Davies Appointed Vice President of Corporate Compliance
Melanie Davies has been appointed vice president of corporate compliance for WVU Healthcare, effective immediately. Davies has been with UHA for 23 years, most recently serving as UHA’s corporate compliance officer.
“I am confident that Mel will do a great job in coordinating the WVU Healthcare compliance programs,” said WVUH President and CEO Bruce McClymonds.
In her new role, Davies is responsible for the corporate compliance programs for UHA and WVUH, including the development, implementation and monitoring of compliance policies and procedures, and the monitoring of adherence to the guidelines set forth in each organization's program.
Her primary role is to promote awareness and understanding of positive ethical principals consistent with WVU Healthcare’s mission and values, and to help the organizations achieve effective corporate compliance.
O'Neil to Serve as Vice President and General Counsel
Bob O'Neil has been named vice president and general counsel of WVU Healthcare and the West Virginia United Health System.
O’Neil brings more than 30 years of health law experience to his new role. Most recently, O’Neil directed the healthcare practice at Dinsmore & Shohl in Charleston, where he represented health systems, hospitals, nursing homes, home health agencies, hospices, physicians and other healthcare providers throughout the state. He has represented both WVUH and the System over the course of the last 20 years.
“Bob will be a very effective representative and leader for both WVU Healthcare and the System,” said WVUH President and CEO Bruce McClymonds.
O’Neil will join WVU Healthcare and the System beginning in late August.
Waugh, Wilson Named Managers in Environmental Services
Amy Waugh and Kamau Wilson have joined the Environmental Services Department as managers. Waugh will oversee departmental operations during the day shift, while Wilson will supervise the afternoon and night shifts.
Previously serving as supervisor in Patient Access for the last two years, Waugh brings a diverse background to her new role in Environmental Services.
Wilson has more than 10 years of experience in housekeeping management, most recently as an environmental services supervisor at Mercy Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pa.
Prokopchuk Adds Volunteer Services to Responsibilities
Jena Prokopchuk has been named director of Volunteer Services for WVU Healthcare. In addition to her new role, Prokopchuk will continue to serve as director of the Rosenbaum Family House.
Prokopchuk brings 20 years of non-profit organization and volunteer management experience to her new role with Volunteer Services, where she will oversee volunteer recruitment, and volunteer programs and activities.
“Jena has been a tremendous asset to the Rosenbaum Family House and the hospital, and I am excited that she has agreed to assume these new responsibilities,” said Charlotte Bennett, vice president of human resources.
Prior to joining WVU Healthcare in 2009, Prokopchuk served as the executive director of the United Way of Monongalia and Preston Counties for 18 years.
Teri Batis, who served as director of Volunteer Services since 2006, has taken a development role with Family House.
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