Lewis to head MDNA

MOUNT DESERT — Heather Lewis has been named the Executive Director of Mount Desert Nursing Association (MDNA).

Heather has been with MDNA for over three years in the capacity of Operations Manager and was instrumental in the agency gaining Medicare-certification and accreditation from CHAP (Community Health Accreditation Program) in December 2017.

Lewis came to MDNA from MDI Hospital, where she was the Practice Manager for the Community Health Center for more than 5 years. She will be responsible for overall operations, the entire staff of nurses, physical and occupational therapists, CNAs, and administrative staff. An interim clinical director has been hired until a full-time clinical director is appointed.

Meanwhile, MDNA continues to serve the MDI community with a full breadth of home health care services.

MDNA serves the entire island as well as Swans and the Cranberry Islands. The organization accepts most insurance, including Medicare and Medicaid, as well as private payment for care not covered by insurance. Contact 276-5184.

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