Phoebe Ministries Announces Staff Change

Wernersville, PA – Phoebe Ministries is pleased to announce the following change in staffing:Debra Gogno

Debra Brophy Gogno, ARRT, MHA, NHA, was recently appointed Administrator of Phoebe Berks Health Care Center. Gogno is responsible for the overall operations of the 94 bed skilled nursing center, including the short term rehabilitation, memory support and long term care service lines. Gogno oversees all departments, fiscal management, strategic goal setting, human resources and staffing, materials management, quality of care, marketing, policy and procedure development and enforcement, new program development and customer service.

Previously, Gogno was administrator of HCR-ManorCare Health Services and was responsible for the leadership of a 227 bed skilled nursing facility in Bethlehem. Prior to that, she served as the Director of Patient Relations at the Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center in Pottsville.

A resident of Pottsville, Gogno graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Health Science and a Master’s in Healthcare Administration from the University of Saint Francis, Joliet, IL. She is a licensed nursing home administrator and a Registered Radiologist Technologist.

Phoebe Ministries is a non-profit, multi-facility organization specializing in healthcare, housing, and support services for seniors. Founded in 1903 and affiliated with the United Church of Christ, Phoebe Ministries offers a full continuum of care to suit the diverse needs of senior adults. Located in seven Pennsylvania counties and serving thousands of seniors annually, Phoebe features four continuing care retirement communities, eight affordable housing facilities, and two pharmacies. For over a century Phoebe’s tradition of excellence and passion for caring have made us the leader in care for senior adults and their family members.