Two South Abington Twp. residents ‘on the move’ in Allied Services Integrated Health System

For Abington Journal | September 13th, 2016 10:40 am

SCRANTON — Two Abington area residents were recently recognized by Allied Services Integrated Health System.

• The organization congratulates Jennifer Mitchell, MS, OTR/L, CBIS on becoming a Certified Brain Injury Specialist. Mitchell works in the occupational therapy department at Allied Rehab Hospital in Scranton and joined Allied Services in 2006. She graduated from Misericordia University with a Masters in Occupational Therapy, a Bachelor in Psychology, and Minor in Geriatrics. She holds a certification in LSVT Big and Loud Therapy, a therapy approach developed for individuals with Parkinson’s disease and other neurological disorders.

A Tunkhannock native, Mitchell now lives in South Abington Township with her husband, Chris, and their son, Connor.

• Terry Macknosky was recently named Staff Development Coordinator at the Skilled Nursing and Rehab Center in Scranton. She brings experience as a LPN, RN and Clinical Instructor to her role at Allied Services.

Macknosky graduated from the University of Scranton with a Bachelor in Nursing Science and later earned a Masters in Nursing Education at Wilkes University. In 2016, she completed the Pennsylvania Department of Education’s Train the Educator Program. She is currently pursuing a Masters in Nursing Education at Wilkes University. Macknosky is a Certified Nurse Aide Training and Competency Evaluation Program Educator (NATCEP), and holds certifications in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Basic Life Support (BLS), and Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing (WOCN).

She enjoys volunteering her time for various causes and previously volunteered with the United Way of Lackawanna County and the American Heart Association. She lives in South Abington Township with her husband and five children.

Macknosky Submitted photos
Mitchell Submitted photos

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Information provided by Allied Services Integrated Health System.