Staff

Staff Biographies

Our distinguished leadership team brings passion for exceptionalism, equity and creativity in delivering a full continuum of medical services to our patients’ homes. Representing a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences, our diverse staff contribute unique talent, and unparalleled insight.

 

maria  Maria Surace Davis, RN, BSN

  Owner/Director of Operations

Maria, company co-founder, also serves in the capacity of Director of Operations. Prior work experiences include New York University, New Port Richey, Community Medical Center, Mercy & Mid Valley hospitals. Particular practice areas at these facilities include med-surgery, intensive care and emergency trauma medicine.

 

  Charles-Bacinelli-PhD-LSW-ACSW-150x150Dr. Charles R. Bacinelli, PhD, LSW, ACSW

Manager Social Services & Development

Dr. Bacinelli holds a Masters in Social Work and a PhD in Human Development. Professional experiences during his 30+ year career includes university teaching as well as direct care and management experiences in child welfare, hospice, home health, counseling, special needs and program development. In addition to overseeing social service staff, Dr. Bacinelli chairs the Ethics Committee and assists in overall program management and development efforts. He is currently serving as President of the Lackawanna County Interagency Council and is a member of the NEPA Aging Network Alliance’s board of directors.

 

Dr. Wayne L. Weston, MDDr. Wayne L. Weston, MD

Dr. Wayne L. Weston, MD, serves as Medical Director for hospice and the physician house call program. A graduate of Villanova University, he earned a medical degree in internal medicine from the Medical College of Pennsylvania. A member of the American Board of Internal Medicine, he has served as Lackawanna County Medical Society president. Dr. Weston has 25+ years of experience in providing health care to residents of Northeast PA.

 

 Robert Martin, RN, CHPN                         

Clinical Supervisor

Robert is a graduate of the Community Medical Center School of Nursing and has nearly 20 years experience in healthcare. He has worked in the specialty areas of intensive care, trauma, long term care, home health and hospice. He is currently board certified by the National Board for Certification of Hospice and Palliative Nurses and is a member of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization.

 

charCharlene Turco

Finance Manager

Charlene is a graduate of McCann School’s accounting program. She worked for Blue Cross/Blue Shield for a number of years and as a Finance Manager from 2005 to present. Charlene joined the HHCP team in June 0f 2015.

 

 

Jack's picRev. Jack Munley

Hospice Chaplain

Rev. Munley, an ordained Minister, holds a Bachelor of Education from Marywood University & is a member of the National Christian Counselor’s Association. He has served as Associate Pastor of Community Worship Bible Church & is author of the book  ‘The Church in America is Dying…But is All Hope Lost?’  He volunteers as a Chaplain for the Keystone Rescue Mission and is Lead Pastor and founder of the Rescue & Restore church, Olyphant, PA.

 

  Carly Lapiers, MSW, LSW

Medical Social Worker/Bereavement Coordinator

Carly holds a Bachelor of Social Work degree from College Misericordia and a Master’s degree from Marywood University’s School of Social Work.  A PA Licensed Social Worker, work experiences include hospice, home health and nursing home. Carly is a strong advocate for our patients and their family members!

 

taraTara O’Neill, BSW

Medical Social Worker/Volunteer Coordinator

Tara holds a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work from Marywood University where she was a member of Alpha Delta Mu, the National Social Work Honor Society. Prior to joining our team, Tara served as a Medical Social Worker at Marian Community Hospital. Additionally, she once served as the Director of Social Work at an area nursing facility.

 

allyAllyson Bilinsky

Billing Manager

Allyson is a graduate of Lakeland Junior – Senior HS and holds an Associates degree as a Medical Assistant Technician from Allied Medical & Technical Institute. She has been with HHCP, Inc. since 2011.

 

 

nursingHome Health Nurses

Front row, left to right: Nancy Piccini, Carol Verkitus, Crystal Fortuner

Second row: Lynn Mitchell, Dawn Klinges, Kathy Fagan, Paul Wetzel, Ann Howell, Joan Stedenfeld

 

 

 

Therapies

Seated, left to right: Julie Wolpert, PT & Alice Tonkin, PT

Standing: Shannon Crambo, DPT. Leo Wolfsberger, MPT & Aubrie Wolfsberger,MOT, OTR/C