Sharon Regional Medical Center Announces Free Hiring Events and Health Education and Wellness Programs During the Month of June

Sharon Regional Medical Center announces the schedule for June community-based free health and wellness programs to provide prevention and education on important health related topics. All events are free and open to the public.

Healthy Living Series: Health, Education and Wellness programs in the Greenville area
Sharon Regional Medical Center and Thiel College present the following community education programs:

Hernia Education and Screening Event
Tuesday June 18 from 6 – 7 PM
Join Dr. Randy Hofius, general surgeon, will be offering a hernia awareness seminar to discuss hernias and hernia treatment.  A free hernia screening will be available following the presentation.  Learn more about the new options available at Sharon Regional including minimally-invasive robotic surgery.
Call to register at 724-974-9634.

Know the Facts About Breast Cancer
Tuesday, June 25 from 6 – 7 PM
Join Dr. Maryann Payne, breast surgeon, who will be discussing the latest facts about causes, risk factors, prevention and treatment of breast cancer.  
Call to register at 724-974-9634.
Both programs will be held at the Howard Miller Student Center in the Sawhill Georgian Room on the Thiel College campus located at 75 College Avenue in Greenville.  Light refreshments will be served.

Hernia Screening Event
Have you ever wondered what causes hernias, or if you might have one?  Do you sometimes have a heavy feeling in your abdomen when you bend, or pain when you lift something heavy?  Then, plan to attend a free hernia screening event on Monday, June 24 from 2 – 4 PM when Dr. Randy Hofius, a member of the medical staff at Sharon Regional Medical Center, will be offering free screenings at his new office location at 143 Enclave Drive in New Castle.  Also, learn more about the new surgical options available at Sharon Regional including minimally-invasive robotic surgery. To register for the free screening event, call 1-800-974-9634.

RN & LPN Hiring Events:
Join Our Growing Team!  Sharon Regional will be hosting two RN and LPN Career Events
scheduled on Monday, June 17 from 4 – 7 p.m. and on Wednesday, June 19 from 10 a – 2 p.m.  at the Sharon Regional Diagnostic & Imaging Center located at 2435 Garden Way in Hermitage.  The events are geared for hiring both registered nurses and licensed practical nurses for a variety of departments across the Sharon Regional system  including; Behavioral Health, Transitional Care, Emergency Care Center, Medical/Surgical , and ICU/CCU units.  For more information, contact 724-983-5536.

Childbirth Education Series
Let Sharon Regional help you prepare for your new baby.  Sign up now for a 5-week session that 
will cover the birthing process, breathing and relaxation techniques, role of your support person, and the cesarean birth experience.  Tours of the Women’s Center at Sharon Regional will also be available.  

Now taking registrations for the next session scheduled for: July 11, 18, 25, and August 1, 8 at the Sharon Regional Diagnostic & Imaging Center located at 2435 Garden Way in Hermitage.  Cost is $25.00 for the 5-week series.  Call 724-983-5932 to register.

Healthy Steps Walking Program: 
Sharon Regional Medical Center and the American Heart Association have partnered on a free community-based walking program 
Get moving and walk with experts who are available to answer fitness and health questions along the way. The walking program is available in 3 convenient locations.
•    Tuesday, June 18 from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. located at Thiel College track in Greenville (across from the college)
•    Wednesday, June 19  from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. located at Pearson Park walking trail, New Castle
•    Tuesday, June 25 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. located at Buhl Park fitness trail in Hermitage
Signage will be visible in each location with directions to each walk. For more information call 724-983-7324. 

When Diet and Exercise Aren’t Enough – Free informational seminar
Featuring Sharon Regional’s Sheetal Nijhawan, M.D., Fellowship trained, Bariatric Surgeon 
Attend a free educational session to learn more about the Bariatric Surgery Program at Sharon Regional, led by board certified bariatric surgeon Sheetal Nijhawan, M.D. Sessions include information on obesity, a review of surgical weight loss options including benefits and risks, Body Mass Index, along with other information to assist participants in making an informed decision about surgical weight loss treatments.  The seminars are scheduled at 3 convenient locations in June and July, including: 
o    Wednesday, July 3 at 11:30 .am. and 6:00 p.m. located at Steward Surgical Specialists located at 2425 Garden Way, Hermitage, PA 16148
o    Thursday, July  11 at 2:00 p.m. located at Steward Specialty Care Neshannock located at 143 Enclave Drive, New Castle, PA 16105
o    Tuesday, June 18 and July 16 at 5:30 p.m. located at Sharon Regional Hubbard Diagnostic & Specialty Center located at 880 W Liberty Street, Hubbard, OH 44502

For more information visit Register by calling 724-981-4561. 

Sharon Regional Health Watch
Tune in to Sharon Regional’s “Health Watch” Health Education Hour on 790 AM WPIC Radio on the last Tuesday of each month.  Listen to area physicians discuss health topics that affect you and your family.  Join Sharon Regional on Tuesday, June 25th at 6:00 p.m. on 790 AM WPIC Radio for Health Watch.
For more information about Sharon Regional’s programs or services, call marketing at 724-983-7474 or visit

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