Five Employees Receive Special Awards During Methodist Hospitals’ 2017 Employee Service Awards Banquet
Methodist Hospitals has a tradition of honoring its employees by holding an annual service awards banquet to recognize employees for their years of service in 5 year increments ranging from 5 to 40 years. This year 290 employees were recognized with over 400 guests in attendance.
Nicole Lisinecki, a registered nurse in the Franciscan Health Michigan City Emergency Department, is complimented before she receives the hospital’s 2017 St. Camillus Award by Matthew Troy, MD, medical staff president, during a meeting in May.
Life is short, and for those who smoke, quitting returns precious years and vitality. That’s why organizations and businesses are delighted to announce that hundreds of associates will pledge to quit smoking on Wednesday, May 31st, World No Tobacco Day. World No Tobacco Day is the perfect time to support smokers trying to quit. Support can make all the difference.
St. Catherine Hospital’s newly redesigned Intensive Care Unit (ICU) has earned the Commercial Construction Project of the Year Award from NWI Construction Advancement Foundation. The award was presented May 11 at a gathering of business and construction industry leaders at Avalon Manor, Merrillville.
Rosemary Leonard, RN, who has been with Franciscan Health Crown Point since it opened in 1974, addresses attendees recently after receiving the hospital’s 2017 Nightingale Award. As an observance of National Nurses Week in May, the hospital’s Professional Development Council of Shared Decision Making annually chooses a winner from among nominees.
Methodist Hospitals works with donors of all kinds. Organ and tissue donations receive a lot of attention through events such as April’s Donate Life month. On Wednesday, Methodist Hospitals teamed up with its partner, the Milk Bank, to educate medical professionals on a lesser known, but just as important, type of donation – breast milk.
Franciscan Health Munster nurses were honored May 12 during an annual Franciscan Nursing Award celebration. Nurses were selected in the categories of Staff Nurse-Clinical Nurse, Nurse Leader, Nurse Educator and Ambulatory-Outpatient Nurse. Each winner was lauded in comments by their colleagues that were read aloud by Alisa Murchek, vice president of patient services and chief nursing officer. The nurses received a cake and gifts during the event, which took place during National Nurses Week.
Porter Regional Hospital Honors Dedication, Spirit, and Excellence at First-Ever Nursing Awards Ceremony
In every hospital, nurses are vital members of a team that keeps beloved family and friends safe, healthy, and comfortable during difficult times. So to show their appreciation for all that nurses do, Porter Regional Hospital held its first Nursing Awards Ceremony Thursday afternoon.
Franciscan Health Dyer nurses were honored May 11 during an annual Franciscan Nursing Award celebration. Winners were selected in the categories of Staff Nurse-Clinical Nurse, Nurse Leader, Nurse Educator and Ambulatory-Outpatient Nurse. Each was lauded in comments by their colleagues that were read aloud by Alisa Murchek, chief nursing officer.
Franciscan Health Hammond nurses were honored May 10 during an annual Franciscan Nursing Award celebration. Two nurses each were selected in the categories of Staff Nurse-Clinical Nurse, Nurse Leader, Nurse Educator and Ambulatory-Outpatient Nurse, after the vote tallies, cast by their peers, were tied.