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Life Care Center of Puyallup nurse wins company’s wellness contest

Julie Soriano, unit care coordinator at Life Care Center of Puyallup

Julie Soriano, a licensed practical nurse and unit care coordinator at Life Care Center of Puyallup, Washington, is the winner of Life Care Centers of America’s 2016 wellness contest.

“It was surreal,” said Soriano. “I don’t win anything.”

Life Care sponsors an annual wellness program for associates in every skilled nursing and rehab center, its corporate offices and affiliated Century Park communities.

Dr. Flemming now on-site physician at Puyallup centers

Stan Flemming, D.O., has been a general in the U.S. Army, the first mayor of University Place, Washington, a state representative and a family medicine physician. He was even on the short list of candidates for Surgeon General in 1995.

Now Flemming is getting in on a relatively new trend in medical care: physicians working on-site in nursing homes and rehab centers.

Life Care Center of Puyallup adds on-site physician

William Elledge, M.D., recently began as an on-site physician at Life Care Center of Puyallup, Wash.

Elledge was hired as part of Life Care’s initiative to place physicians in Life Care Centers of America’s buildings in Washington. In his new position, Elledge will work with the Life Care Center of Puyallup interdisciplinary team and other attending physicians in caring for each of the facility’s patients.