Loretto Promotes Boss to Director of Nursing, Hires Nelson and Schlie

Oct 04 2019

Media Contact: Julie Sheedy

jsheedy@lorettosystem.org or 315.413.3480

Loretto Promotes Boss to Director of Nursing, Hires Nelson and Schlie

Syracuse, NY (October 1, 2019) – Meredith Boss, RN, BSN, has been promoted to the role of Director of Nursing at Loretto Health & Rehabilitation. Previously Assistant Director of Nursing for short-term rehabilitation, Meredith was an integral part of the planning and opening of the Restorative Care Unit and is continuing to work to bring new innovations and technology to expand the quality of care at Loretto.

Boss holds an Applied Science Degree of Nursing from Crouse Hospital College of Nursing and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Keuka College, and will complete her Master’s in Nursing and become an Advanced Practice Family Nurse Practitioner in June 2020. She also holds certifications in Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation from the Red Cross, as well as Certification in Adults with Autism from the Rochester Regional Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders.

 

Loretto has also hired Shelley Schlie, RN, BSN as Director of Nursing at The Nottingham RHCF, and Anna Nelson as Nurse Practitioner in Employee Health at Loretto Health & Rehabilitation.

Schlie was previously Director of Nursing for an assisted living facility in Manlius. She brings extensive experience in both long term care and acute care. She was a clinical instructor for the local OCM BOCES LPN program, and was instrumental in opening a rehab unit and developing a Resident Assistant program for a local long-term care facility.

Schlie holds an Applied Science Degree of Nursing from St. Joseph’s College of Nursing and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from LeMoyne College. She also holds certifications in Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation from the Red Cross, as well as Certification in Geriatrics. She is also a certified CNA trainer.

Nelson was previously a Nurse Practitioner at Crouse Hospital's Employee Health Office. She has 20 years of experience as a Nurse Practitioner in multiple settings, including Occupational Medicine and Employee Health.  She holds a Master of Science in Nursing -Family Nurse Practitioner from Barry University in Miami Shores, Florida. She is a Board-Certified Family Nurse Practitioner in New York State.

About Loretto

Loretto is a leader in comprehensive healthcare services in Central New York. As the fourth largest healthcare provider and the sixth largest employer in the region, the 2,500 exceptional people at Loretto’s 19 locations deliver extraordinary care to close to 10,000 people of all ages, income levels, and care needs in Onondaga and Cayuga counties each year. From adult day programs and short-term rehabilitation, to the home-like settings in its assisted living communities and skilled nursing facilities, Loretto is actively investing in its employees, in medical research, and in new technologies to improve care in our community, Making Every Day Extraordinary. Loretto: exceptional people. Extraordinary care.

 

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