New Medical Director and CNP Join Carriage Inn of Steubenville Ohio Medical Team

New Medical Director, Dr. Derek S. Powell, and Nurse Practioner April Vella-Powell, join Capital Health Care Network's Carriage Inn of Steubenville, and Carriage House medical teams.

Steubenville, Ohio. Carriage Inn of Steubenville and Carriage House Assisted Living name Dr. Derek S. Powell new Medical Director and April Vella-Powell, Nurse Practitioner


Steubenville, Ohio – August 31, 2020 – The Carriage Inn of Steubenville is proud to introduce their new Medical Director, Dr. Derek S. Powell. Dr. Powell is a native of Steubenville, OH. He obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Bethany College in 2004. He graduated from The University of Toledo College of Medicine in 2008, completing his Internal Medicine Residency at St. Elizabeth Health Center in Youngstown, Ohio in 2011. Later that year, he joined Trinity Health System, where he continues to work as a primary care physician.


Joining Dr. Powell in this endeavor is his wife and Nurse Practitioner, April Vella-Powell, APRN-CNP. April is a native of Mingo Junction, Ohio. She graduated from Trinity School of Nursing in 2003. Mrs. Vella-Powell worked at The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Wheeling Hospital, and Trinity Health System where she trained in emergency/trauma, as well as cardiac nursing. She obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from Ohio University in 2013. She then attained her Master’s Degree in Nursing at The University of Cincinnati in 2015. She currently works as a primary care nurse practitioner for Trinity Health System.


Jaime Herald, Administrator of Carriage Inn of Steubenville said, “We are pleased to have both Dr. Powell and April join our leadership team here at Carriage Inn and Carriage House. We are confident that their commitment to providing excellent health care will build upon the strong foundation already set forth by our team. Both are excellent providers and proven leaders who are dedicated to fulfilling our mission and vision by helping to allow seniors age on their own terms. We look forward to working with them to ensure our community continues to get the best care possible.”


Carriage Inn of Steubenville, a Capital Health Care Network facility boasts 120 beds, specializing in long-term care and short-term rehabilitative care, with a state-of-the-art Transitional Care Unit. They offer physical, speech and occupational therapy and employ a full-time respiratory therapist as well as a full-time wound care nurse. Carriage Inn of Steubenville was one of the first in the area to offer TeleHealth Solutions, proven to reduce hospital readmissions.


If you would like more information on any of the services Carriage Inn of Steubenville provides, please call 740-264-7161 or visit capitalhealthcarenetwork.com. Capital Health Care Network has been family-owned and operated for over thirty years, serving Ohio and West Virginia.

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