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Oishei Kids's Hospital president Allegra Jaros accepts job at Florida hospital – WGRZ.com

She’s been president of Oishei since Might 2014.

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Oishei Kids’s Hospital is on the lookout for a brand new chief after present president Allegra Jaros accepted a brand new job in Florida.

Jaros has been named president of Wolfson Children’s Hospital and Kids’s Well being Community in Florida. She’s been president of Oishei since Might 2014. She beforehand served because the hospital’s vp and COO for eight years.

“Whereas it’s a loss for us, it’s a nice profession alternative for Allegra,” mentioned Don Boyd, president and CEO of Kaleida Well being. “It’s no shock that this nationwide alternative attracted her and that she was a powerful candidate given her success right here through the years. She has the chance to go to a bigger market and bigger well being system and make the most of her 25 years of service right here at Kaleida Well being. To not point out, the transfer may also permit her to be nearer to household in Florida.” 

Wolfson Kids’s Hospital and Kids’s Well being Community is a freestanding kids’s hospital and a part of Baptist Well being. It has 284 pediatric beds, together with 64 Degree IV NICU beds plus one other two Degree II satellite tv for pc NICU beds, 5 satellite tv for pc emergency departments, seven rehab websites and 5 imaging websites in north Florida/southern Georgia.

“I’m pleased with the work, the service and the accomplishments that we now have achieved collectively throughout my time right here with Kids’s Hospital and Kaleida Well being,” mentioned Jaros. “Buffalo will all the time be house. I’m so grateful for the group of people that have supported and helped me serve our neighborhood, and I’m pleased with every member of the Oishei Kids’s Hospital group for the devoted affected person and family-focused care they supply. I’ve nice confidence in our group that’s effectively ready to additional advance the well being and wellbeing of our communities’ moms and youngsters.”

Jaros will stay in her present position at Oishei till the top of the yr to assist plan the transition.

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