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John A. Jurczyk, FACHE, Named Senior Vice President of Covenant Health and President of St. Joseph Hospital


08.13.2018

Veteran Healthcare Executive to Assume Role on August 13, 2018

John JurczykTEWKSBURY, MA – August 13, 2018 – Following an extensive nationwide search, Covenant Health announced today the appointment of John A. Jurczyk, FACHE, as Senior Vice President of Covenant Health and President of St. Joseph Hospital, effective August 13.

“St. Joseph Hospital has been a vibrant and active part of the Nashua community for the past 110 years, and we are confident John brings both the heart and expertise needed to transform and strengthen the hospital for generations to come,” said David Lincoln, President and CEO of Covenant Health. “John is passionate about our Catholic mission, and his 30-plus years of experience will be invaluable in helping St. Joseph Hospital navigate today’s rapidly changing healthcare landscape.”

Chosen for his strong background in not-for-profit and faith-based healthcare, Mr. Jurczyk most recently served as President of Good Samaritan Medical Center, a Steward Family Hospital in Brockton, MA. There, he led the hospital to achieve designation by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health as the first and only Level III Trauma Center in Massachusetts EMS Region V. At the same time, the hospital achieved one of the highest operating margins in the Commonwealth.

Mr. Jurczyk took a unique path to leadership, having worked his way from being a pharmacist to the C-Suite at Good Samaritan Medical Center, an acute care Catholic hospital with 267 licensed beds. He has also served in hospital management capacities at several other hospitals throughout New England, and he has passion for and experience in advancing the culture and mission of non-profit, faith-based healthcare. In total, Mr. Jurczyk has dedicated over half of his career to Catholic healthcare.

“St. Joseph Hospital has a wonderful legacy in the Nashua community, and I’m delighted to have the opportunity to work alongside and collaborate with a dedicated Board, a talented Medical Staff and a committed team of employees and volunteers,” said Jurczyk. “My focus is simple - I want to advance St. Joseph Hospital’s mission by ensuring we’re the community’s preferred provider for compassionate care, and I want St. Joseph Hospital to be known as the workplace of choice in Nashua and the region.”

Mr. Jurczyk holds a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from the University of Connecticut and a Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Management from Bryant University. He completed his residency in Pharmacy Practice at Rhode Island Hospital. Mr. Jurczyk became a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives in 2012 and recently obtained Professional Director certification by the American College of Corporate Directors. Lastly, he serves on the Board of Trustees for Trinity Catholic Academy – an elementary school for urban youth in Brockton, MA.


About St. Joseph Hospital
St. Joseph Hospital, a member of Covenant Health, is a 208-bed acute care community hospital located in Nashua, New Hampshire. The main campus features the latest diagnostic and treatment technologies and is supported by a network of primary care providers and specialists focused on delivering personalized medicine. Our hospital is DNV-GL accredited and its extensive services include 24-hour emergency care and a certified stroke program, as well as a Cardiovascular & Diabetes Center, Breast Care Center, Cancer Center and Childbirth Center. To learn more about us, please visit www.stjosephhospital.com.

About Covenant Health
Covenant Health is an innovative, Catholic regional health delivery network and a leader in values-based, not-for-profit health and elder care. Covenant consists of hospitals, skilled nursing and rehabilitation centers, assisted living residences, and community-based health and elder care organizations throughout New England. It is committed to the health of the individuals and communities it serves and strives to offer a continuum of high quality care. Please visit covenanthealth.net to view a list of associated locations.



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