Johnson Honored as Exceptional Employee for July
July 22, 2016
Huron, S.D. – Huron Regional Medical Center (HRMC) honored its July Exceptional Employee of the Month, Sandi Johnson, with a reception on Wednesday, July 13, 2016.
Johnson, who has worked in food service at the hospital for nearly one year was nominated by coworkers to receive the honor. According to nominating coworkers, “Sandy jumps right in and helps her coworkers, as well as other departments when they are behind or need help.”
“She goes the extra mile by always thinking ahead for what a guest or coworker may want or need,” the nominaton continued. “Sandi always has a ready smile for everyone and is friendly and happy while providing great service in the cafeteria.”
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 July exceptional employee, Johnson received a reception with 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.
Johnson attended Huron High School and graduated from Roosevelt High School in Sioux Falls. Prior to joining HRMC, she worked in food service at Washington Elementary School. She and her husband, Jerrold (Jerry), have three sons, Zach Gertz, age 21; Zachary Johnson, age 20; and Logan Johnson, age 14. They have one grandson, Easton Gertz, and a second due in November.
In her spare time, Johnson enjoys working on the farm, hanging out with family and friends, camping and playing with her grandson.
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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