Lyngaas Honored as Exceptional Employee for March
March 10, 2017
Huron, S.d. – Huron Regional Medical Center (HRMC) honored its March Exceptional Employee of the Month, Jake Lyngaas, PA-C, with a reception on Wednesday, March 8, 2017.
Lyngaas, who has worked as a certified physician assistant in the emergency room at HRMC for more than one year, was nominated by coworkers to receive the honor. According to nominating coworkers, “Jake is professional, straightforward, approachable, reliable and a strong team leader in serious medical events.
“He is a highly respected member of the team and does an outstanding job with patients by providing them with easily understood instructions.” the nominaton continued. “Jake truly is a valuable member of our HRMC healthcare family.”
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 March exceptional employee, Lyngaas 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.
Lyngaas earned a bachelor of science degree in biology from the University of South Dakota in Vermillion, SD. He graduated with a master of science in physician assistant studies from Wichita State University in Wichita, Kansas.
Originally from Britton, South Dakota, Lyngaas lives in Huron and has a four-year-old English springer spaniel named Harper. In his spare time, he enjoys hunting, fishing, spending time at the lake in the summer and other outdoor activities. Lyngaas is also an avid sports fan including the Minnesota Twins and Green Bay Packers.
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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