Employee of the Month

Posted on Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Lorie Pinckard, System Analyst, WRMC August 2017 Employee of the MonthLorie Pinckard, Information Systems Analyst, is the White River Medical Center (WRMC) August Employee of the Month as the representative of Prompt Service.

Lorie is responsible for issuing passwords; setting up new users for Meditech and Microsoft Outlook; submitting payment requests for all phone, internet, and cable accounts; and submitting IT orders to Materials Management.  She has worked for WRMC for 27 years.

“I am always learning something new in my job,” Lorie said when asked what she enjoyed about working at WRMC. “I’ve also had the opportunity to work with friends who’ve been with WRHS for a long time.”

Lorie and her husband Ed have a married son, Matt.  She enjoys golf, running, being outdoors with her two dogs, cooking, and vintage shopping. 

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Posted on Monday, July 3, 2017

Jamie Gooch, RN, WRMC July 2017 Employee of the Month

Jamie Gooch, RN, Hospital Medicine Department is the White River Medical Center (WRMC) July Employee of the Month as the representative of Respect.

Jamie assists Hospitalist Physicians providing inpatient care to patients. This includes gathering data about new patients, medication reconciliation, and discharge planning.   She is a part of the care team that ensures patients receive excellent care. Jamie has been an employee for 13 years.  She has also worked on the Orthopaedics and Oncology floors, the ICU, and as a Charge Nurse.

“WRMC is home to me,” said Jamie.  “We are fortunate to have co-workers that are dedicated to patient care.”

Jamie and her husband, Brian are the parents of three children: Payton, Haley, and Kaelyn. Payton is a sophomore at Lyon College.  Haley accepted an...Read more

Posted on Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Annette Townsley, RN, WRMC Employee of the Month April 2017, The Children's ClinicAnnette Townsley, RN, BSN, PCMH (Patient Centered Medical Home) Coordinator at the Children’s Clinic, is the White River Medical Center (WRMC) April Employee of the Month as the representative of Respect.   

Annette works with families to ensure patients and their families are involved in their care.  She assists parents with equipment and specialty services their children may need. Annette has daily interaction with children and their families.  She is passionate about providing the highest quality medical care to patients at The Children’s Clinic. 

While pursuing her education, Annette worked for WRMC in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU).

Annette and her husband Kenny are the parents of two boys. The boys are active in sports. Annette enjoys teaching Bible class, spending time with family, and...Read more

Posted on Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Diane Horn, WRMC March 2017 Employee of the MonthPrompt Service

Diane Horn, from Materials Management, is the White River Medical Center (WRMC) March Employee of the Month as the representative of Prompt Service.   

Diane processes all vendor invoices for payment and verifies the Department’s payroll.  She began her career at WRMC over 37 years ago as the relief switchboard operator.  Diane has also worked in the Patient Accounts and Home Health Departments. 

When asked what she enjoys about working at WRMC, Diane replied, “I love my co-workers. We are like family.”

Diane and her husband Perry have been married 47 years.  They have a son, daughter-in-law, and three grandchildren. Their oldest grandson is in a Nashville, TN based folk band, the second grandson is a member of the Harding University basketball team, and their...Read more

Posted on Thursday, February 2, 2017

Lisa Bonds, RN, Stone County Medical Center Employee of the Month February 2017

 

Lisa Bonds, RN, Nursing Department is the Stone County Medical Center (SCMC) Employee of the Month.  Lisa is being recognized for her willingness to help her co-workers whenever needed and providing excellent care to her patients. Lisa has worked at worked at SCMC for two years and is a valued member of the Nursing team.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Posted on Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Sarah Lung, RN, WRMC Employee of the Month - February 2017Sarah Lung, RN, from the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), is the White River Medical Center (WRMC) February Employee of the Month as the representative of Environmental Focus.   

As a nurse in the ICU, Sarah provides care to critically ill patients.  Sarah recently began training as an inpatient dialysis nurse.  She has previously worked as a pediatric nurse in the medical/surgical department at WRMC. 

When asked what she enjoys about working at WRMC, Sara replied, “I love being able to help people during what might be one of their worst days. I appreciate the growth and expansion of WRHS.  The new services and technology available since I began working at WRMC are wonderful for our community.”

