The Employee of the Month recognition is awarded for the amazing work that an employee performs above and beyond their normal work responsibilities, which aligns directly with any of our five cornerstones: People, Quality, Service, Growth and Finance. The Employee of the Month receives a $50 American Express gift card, $100 from the Medical Staff, an Employee of the Month pin, a framed certificate and parking onsite for the month. Employees of the month are also considered for the Employee of the Year recognition. Employees of the Year are selected by the Rewards & Recognition Committee and receive one week of paid time off and $1,000.
Nomination forms for Employee of the Month may also be picked up in the human resources office at either Lawrence Memorial Hospital of Medford or Melrose-Wakefield Hospital.
Employee of the Month: May 2016
Frederick Ireton, Housekeeper II, Environmental Services
Fred exemplifies the outstanding attentive care patients receive from every person they interact with at Hallmark Health. Fred is kind, professional, and personable and always takes the time to talk with patients. The quality of his work is superb, and he is quick to respond to specific requests and to go out of his way to help coworkers, patients and visitors.
Recently, a patient discussed a particular a hand sanitizer at length with Fred. Fred could tell the topic was important to the patient and spoke with his supervisor to find out where the hand sanitizer could be purchased. He researched the brand further and returned to the patient with information on where the type of sanitizer was in stock and available to be purchased. The patient was delighted at Fred’s attention and follow through. The patient felt valued and respected.
Fred’s giving and caring attitude toward patients and staff alike amplifies the patient-centered, team spirit we put into the work we do every day to care for our communities.
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