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: February 2017
Robert Emory, Housekeeper, Environmental Services
Bobby is a caring and attentive housekeeper on the behavioral health unit at Melrose-Wakefield Hospital. He is also a leader among the Environmental Services team who is always willing to go the extra mile.
Bobby is one of the team on Medical 6 and treats patients and staff with compassion and respect. He covers the evening hours and takes the time every day to talk with patients, listen to them and help them where he can. His personal attention and care means a great deal to the unit’s patients who appreciate being listened to and treated with kindness.
Bobby is also a role model for his team in Environmental Services. He is charismatic and proactive. As a leader, he encourages his colleagues and develops great one-on-one relationships with them. Bobby is the type of person who never says no and seeks out areas where he can help his teammates. He meets the challenges he faces in his areas of responsibility with a take-charge attitude. He also shares ideas with those who cover his shifts on his day off about the challenges he has solved or the particulars of executing certain tasks that have worked well for him. He achieves excellence in both the job he does and how he does his job.
Bobby is known among patients, staff, and teammates as a kind, caring, enthusiastic leader who gives the best of his positive personality every day.