VHCC makes staff awards

Staff report

VERSAILLES — Versailles Health Care Center, a skilled nursing and rehabilitation center, recently presented 2015 staff awards.

For perfect attendance in 2015: Jeri Camacho, Lynn Eschbach, Pat Hittle, Margie Unrast, Lucinda Ledbetter, Alma May, Therese Pohlman, Angie Kaiser, Jackie McEldowney and Larry Pierron.

Customer Service Awards were awarded to employees who were personally mentioned on patient- and resident-satisfaction surveys. They were Kim Berry, Christina Louk, Stacy Grisez, Amanda Dreer, Mary Ann Ford, Jeri Camacho, Chris Huber, Angel Ingle, Lynn Eschbach, Amber Bey, Tami Stover, Samantha Keiser, Anna Taylor, Mary Rahm, Deb Stebbins, Cindy Bowers, Denise Bergman, Stephanie Goubeaux, Renae Borchers, Stephen Winner, Phil Gessner, Jennifer Everman, Gina Boerger, Beth Bell, Jackie McEldowney, Larry Pierron, Deanna Jones and Susan Browder. Individual Customer Service Award recipients were Angel Ingle, Bronze Customer Service Award; Amanda Dreer, Silver Customer Service Award; and Stacy Grisez, Gold Customer Service Award.

Pinnacle Customer Service Awards for “Best in Class” for 2015: admissions process, laundry and professional therapy services. The Department Turnaround Award went to dining services. Tami Stover was the winner of the Pursuit of Excellence-Individual Advancement Award. Rookie of the Year went to housekeeper Lisa Jolly.

The QAPI Charter of the Year Award went to the Employee Satisfaction Charter chaired by Amber Whittaker. Jean Kephart was the Department Head of the Year Award winner. Nurse of the Year went to Samantha Keiser and STNA of the Year went to Kim Knick. The following employees were awarded the Employee of the Year by their respective departments: Melissa Griffin, Abigail Wilburn, Denise Bergman and Jackie McEldowney.

The Donna Varner “Heart of an Angel” Award was presented to STNA Zonell Reichert. Donna Varner was an STNA from 1986 until her death in 2014. To keep Varner’s spirit alive at VHCC, the Donna Varner “Heart of an Angel” Award was created to recognize someone with Varner’s relentless compassion to the residents and ongoing dedication to the vision, mission and values of VHCC. Reichert is the first recipient of the award.

Staff report