Meet the Staff - Upstate Triage and Transfer Center
The diverse background of the staff ensures that the Upstate Connect Nurses have the ability to offer a comprehensive phone triage service. The nationally approved computer algorithms and the medical direction complete this impressive department.
Nancy Aureli: Five years experience as a nurse in inpatient oncology. Five years as a health and safety officer at a private consulting firm.
Dennis Bullard: 23 years nursing experience in both acute and long-term care for adults and pediatrics. National certifications as a Case Manager (CCM) and a Telephonic Nurse Triage.
Gail Buswell: 35 years nursing experience in medical- surgical nursing, coronary care, maternity, psych, neurosurgery, home healthcare and correctional facility nursing.
Patty Bowen: 23 years nursing experience in medical-surgical nursing, homecare, case management and community nursing.
Sabina Croft: 22 years of nursing experience in critical care and telephone triage.
Jennifer Frank: 19 years nursing experience in pediatrics, neonatal ICU, home care and community nursing.
Penny Lincoln: 20 years nursing experience in medical-surgical nursing, home care, case management and telephone triage.
Marilyn McNurney: 23+ years nursing experience including neonatal and pediatric critical care and telephone triage.
Marsha Phillips: 37 years of nursing experience including med/surg, ortho, OR, management, home infusion and home care.
Patricia Smith: 30 years of nursing experience including cardiac care, community health nursing, utilization management, school nursing and Upstate Poison Center.
Cheryl Stapleton: 22 years nursing experience in urgent care, patient triage and telephone triage.
Barb Webster: 30 years nursing experience in obstetrics, neonatal ICU, urgent care.