Backus Named Emergency Department Director
St. John's Episcopal Hospital recently appointed Victoria Backus, NP, as the Director of the Emergency Department. Backus is responsible for ensuring that patients are seen as quickly as possible, tests are taken promptly, physicians are notified in a timely manner, and that actions are taken swiftly whether they are for treatment, admission or discharge. Backus previously worked at PHC for more than 30 years, most recently as Director of the Emergency Department. She received a bachelor's degree in Health Administration, with a Distinguished Graduate award, from St. Joseph's College, and a master's degree in Health Administration from C.W. Post.
She received her nurse practitioner certification through a program at State University of New York at Stonybrook