Amy McBride is a people person whose positive attitude shines through as soon as you meet her. For the past 28 years, she has provided patients with compassionate care and assisted them with activities of daily living as a certified nurse aide (CNA). She is passionate about her job and enjoys meeting new patients and working as part of a team. Following 19 years of employment at Mountain View Specialty Care Center, McBride joined Allied Services Integrated Health System at its Rehab Hospital in Scranton. She is known as a reliable employee who does whatever is needed to make patients comfortable. Throughout her time at Allied, she has helped out by working all three shifts, as needed.
“We rely heavily on Amy” commented Jim Cooney, L.N.H.A., Administrator of the Transitional Rehab Unit at Allied Scranton Rehab Hospital. “She really bends over backwards to help our patients and her co-workers.”
McBride’s daughter has recently joined the Allied Services team, as well. She works as a part-time Nurses Aide while she pursues her education. Both mother and daughter are assigned to the facility’s newly-remodeled Transitional Rehab Unit (TRU), which provides short-term patients with both high quality rehabilitation and round-the-clock nursing care. The TRU is an expansion of the Rehab Hospital and thus has access to the same technology and expertise as its other units. The facility as a whole has received a #1 ranking out of over 770 inpatient rehab facilities nationwide, according to the Uniform Data System for Medical Rehabilitation.
McBride loves being a part of Allied. She especially enjoys watching the transformation TRU patients make in such a short time, with many of them regaining mobility and independence. Seeing what she and her team can accomplish every day is a rewarding aspect of her work.