Published April 29. 2022 11:20AM
Lehigh Valley Health Network recognizes Jodi Smale as its colleague of the month for April.
Work location: LVH-Carbon
Job Title: Practice director
Department: Health Center at Carbon
Why you like your job: As the practice director of the Health Center at Carbon, I am excited to partner with my colleagues to bring new services to this area. I look forward to the collaboration and interaction with colleagues to deliver quality health care, close to home.
Challenges/proud moments of your job: I am very excited to get this new facility open and am proud to be a part of the LVH-Carbon team.
Time at this job: 1½ months
Background, Education: Employee of LVHN since 2018. I worked as a billing analyst for LVPG Hematology & Oncology-Lehighton for a little over a year, and most recently as a practice support specialist, supporting five specialties for the last two years. B.S. in Health Services Administration-East Stroudsburg University and Master of Business Education-Columbia Southern University
Family: Live in Palmerton with husband and three children. Actively involved in community events, including secretary and co-chair of the Palmerton Community Festival, President-Palmerton Swim Team, Secretary/Trustee-Faith Alive Church, Leader-Palmerton Girl Scouts.
Hobbies: I enjoy spending time with my family, watching my daughter dance and swim and watching my boys play baseball. We enjoy spending our free time in the outdoors: hiking, camping, and swimming. Devoting volunteer time to various community events and groups.