OISI Staff Spotlight- Amanda Welch, Scheduling Supervisor

Posted January 15, 2021

1. How long have you been with OISI and what do you do here/ title?

I have worked at OISI for 17 years. I am the scheduling supervisor.

2. Favorite part of your job?

I love my OISI family and love helping patients.

3. Tell us something that might surprise us about you.

I married my high school sweetheart.

4. Favorite thing to do in Southern IL?

Watching Benton Ranger football, basketball, and dance.

5. If you could learn to do anything, what would it be?

I would learn construction, so I could add on to my house. (struggling to find a dependable contractor)

6. What are 3 words you’d use to describe OISI?

Caring, busy, and family.

7. If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you’d do?

Take care of my family and travel.

8. What do you do in your free time?

I enjoy spending time with family and friends. I also enjoy crafting with my Cricut machine and making wreaths. I love helping with the youth at my church.


COVID-19 Precautions

We at Orthopaedic Institute of Southern Illinois are committed to continuing to provide the highest quality and safest orthopaedic care to the people of Southern Illinois.

In the interest of protecting our patients and employees, we have instituted the following procedures:

In following the CDC guidelines, while inside our facilities, all employees, patients, and visitors over the age of 2 will be required to wear a mask at all times when not actively eating or drinking.

With the exception of a single parent accompanying a minor or a designated caregiver accompanying an impaired adult, we will limiting the number of visitors accompanying patients to ensure safe social distancing wtihin our facilities. .

At this time, we will continue to provide full physician services in the office as well as physical and occupational therapy, imaging, pain management, and walkin clinic services for your immediate, acute orthopaedic needs.

We are working closely with our hospital partners for the continued provision of urgent and emergent orthopaedic care.

Please remember to stay calm, stay smart, and if you are feeling ill, stay home.

Thank you,
The Physicians and Staff of Orthopaedic Institute of Southern Illinois.