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Belleville-based HSHS Hospice Southern Illinois announced that Michelle Kenny has accepted the position of their Hospice and Supportive Care manager. She has been serving as the interim hospice manager since August 2018.

kenny michelleKenny leads from the HSHS Hospice office location in Belleville, assisting in the daily operations of the Hospice and Supportive Care Programs for the entire service area of 27 counties in the south-central Illinois region.

Kenny has been a nurse for 21 years with a background in medical-surgical, trauma, orthopedic and wound care. She began her post-acute care career in 2010 and joined the Home Care team in 2015 where she has served in various roles.

Kenny received her associate degree in nursing from Jewish Hospital College of Nursing and her bachelor’s degree in nursing from Chamberlain College of Nursing.

HSHS Home Care and Hospice Southern Illinois, under the auspices of HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital in Effingham, is part of the Southern Illinois Division of Hospital Sisters Health System, which also includes HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital in Breese, HSHS Holy Family Hospital in Greenville, and HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital in Highland.