Platte Valley Medical Center was recently notified by Planetree of those selected for the hospital’s 2017 Planetree awards. Although it was a tight race, all PVMC associates nominated were selected as winners. The following associates were recognized not only by members of Platte Valley’s Planetree Steering committee but also by Planetree International for their commitment to Platte Valley’s promise of excellence in Patient/Person Centered Care.
AND THE WINNERS ARE……..
Winner of the Planetree Scholar Award,
Rosalva Vasquez, EVS
….The smile this associate has lightens up a room. Rosalva has a way of connecting with her patients and understands the importance of her role in their wellbeing. She never says no and will always goes above and beyond.
Winner of the Team Innovation Award
Ambulance Dept. Carl Cringle, Ambulance
…..From Santa to taxi service, our ambulance crew does it all Not only do they provide our community with High Quality care, they share their knowledge and expertise among other EMS departments. Being visible in the community is key and this team never lets Brighton down.
Winner of the Planetree Scholar Award, Clinical
Gene Abbott RN Manager for the GI Lab
….Team player with a sense of humor. That is how Gene is referred to by his colleagues, patients, and providers. He is a true team player always keeping his patients front and center. From preadmission, scheduling, and callbacks, his patients feel his caring in everything he does. He touches everyone he cares for in a personal way.
These winners will be presented with awards at the Platte Valley Medical Center Foundation Concert Event, March 9, 2018. If you see any of these winners, give them a huge congratulation on the work they have done and continue to do for our patients and their families in this facility as well as out in the community.