Employee of the Month - Home Health & Hospice Divisions
As a way to give back, we celebrate exceptional employees once a month at the local and company-wide level. Read on below to meet the committed, passionate employees that have been selected to receive the Employee of the Month award.
October Employee of the Month!
Melissa Hankins, CNA Home Health / Hospice
Melissa is well-liked by all of her patients and her co- workers. She is always willing to pick up a full schedule plus traveling, and she continues to do it with a smile on her face! Melissa truly has a heart of gold for her patients. We appreciate you!
September Employee of the Month!
Mary Carole Roche, LPN - Hospice
Mary Carole always does her best to make her patients feel comfortable and happy. Mary Carole is always willing to see patients even if they were not put on her schedule for the day. She always has a smile on her face when doing her job. Mary Carole is a big asset to the hospice team due to her team player strengths and is always willing to complete her job to the best of her ability. Congrats on employee of the month, you deserve it!
August Employee of the Month!
Silke Reddington, Therapy Department - Home Health / Hospice
Silke is a phenomenal member of our therapy team and a huge asset to Traditional Home Health Care. We get numerous calls and notes from patient’s praising Silke’s professionalism and kindness. Congratulations Silke, well deserved!!
July Employee of the Month!
Jessica Kohinsky, Administrative Assistant - Home Health / Hospice
Jessica is an outstanding employee. She is very efficient and diligent with getting the job done. You never have to ask her twice and she above/beyond any task given. Jessica is always willing to help any department with a smile on her face. She is a great asset to Traditional Home Health Care and we are very happy to have her!
June Employee of the Month!
Mary Ellen Kernich, Staff Support - Home Health / Hospice
Mary Ellen is a hardworking and dedicated employee. She is always so pleasant and cheerful. She is doing a great job in her new role as Staff Support, especially with all of the new employees coming through the door. Most of all, she is very helpful to the staff. She is always willing to help them out in her spare time, answer questions, and offer help to any department that needs it. I'm so happy she decided to stay with Traditional instead of retiring!
May Employee of the Month!
Andrea DeLorenzo, RN - Home Health
Andrea is a great compassionate nurse. When it comes to patient care she goes above and beyond to make sure her patients are receiving the care they need. When needed Andrea has done admissions even if it takes her past her shift which really helps out the company as a whole. Andrea will do anything she is asked without complaints and always has a smile on her face when performing her tasks and duties.
April Employee of the Month!
Kristina Schweppenheiser, RN - Home Health
Kristina has been with THHH since 2009. She is a great asset to this company. She documents well, provides great nursing care and assists with training new employees. She receives many compliments from her patients and her peers. She is always willing to pick up extra on weekends. She is so sweet and respectful!
March Employee of the Month!
LeeAnn Jones, Physical Therapist
LeeAnn Jones is a great asset to THHH therapy team. She came to Traditional with great ideas, knowledge, and programs that have flourished. She gets an abundance of compliments from patients, families, and co-workers on the excellent care she provides. Over this last month alone, she had 9 patient compliments. Her patients spread the word to facilities and doctors, as well as to their friends for future referrals. We love working with her.
February Employee of the Month!
Hope Buchanan, CNA
Hope provides care to very ill patients and she performs her tasks with professionalism, compassion, and dignity. Traditional Home Health and Hospice is very fortunate to have Hope as a part of our wonderful team!! Congratulations Hope on your accomplishments and for being honored as the Traditional Home Health and Hospice Employee of the Month.
January Employee of the Month!
Karen Suchniak, Hospice LPN Supervisor
Karen came to Traditional just over one year ago and has proven herself to be a valued employee. She works in our hospice department and oversees many aspects of day to day operations. She is always pleasant and brings a smile to her co-workers’ faces daily. She works hard for her patients, patients’ families and the Traditional Hospice field staff. Karen is a pleasure to work with. We are truly grateful to have her!
December Employee of the Month!
Mauri Elmy, Occupational Therapist
Mauri is an outstanding employee and member of the Rehab team. She is always courteous, respectful and willing to help out. She has really stepped up recently to help cover patient visits when we were down one full time occupational therapist. Mauri is a pleasure to work with. We are truly grateful to have her!
November Employee of the Month!
Marcia Demian, Hospice Scheduler
Marcia has worked with us for several years and she proves herself invaluable to a smooth operation in numerous ways. Marcia is a very kind and generous person, she always has a smile for you even during times of increased stress. Marcia is a pleasure to work with. We are truly grateful to have her!