Physician/Provider Orientation


As a new member of the medical staff at South County Health, we want you to feel welcome. Orientation is an opportunity for you to meet key figures, learn about South County Health's system and processes, and become better acquainted with your new colleagues. This orientation, which meets Joint Commission's requirements, will provide you with a brief overview of South County Health, which includes South County Hospital, South County Medical Group, South County Home Health, and South County Surgical Supply. You will learn about:

  • East Greenwich/Westerly Medical & Wellness Centers
  • South County Health Organizational Chart
  • Medical Staff Officers and Chiefs
  • Parking Plan - Map & Policy
  • Leadership Team
  • Services Overview
  • Medical Staff Support – Medical Staff Secretary
  • Regulatory Policy – Elaine Desmarais, RN, CPHQ, AVP Quality & Regulatory Compliance
  • Infection Prevention & Safety – Lee Ann Quinn, BS,RN,CIC, Director, IP&C & Safety
  • Risk Management – Lisa Munkelwitz, MS, Risk Manager
  • Surgical Overview – Karen Velleco, RN, Director of Surgical Services
  • Clinical Documentation Specialist – Sue Dubuc
  • CPOE – Mary Regan, MIS Analyst
  • Case Management – Lynne Driscoll, Director of Case Management Services
  • Dictation Setup – Terri Nelle, Team Leader, Health Information Management
  • Photo, Badge & Access, Meditech, Remote Access, LifePoint
  • Downtime for Joint Commission, View-Only EMR snapshot

For employed providers of the South County Medical Group the practice manager will provide info on and access to:

  • Email
  • Pager
  • Lab Coat
  • Mailbox
  • Courier Service
  • Coverage Group

For questions about orientation or the medical staff, please contact Michelle Bailey, physician liaison, at 401-788-1398.