OSF SAINT FRANCIS MEDICAL CENTER HEART OF SAINT FRANCIS, LEADER OF THE YEAR AND NURSING EXCELLENCE WINNERS ANNOUNCED

National Hospital Week, the nation’s largest health care event, was first observed in 1921. The theme for 2012 is Making Miracles Happen. OSF Saint Francis Medical Center and Children’s Hospital of Illinois, in recognition of National Hospital Week, are pleased to announce the following award winners:

Heart of Saint Francis Award: Honors non-nursing employees who demonstrate excellence and exhibit pride in their work and job responsibilities, making a difference in the lives of patients, patient’s families, and co-workers.

2012 Winners (and hometowns):
Diana Hampton, Administrative Assistant (Bartonville)
Jennifer Ellison, Pharmacist (Morton)
Laurie Janes, Physical Therapy Assistant (Chillicothe)
Theresa Myers, Phlebotomist (Green Valley)
Valarie Kennedy, Program Coordinator Rehab Therapy (Peoria)

Leader of the Year Award: Recognizes directors, managers, or supervisors who demonstrate excellence in leadership, foster teamwork, volunteering within the Medical Center and/or community, leading by example, and successfully implementing initiatives promoting employee satisfaction and development.

2012 Winner: Mike Horton, Housekeeping Manager (Washington)

As part of National Nurses Week, OSF Saint Francis and Children’s Hospital honored members of the nursing staff May 11.

The 2012 Nursing Excellence categories, recipients, and hometowns are:

Transformational Leadership:
LaMonica Henrekin, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (Deer Grove)
Angela Kouri, Ambulatory Care Administration (Peoria)
Diane Harney, Medical Intensive Care Unit (Chillicothe)

Empowerment:
Jenna Ford, Pediatrics Acute (Washington)
Jill Williamson, Surgical Acute (Morton)

Exemplary Professional Practice:
Terry Sperry, Emergency Department (Peoria)
Heather Parker, Case Management (Lewistown)
Cynthia Williams, Obstetrics Acute (Washington)

Innovator in Nursing:
Kelly Harlan, GI Lab (Washington)
Mary Marvin, Surgery Preadmission Center (East Peoria)

Nurse Interdisciplinary Team:
Ambulatory Access to Care 6 Sigma Project
Team Leader: Teresa Pinter (Malden)

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