Trustee Minutes for February, 2021
Board Meeting Minutes
Mt. Grant General Hospital
Thursday, February 25, 2021
Present: Jona Roberts, Business Office Manager; Sandrae Lehman, CFO; Hugh Qualls, Administrator; Hunter Bolanos, HR Assistant; Tamiya Ferguson, Acute DON; Carol Lemieux, Safety Officer; Noretta Chan, Risk Manager QA/UR; Nancy Rutherford, Co-Chairperson; Karen Womack, Member; Dr. Dofeliz, Chief of Staff; Richard Schumann, Chairperson
—Call to Order
The meeting of the Mt. Grant General Hospital Board of Trustees was called to order at 11:40 a.m. by Chairperson Richard Schumann.
—General Public Comments
Noretta Chan, email received. Jonalee Roberts addressed this by saying that the complaint is under investigation and does not meet the level of board action at this time. Jona reminded Board of Trustees that personnel issues must be discussed in Executive Session and not in open meeting. Executive sessions must be requested in advance to be put on the agenda. Board requested that they be notified when the process is concluded.
—Approval of minutes
The minutes from the Thursday, January 28, 2021, minutes were approved with a motion by Karen Womack seconded by Nancy Rutherford. Motion carries.
—January 2021 Financial Report – Sandrae Lehman, CFO
Copy of the January 2021 Financial Statements is attached to original minutes. Month of January shows not much change in cash. Reserved cash for CT Machine project was explained. Provider relief funds of $52k were claimed. A motion was made by Michelle Dow and seconded by Karen Womack to approve the January 2021 Financial Statements. Motion Carries.
—Trustee of the Month – Paula Viani
Paula Viani reported she had recommended the nursing home to a family. Paula and Michelle Dow had positive comments about their experiences with family members in the nursing home.
Tamiya Ferguson. Increase in ER Volume for January 2021. Increase in Transfer and decrease of admissions. Copy attached to original minutes.
Tamiya Ferguson. Chris Shea, Pharmacist is pausing visits on site due to COVID-19. Pharmacy inspection is scheduled for March 2021. Copy attached to original minutes.
Tamiya Ferguson. Supplies, COVID-19 testing, and vaccinations discussed. Copy attached to original minutes.
Carol Lemieux. Copy attached to original minutes. Carol will present Infection Control Training plan to board next meeting as an action item.
—Administrator – Hugh Qualls.
Copy attached to original minutes.
- COVID-19 Vaccination Report
- Weekly staff testing
- Rural Physician Group
- ER/Hospitalist: good start
- Clinic Reorganization: More Changes coming
- New Business office progress
- Nursing: RNs, CNAs
- SOC Agreement
—Review, discussion and appropriate action on recommendation from the Medical Staff to grant privileges to Adam Corman, MD initial Emergency Medicine; Jessica Gordon, DO, initial Emergency Medicine; Madelynn Waychoff, PA-C, initial Emergency Medicine; John Quigley, PA-C initial Emergency Medicine
A motion to approve privileges for roster was made by Michelle Womack and seconded by Paula Reed. Motion carries.
—Trusty Comment/Future Agenda Items
Carol’s Infection Control Action Plan.
—General Public Comments
Meeting was adjourned at 1:07pm with a motion by Nancy Rutherford and seconded by Paula Reed. Motion carries.