East Jefferson General Hospital

East Jefferson General Hospital (EJGH) is proud to share that Janis Sita, RN, has been recognized as a Regional Faculty Exemplary Service award winner from the American Heart Association (AHA) for her dedicated work in the Center for Nursing Knowledge and Research and her efforts in the community.

The award is an annual peer-nominated accolade that recognizes the AHA’s regional faculty in all regions that go above and beyond in their service training centers and the volunteerism they do within their given region.

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East Jefferson General Hospital (EJGH) is pleased to announce its expanded investment into the Kenner community with the official opening of EJGH Kenner on Dec. 9, offering the same quality of care available at EJGH in a new, convenient location.

The medical facility will provide primary care services with convenient extended hours, offering patient appointments from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m., Monday through Friday, and 8 a.m. – noon on Saturdays. Well known EJGH Cardiologist Gary Menszer, MD, FACC will also be located at EJGH Kenner.

Peoples Health Champion Patricia Morris

Congratulations to East Jefferson General Hospital volunteer Patricia Morris who has been named a People’s Health Champion!

Morris has been a volunteer with the hospital since 2012, logging over 1,200 hours of service time primarily in the Volunteer Services office.

The Peoples Health Champions program recognizes the exceptional achievements of Louisiana residents age 65 and older. Peoples Health, in collaboration with the New Orleans Saints, celebrates seniors in the community who shatter the myth that getting older means slowing down.

Joyce Hanemann Headshot VOMJoyce Hanemann

Main Lobby Information Desk mainstay Joyce Hanemann has earned Volunteer of the Month honors for December after totaling 2,200 service hours over her 15-year stretch at East Jefferson General Hospital.

Hanemann has consistently provided excellent customer services on Fridays for the last 15 years, providing a welcoming, positive attitude just steps away from the hospital’s front door. Known for her warm demeanor, Hanemann has built a reputation of excellence when it comes to the services she provides.

Always willing to go above-and-beyond for patients and Team Members alike, we would like to thank Hanemann for her continued work in making East Jefferson General Hospital a great place to be!

Louise Pete Headshot VOMLouise Pete

26-year East Jefferson General Hospital volunteer veteran Louise Pete has been a mainstay at the hospital’s main lobby information desk, earning the representative Volunteer of the Month honors for November.

With over 6,000 volunteer hours put in, Pete serves as the warm and inviting face our visitors see when they walk in the front doors of our hospital. Upbeat, friendly, kind and dedicated are just a few of the adjectives used to describe Pete by her gratified visitors.

Pete has been an invaluable asset to East Jefferson General Hospital over her countless years of service and truly embodies what it means to be a part of the EJGH community.