Sarah and her husband Josh have three children.  Josh is also...Read more

Posted on Thursday, January 5, 2017

Curtis Mynatt, Radiology, WRMC 2016 Employee of the Year

Curtis Mynatt, CNMT, BSRT (N), Nuclear Medicine Technologist/Supervisor, is the White River Medical Center 2016 Employee of the Year. He was the January Employee of the Month as the representative of Respect in the PRIDE (Personal Responsibility In Delivering Excellence) Standard. Employees were asked to select an overall Employee of the Year from the Employee of the Month winners. 

When asked what he enjoys most about working at WRMC, Curtis replied, “My patients and my co-workers. Listening and caring for each person gives me a sense of self-worth.” Curtis added, “I love it when I can make a patient smile. God has truly blessed me with this job.”

The Employee of the Year was revealed at a dinner honoring Employees of the Month.  Those honored include; Curtis Mynatt, Radiology;...Read more

Posted on Thursday, January 5, 2017

Kathryn Hays, SCMC January 2017 Employee of the Month

 

 

Congratulations to Kathryn Hayes, Stone County Medical Center Employee of the Month. Kathryn is being recognized for providing excellent patient care and her positive attitude.Read more

Posted on Thursday, January 5, 2017

Reva Wells, RN, WRMC January 2017 Employee of the Month

 

Reva Wells, RN, from Third Floor Central (3C), is the White River Medical Center (WRMC) January Employee of the Month as the representative of Demeanor.   

Reva is a part of the patient care team providing direct patient care to patients on the third floor. Reva also serves as the night Charge Nurse and as a preceptor for new employees. 

Reva’s co-workers describe her as very deserving and as a wonderful nurse. When asked what she enjoys most about her work, Reva replied, “I enjoy providing direct, bedside patient care.” Reva began her career at WRMC in 2009 and has also worked in the Observation, Progressive Care, and 4E Medical Surgical Units.

She enjoys spending time with her two children and five grandchildren.  Reva’s hobbies include...Read more

Posted on Friday, December 2, 2016

Bryan Wilke, RN

Bryan Wilke, RN, Emergency Department is the Stone County Medical Center (SCMC) Employee of the Month.  Bryan was recognized for his willingness to help his co-workers whenever needed.  Bryan has worked at SCMC for seven years and is a valued member of the Nursing team at SCMC. Read more

Posted on Thursday, December 1, 2016

Betty Willette, BSN, CPAN, CAPABetty Willette, BSN, CPAN, CAPA, from The Stepping Stone (Inpatient Psychiatric Unit), is the White River Medical Center (WRMC) December Employee of the Month as the representative of Involved.   

Betty is a part of the patient care team focused on improving patients’ mental and physical well-being.  Betty evaluates the mental and physical health of the patients in her care.  She educates patients about their illness and the medications prescribed as a part of their treatment plan.  She evaluates the effectiveness of medications, and patients’ response and participation in group therapy.

Betty began her career at WRMC in 1991 on the 2nd Medical/Surgical Floor.  She has worked on 3rd Floor, with Dr. Lambert as the Bariatric Program Liaison, and in the Ambulatory Care Center, Surgical Pre-Op/Post Op before transferring to The Stepping Stone....Read more

Posted on Thursday, November 3, 2016

Sherry Spearman, WRMC November 2016 Employee of the Month

Sherry Spearman, PBT/ASCP in the Outpatient Lab, is the White River Medical Center (WRMC) October Employee of the Month as the representative of Respect.   Sherry draws blood for patients for all tests Providers are unable to do in their offices.  Other patients include pre-admission surgical patients, patients with medical conditions that require routine laboratory tests and, pre-employment and post-accident drug screens. 

Sherry carefully checks to be sure that Provider orders are accurate to ensure the patients’ insurance companies can process and pay for the care patients receive.  She enjoys the challenge of her job and says that no two days are alike.  During the 18 years Sherry has worked at WRMC, she says that she has never be rejected when asking for help from her co-workers. “WRMC employees...Read more