February 17, 2017

Mercy Medical Center names director of inpatient services

Staff report

Janice Kucewicz

(IObserve photo/courtesy of Mercy Medical Center)

SPRINGFIELD – Janice Kucewicz has joined the nursing leadership team at Mercy Medical Center as director of inpatient services. In this role, she is responsible for the Orthopedic/Neurology, Urology, Medical/Surgical units, the Intensive Care Unit and the Intermediate Care Unit.      

Kucewicz has an extensive background of nursing leadership, most recently serving as chief nursing officer at HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital in Ludlow. She also has served as vice president of quality, process improvement and behavioral health at Baystate Wing Hospital and as executive vice president and chief of hospital operations at the former Wing Memorial Hospital in Palmer.

While at Wing, Kucewicz also served as senior vice president/chief nursing executive and vice president for nursing and behavioral health. 

Kucewicz received her registered nurse certificate from St. Vincent School of Nursing and her bachelor of science in nursing from American International College. She also holds a master’s degree in public administration in health/health care administration/management from American International College. She also is certified in risk management.