Newton library offers free career advice for job seekers
Career Management Expert Miriam Salpeter will present “Market Yourself: Conversations to Attract Potential Employers in Any Situation” at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Newton Public Library, 720 N. Oak. Learn to successfully communicate your skills and employ networking and social media to increase your contacts and job prospects. Attendees will gain insight on when and how to follow up, making a great impression on the phone, and more. This presentation is free and requires no registration.
Broadway Colonial Funeral Home celebrates a century of service
This past May at the state convention of the Kansas Funeral Directors Association, Broadway Colonial Funeral Home of Newton was honored for having served the families of Newton and the surrounding area for 100 years. Since its beginning in 1912, the funeral home has seen many changes take place within the industry, and they have continued to provide the families they serve with the utmost care and compassion, a news release said. Through the years, Broadway Colonial has been honored by the National Funeral Directors Association with the “Pursuit of Excellence” award to recognize the contribution given to the community by its professional staff. Broadway Colonial has roots that run deep in the community. Although in past years, the funeral home has operated under the names of Sprinker (1912-1945), Morris-Draper (1945), Draper (1946-1970), Draper-Cannon (1970-1991), where it then became Broadway Colonial Funeral Home on Dec. 3, 1991, to the present, the tradition of caring and thoughtfulness has continued, a news release stated.
Tiffany Huxman, APRN, joins Prairie View nursing staff
Prairie View has announced the addition of Tiffany Huxman, APRN, to its nursing staff. “I have previously worked at Prairie View, and feel that Prairie View has a good mission,” she said. “I have found long-lasting friendships and professional relationships at Prairie View and feel that there is truly a mutual interest in caring for others.” Huxman, a graduate of Bethel College and Wichita State University, previously served as hospital coordinator and staff RN at Prairie View from 2005 to 2009. She most recently was employed by United Methodist Youthville. She will provide services at Prairie View’s Newton office, located at 1901 E. First St., and the west Wichita office in the Reflection Ridge Office Park at 7570 W. 21st St. N., Suite 1026-D. For information, call 284-6400 or (800) 992-6292.
Lovelle Plastic Surgery adds Park City location
Lovelle Plastic Surgery of Newton recently had an open house to celebrate the addition of their Park City location. They now are also located in Newton Medical Center’s Medical Plaza of Park City. The main office is at 1715 Medical Parkway, Suite 110 in Newton. The satellite office is at 1755 E. 61st St. N. in Park City. Call 804-4700 for more information.
CT technologist from NMC attends national workshop
Jen Smith, imaging second shift CT technologist, recently was selected and attended a two-day item writing workshop at The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists headquarters in Minneapolis, Minn., on Aug. 9 and 10. The ARRT administers examinations to registry eligible radiologic technologists such as CT, MRI, radiation therapy, interventional procedures, sonography and nuclear medicine and general radiography. The workshop participants learned how the ARRT determines what content will be covered on the examinations, how the tests are developed, and how to write questions for those tests. The group also had the opportunity to write and critique items to be submitted for these tests. In the future, Smith will be writing questions for both the radiography and CT exams. She also hopes to serve on an exam committee.
Wichita medical student trains at Via Christi Clinic in Newton
Lindsay Blick, a Wichita native and a fourth-year medical student at the KU School of Medicine–Wichita, is receiving hands-on, clinical training in Newton from Ricardo Patron, M.D., at Via Christi Clinic. Blick will be in Newton through today. The KU School of Medicine-Wichita Rural Preceptorship program exposes medical students to community-based medicine in rural Kansas communities, which is the most common kind of care across the state. The program is in support of the school’s mission to educate doctors for Kansas and allows medical students an opportunity to participate in clinical medicine, procedures, hospital care, community health and the business of medicine in a rural setting. The KU School of Medicine–Wichita educates doctors for Kansas while improving the health of Kansans through research and innovation, a news release stated.