Cooper Hosts Spring Career Event for Critical Care Technicians

Spring Has Sprung and Cooper University Health Care is hosting a Spring Career Event!

(Invitation Only Event)

Exciting Career Opportunities for Critical Care Technicians!

Full-Time, Part-Time and Per Diem for ALL Shifts.

Date: Thursday, April 6, 2017

Time: 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

To apply, click here.

Job Description:

  • Assists the Registered Nurse in providing direct, indirect and non-patient care.
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Camden City Council Issues Proclamation in Recognition of Colorectal Cancer Month

 

Steven R. Peikin, MD, FACG, AGAF, Head, Division of Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases, at Cooper University Health Care attended the Camden City Council meeting on March 22, 2017, where he was presented a proclamation from the Camden City Council President Frank Moran declaring March as Colorectal Cancer Month in Camden.

Steven R. Peikin, MD, FACG, AGAF, Head, Division of Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases, at Cooper University Health Care attended the Camden City Council meeting on March 22, 2017, where he was presented a proclamation from the Camden City Council President Frank Moran declaring March as Colorectal Cancer Month in Camden.

Among cancers that affect both men and women, colorectal cancer (cancer of the colon or rectum) is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States. Read more.

Camden Students Make “Heart Hug” Pillows for Hospitalized Children at Cooper

On March 22, 2017, representatives of the Children’s Regional Hospital at Cooper visited St. Anthony of Padua School in Camden to accept a gift of handmade “heart hug” pillows to be given to hospitalized children.

Brittany Spaeth, Child Life Coordinator at Children’s Regional Hospital at Cooper, accepted the pillows from St. Anthony’s students.

Brittany Spaeth, Child Life Coordinator at Children’s Regional Hospital at Cooper, accepted the pillows from St. Anthony’s students.

 

The “Heart Hug” pillow project was initiated by Linda Burns, an art teacher at St. Read more.

Apply Today for RN PICU Jobs at Cooper

Compassionate, sensitive caregivers who enjoy working in a team-oriented environment are encouraged to apply for opportunities as a Registered Nurse in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit of Children’s Regional Hospital at Cooper.

Cooper University Health Care isn’t just another health care employer. We are a world-class organization with resources, expertise and innovation that can’t be found anywhere else in Southern New Jersey. Read more.

Cooper Outpatient Office Hours on Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Most Cooper outpatient offices are open for scheduled appointments. Cooper Urgent Care Centers in Audubon and Cherry Hill are also open regular weekday hours, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., today.

The following offices are closed due to patient cancellations and power outages:

  • Cardiology, Endocrinology and Family Medicine at Brace Road in Cherry Hill
  • Cardiology, Urology and Vascular Surgery in Woodstown
  • Dermatologic Surgery in Marlton
  • Digestive Health Institute in Willingboro
  • Family Medicine at Camden County Community College
  • Internal Medicine in Clementon
  • Internal Medicine in Collingswood
  • Orthopaedic Oncology in Camden
  • Orthopaedics in Newtown Square
  • Pediatrics in Moorestown

The following offices are closing early due to multiple patient cancellations:

  • 1935 Route 70, Cherry Hill – closing after last patient scheduled at 1 p.m.
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MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper Offers Free Colorectal Cancer Education and Screening for Uninsured Camden County Residents

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. The good news is that in the last decade there has been unprecedented progress in reducing colorectal cancer incidence and death rates in the U.S. in both men and women annually. These improvements are the result of cancer prevention and early diagnosis through screening and better treatment modalities.

“Despite this encouraging news, there is still much to do,” said Steven R. Read more.

Internal Medicine Specialist Joins Cooper’s Willingboro Office

Camille P. Green, MD

Camille P. Green, MD

Camille P. Green, MD, an internal medicine specialist, has joined Cooper University Health Care and is now seeing patients at the Cooper Internal Medicine Office at 651 JFK Boulevard in Willingboro.

Dr. Green, who received her medical degree from UMDNJ- Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Brunswick, completed her internship and residency in internal medicine at Cooper University Hospital, Camden. Read more.

American Cancer Society, MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper unite elected officials and South Jersey community leaders in the fight against colorectal cancer

                              

Leaders sign pledge for national “80% x 2018” colorectal cancer screening campaign.

Adrienne Kirby, PhD, FACHE, President and CEO at Cooper University Health Care

With a swipe of a pen, South Jersey community leaders made history today as they announced their commitment to implement changes within their individual organizations that will increase colorectal cancer screening in Camden and surrounding areas. Read more.

Be a Safe Driver – Motor Vehicle Deaths Up in 2016

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT

As more Americans are getting behind the wheel, there has also been a sharp increase in the number of fatal accidents on the road.  The National Safety Council (NSC) this week released a new report indicating that the number of fatalities due to crashes is up six percent in 2016 from the previous year. (Click here to read report.)

According to the National Safety Council, the nation lost 40,200 people in traffic crashes in 2016, the first time the annual fatality total has exceeded 40,000 since 2007. Read more.

Camden Students Donate Blankets for Pediatric Patients at Children’s Regional Hospital at Cooper University Hospital

Susan Bass Levin, president and chief executive officer of the Cooper Foundation (far right), and Brittany Spaeth, manager, Child Life Program, (second from left) accepted the blankets on behalf of Cooper.

Susan Bass Levin, president and chief executive officer of the Cooper Foundation (far right), and Brittany Spaeth, manager, Child Life Program, (second from left) accepted the blankets on behalf of Cooper.

Eighth-grade students at H.B. Wilson Family School visited Children’s Regional Hospital at Cooper to donate handcrafted blankets for pediatric patients. The students collected money and created the blankets as a community service project under the direction of class advisor Yvette Fullman-Everett class. Read more.