HRMC Honors Ochsner as April Exceptional Employee
April 26, 2015
PHOTO CAPTION: From left, Kris Brandt, RN, director of surgery, Ochsner and David Dick, HRMC president and CEO, pose for a photo at a reception held in Ochsner’s honor on April 8, 2015.
HURON, S.D. – Huron Regional Medical Center (HRMC) honored its April Exceptional Employee of the Month, Jennifer Ochsner with a reception on Wednesday, April 8, 2015.
Ochsner, who has worked as a surgical tech in surgery at HRMC for nearly seven years, was nominated by coworkers to receive the honor. According to nominating coworkers, “Jen is always cheerful and dependable and eager to help out wherever needed.”
“She does her job with a positive attitude, and is able to anticipate what the doctors need before they ask,” the nominaton continued. “Jen also handles challenging surgical cases with a calm professionalism and confidence.”
HRMC’s Exceptional Employee of the Month award recognizes an employee who goes above and beyond to exceed expectations. Employees can be nominated by other employees or by a patient or visitor who witnesses exceptional service. A committee of employees from various hospital departments chooses the employee on a monthly basis and an Exceptional Employee of the Year is chosen at year-end from the 12 monthly honorees.
As April exceptional employee, Ochsner received a reception with family, friends and coworkers, a meal certificate to a local restaurant, a professional photo session and portrait, $50, a lapel pin and a special parking place for a month.
Originally from Huron, Ochsner completed the surgical technician program at Southeast Technical Institute in Sioux Falls, S.D. Ochsner is the daughter of Jackie Ochsner and Dan and Joan Ochsner and she and her boyfriend, Kyle Gross, live in Wolsey . In her spare time, Ochsner enjoys running, golfing, playing on a dart and pool league and watching car races.
Patients or visitors can nominate an exceptional employee by calling 353-6539 for a nomination form or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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