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People news: Loretto appoints directors of nursing

By Journal Staff


SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Loretto announced it has recently promoted Meredith Boss to director of nursing at Loretto Health & Rehabilitation and hired Shelley Schlie as director of nursing at The Nottingham RHCF.

Meredith Boss
Meredith Boss

Boss was previously assistant director of nursing for short-term rehabilitation. She was an integral part of the planning and opening of Loretto’s Restorative Care Unit and is continuing to work to bring new innovations and technology to expand the quality of care at Loretto, the organization said in a news release.

Boss holds an applied science degree of nursing from the Crouse Hospital College of Nursing and a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Keuka College. She expects to complete her master’s degree in nursing and become an advanced practice family nurse practitioner in June 2020.

Shelley Schlie
Shelley Schlie

Schlie previously was director of nursing for an unnamed assisted living facility in Manlius, according to the release. 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 an unnamed local long-term care facility.

Schlie holds an applied science degree of nursing from St. Joseph’s College of Nursing and a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Le Moyne College.

Loretto says it is the fourth largest health-care provider and sixth largest employer in the Central New York region. It employs 2,500 people at 19 locations, delivering care to nearly 10,000 people.

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