Lock Haven Hospital recently announced the addition of registered nurses Mary Wieland, as risk manager, and Yolanda Lewis, as infection control nurse in the hospital's quality department.
Prior to joining Lock Haven Hospital, Wieland served as a case manager for Horizons Hospice in Harrisburg. Her experience includes director of quality assurance and patient safety officer at Memorial Hospital-York in York and manager at Greenbriar Medical Center in York.
Wieland received a bachelor of science in nursing from Wagner College, Staten Island, N.Y., and spent nine years as the assistant director of risk management and a nurse manager at the Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, N.Y.
Yolanda Lewis, left, is the new infection control nurse, while Mary Wieland is the new risk manager at Lock Haven Hospital. Both are registered nurses.
Lewis brings 14 years of experience in medical and clinical infectious disease and seven years of program management experience and spent three years working as a public health adviser in overseas settings. Her experience includes stints with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute of Health, the Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine, and Johns Hopkins Hospital.
She received master and bachelor degrees in nursing from the College of Staten Island, City University of New York.
"Quality and patient safety are front and center in our day to day focus and the addition of Mary and Yolanda will help us continue improve our processes," said John Zidansek, CEO of Lock Haven Hospital. "They bring extensive, broad-based experiences to their positions and we are excited to tap into their skills to continue our evolution."