022 Profile in Courage Award! MaAOHN's write-up from their Facebook page: "Courage implies having the mental and moral strength to move though difficult times especially when facing the unknown. Resilience requires that through these challenges, you maintain control without wavering from your commitment. Creativity is marked by the power to create through deliberate or spontaneous thought. Professional Caring is a human behavior that includes cognitive, affective, psychomotor, and administrative skills. Nursing Leadership is the ability to influence and motivate nursing staff and other health care workers to work together to [...]
We recently got a chance to visit some OHC companies! Here are some of the OHC nurses that Nicole was introduced to: Carla Collins, NP at Sanofi Cmabridge Jane Kelly, RN at Bristol Myer's Squibb Nurses Jill Blake & Nadia Tikhomirova at Sanofi in Cambridge Thanks to all for having us, it was wonderful getting to visit!
Join us in welcoming Rachel Stotz to the OHC Operations Team. She will be working to support Nancy, Paul and Nicole in multiple ways – including billing, payroll, auditing, website maintenance and OHC social media presence. Rachel has worked for many years as a librarian and brings her organizational skills to the table. She will help Nicole to update some of our forms and processes. You will start to see her name or hear from her and we are very excited to have her join our team. Rachel enjoys reading, listening to podcasts, and all things Dolly Parton. She lives in Austin, [...]
Paul and I dropped off 8 boxes of medical supplies to join many other boxes. These are being shipped to Canada then flown to Poland and then will be transported to Ukraine. Our prayers and thoughts for the people of Ukraine and for peace.