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Allied Services Skilled Nursing & Rehab Center celebrates Physical Therapy Month

The physical therapy team at Allied Services Skilled Nursing and Rehab Center took time to celebrate National Physical Therapy Month. The team, which serves the rehabilitation needs of both long and short term residents, includes physical therapy aides and assistants, certified physical therapists, and seven members who hold either a Masters or Doctorate in Physical Therapy. [...]

By | October 13th, 2016|Categories: Career News, General News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Allied Services Skilled Nursing & Rehab Center celebrates Physical Therapy Month

Heinz Rehab Hospital nurses earn advanced certification

Staff at Heinz Rehab Hospital in Wilkes-Barre gathered recently to celebrate the accomplishments of three members of the nursing team. In June, Kristina Coy, BSN, CRRN, Brian Pitts, BSN, CRRN, and Joann Leo RN, CRRN all earned the prestigious designation of Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse. To earn the certification, qualified nurses must demonstrate knowledge [...]

By | August 4th, 2016|Categories: Career News, General News|Comments Off on Heinz Rehab Hospital nurses earn advanced certification

Louis Scarantino

REPOSTED from UNIQUESource Products & Services Louis has traveled to seven different sites-filling in when needed, which has allowed him to meet new people and gain new experiences. In fact, he was recognized with an award during a training seminar for his willingness to travel to other sites. Louis says that he's also became a [...]

By | July 27th, 2016|Categories: Career News, General News, Media|Comments Off on Louis Scarantino

UniqueSource Products & Services 

REPOSTED from the Scranton Times July 24, 2016: PEOPLE ON THE MOVE The company hosted its Embrace the Abilities Dinner, which also served as the organization’s 60th anniversary celebration. Twenty-six Pennsylvania workers were honored with achievement awards for the character they demonstrate in living and coping with disabilities, particularly in the workplace. In addition to the [...]

By | July 27th, 2016|Categories: Career News, General News, Media|Comments Off on UniqueSource Products & Services 

West Scranton woman’s passion for helping others extends to nursing career and humanitarian work

REPOSTED from The Times Tribune by Ana Scott JASON FARMER / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER West Scranton resident and registered nurse Maryann Cwalinski recently returned from a service trip to the Dominican Republic. Freshly graduated and posing in her crisp, white lab coat, Maryann Cwalinski stands ready to fulfill her nearly 30-year-old [...]

By | July 18th, 2016|Categories: Career News, General News, Media|Comments Off on West Scranton woman’s passion for helping others extends to nursing career and humanitarian work

Allied Services honors its volunteers at Annual Recognition Luncheon

Allied Services Integrated Health System recently honored its volunteers at its annual recognition luncheon held in the Graf Community Room at the Luger Rehab Center in Scranton. During the year, Allied Services volunteers dedicated thousands of hours to hospitality. From patient engagement at the Skilled Nursing and Rehab Center, Heinz Rehab Hospital and Scranton Rehab Hospital, to [...]

By | June 2nd, 2016|Categories: Career News, General News|Comments Off on Allied Services honors its volunteers at Annual Recognition Luncheon

Preparing Students for the Workforce

REPOSTED from PAhomepage.com by Charlisa Gordon Published 05/18 2016 SNYDERSVILLE, MONROE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) - Governor Tom Wolf has signed a bill that will help students with disabilities gain competitive employment. The Department of Labor & Industry's Office of Vocational Rehabilitation is tasked with facilitating job and career development between schools and employers in an effort [...]

By | May 19th, 2016|Categories: Career News, General News, Media, Vocational|Comments Off on Preparing Students for the Workforce

Allied Services’ Janice Mecca earns specialist certification in Psychiatric Rehabilitation

Janice Mecca, B.S., M.S., C.P.R.P., a mental health worker at Allied Services Integrated Health System recently received her certification in Psychiatric Rehabilitation. Janice is only the 5th person in Lackawanna County to earn this certification and the title of Certified Psychiatric Rehabilitation Practitioner. The Dunmore native graduated from Marywood University with a Bachelors in [...]

By | May 17th, 2016|Categories: Career News, General News|Comments Off on Allied Services’ Janice Mecca earns specialist certification in Psychiatric Rehabilitation

New program helps nurses cope with stress

College student who serves as nurses aide developed the stress reduction program REPOSTED from PAhomepage.com Published 04/28 2016 by Mark Hiller | mhiller@pahomepage.com WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) -- A day in the life of a nurse can be stressful. Often it's long hours of emotionally draining work dealing with patients' needs and making critical decisions. [...]

By | April 29th, 2016|Categories: Career News, General News, Media|Comments Off on New program helps nurses cope with stress