Trustee Minutes of April, 2021
Board Meeting Minutes
Mt. Grant General Hospital
Thursday, April 28, 2021
Present: Jona Roberts, Business Office Manager; Sandrae Lehman, CFO; Hugh Qualls, Administrator; Hunter Bolanos, HR Assistant; Tamiya Ferguson, Acute DON; Nancy Rutherford, Co-Chairperson; Karen Womack, Member; Paula Viani-Reed, Member; Dr. Dofeliz, Chief of Staff
— Call to Order
The meeting of the Mt. Grant General Hospital Board of Trustees was called to order at 11:39 a.m. by Chairperson Richard Schumann.
— General Public Comments
— Approval of minutes
The minutes from the Thursday, March 25th, 2021, minutes were approved with a motion by Nancy Rutherford seconded by KarenWomack. Motion carries.
— March 2021 Financial Report – Sandrae Lehman, CFO
Copy of the March 2021 Financial Statements is attached to original minutes. Revenue v. Budget explained for the month of March. Sandrae explained the amount of our remaining COVID-19 Relief Funds and what the funds have contributed to so far. Addition relief acts are in process for approval, no application available for these funds is available yet. We will continue to monitor and apply for addition relief funds. A motion to approve the March 2021 Financial Statement was made by Nancy Rutherford and seconded by Paula Reed. Motion carries.
— Committee Reports
- Trustee of the Month – Michelle Dow.
- Emergency Department – Tamiya Ferguson. Copy attached to original minutes. Emergency room visits were down in the month of March. All other items remain steady.
- Pharmacy –Tamiya Ferguson. Copy attached to original minutes. Hospital pharmacy inspection was passed with no issues.
- Patient Safety – Tamiya Ferguson. Copy attached to original minutes. Glove supplies continue to be a struggle and we have to purchase items at a higher cost. COVID-19 Measure and Changes explained.
- Quality – No report.
- Administrator — Hugh Qualls. Copy attached to original minutes.
- COVID-19 Vaccination report
- Rural Physicians Group
- MGGH & SNF Visiting
- Hospital Week
— Review, discussion and appropriate action on recommendation from the Medical Staff to grant privileges to Stephen Loos, MD, Consulting Radiology; and Kinsey Pillsbury, MD, Consulting Radiology; Rajesh Vaid, MD, Consulting Radiology; Danny Villalobos,PA-C, initial Emergency and Hospitalist; Robert Aten, PA-C, initial Emergency and Hospitalist; Lindsay Allen, PA-C, initial Emergency and Hospitalist; Ryan P Hodnick, DO, initial Emergency and Hospitalist
A motion to approve privileges for roster was made by Michelle Dow and seconded by Karen Womack. Motion carries.
— Review, discussion and appropriate action on the proxy privileging for Telemedicine Roster for Physicians
Copy attached to original minutes. A motion to approve Roster of Physicians was made by Michelle Dow and seconded by Nancy Rutherford. Motion carries.
— Review, Discussion and appropriate action on re-employment of a retired Lab Manager Pursuit to NRS 286.523, critical need positions of Lab Manager/MT/CLS who meets the requirements to obtain a Nevada General Laboratory Supervisor License – Jonalee Roberts
Jonalee Roberts reviewed the need to establish the Lab Manager/MT/CLS position as a critical need position. This position continues to be difficult to fill due to the State of Nevada’s requirement for the hospital to have personnel with a General Supervisor’s License on duty at all times and lack of qualified applicants due to the national shortage of MTs.
A motion to approve the critical need position with re-employment of retired lab manager was made by Nancy Rutherford and seconded by Michelle Dow. Motion carries.
— General Public Comments
Meeting was adjourned at 1:15 pm with a motion by Michelle Dow and seconded by Nancy Rutherford. Motion carries.