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Employee Recognition

 

Tracey Gulliver

Department: Nursing

Date: November 2017

 

What did this star do?

Tracey joined our team on October 31, 2016 as a Certified Nursing Assistant. For the past year, she has shown herself to be a hard worker and someone who goes above and beyond each time she works. Her attitude is always upbeat and positive, and she has a great sense of humor. Tracey is considered the team leader on the unit, as she always ensures the residents get the best care and lends a hand to her coworkers when needed. We are truly blessed to have Tracey as an employee and she is an outstanding example of why she is our CULTURE STAR!

 


 

Julie Williams

Department: Nursing

Date: October 2017

 

What did this star do?

Julie Williams is our 3 to 11 RN Supervisor. She has been with Crouse Community Center for almost 18 years now. Julie started out as a Unit Helper, took our C.N.A. class to become a C.N.A., and then went on to nursing school as she worked here to become an R.N. Julie is extremely dedicated and loyal to the facility and its residents and is critical in supporting and managing the entire building when she works. She is flexible with her work schedule to meet the needs of the residents. We are truly blessed to have Julie as an employee and she is an outstanding example of why she is our CULTURE STAR!

 


 

Collin Pearsall

Department: Housekeeping

Date: September 2017

 

What did this star do?

Collin has been with us for 2 years! He started with Crouse Community Center on October 1, 2015. Collin is a full time college student and works evenings in a full time roll. He always steps up to lend a hand when needed, especially helping out at our Adult Day Care Centers and filling in when another co-worker cannot work. Collin is wonderful with the residents and is very well liked by his coworkers. We are truly blessed to have Collin as an employee and he is an outstanding example of why he is our CULTURE STAR!

 


 

Ray Wilson

Department: Dietary

Date: August 2017

 

What did this star do?

Ray Wilson is one of our longest serving employees! He started with Crouse Community Center on August 10, 1991, the same day we opened and Gerrit Smith Infirmary closed. Ray's dedication to Crouse Community Center's residents is truly unmatched. He is never worried about himself, he rarely takes vacation and is always first in and last to leave, because he puts the residents needs first over his own. No job is too big, no job is too small, and no job is too dirty, as Ray is always willing to do what needs to be done. We are truly blessed to have Ray as an employee and he is an outstanding example why he is our CULTURE STAR!

 


 

Tommy Nitze

Department: Nursing

Date: July 2017

 

What did this star do?

Tommy started working at Crouse Community Center as a Dietary Aide in December 2007. Over the past 10 years, he has grown from a Dietary Aide to becoming a C.N.A., and now a L.P.N. Tommy is a pleasure to work with and is a tremendous part of our team. He is a very capable nurse with great skills and is willing to jump into provide resident care when needed. As a treatment nurse he goes above and beyond, including helping with auditing assignments; and as a medication nurse he is always willing to help out on every unit to complete a medication pass. Residents and families all enjoy Tommy and his positive and friendly attitude. We are truly blessed to have Tommy as an employee and he is an outstanding example of why he is our CULTURE START!

 


 

Holly Baker

Department: Administration

Date: June 2017

 

What did this star do?

Holly has been an employee at Crouse Community Center for over 20 years! She is a tremendous asset to our organization because her knowledge of many different systems and policies allows her to support all departments, including the Board of Directors. Holly is always willing to help and her friendly, good natured personality shines every day with residents, families, and staff members. She is involved in planning of all events and is a critical part of the management team. We are truly blessed to have Holly as an employee and she is an outstanding example of why she is our CULTURE STAR!

 


 

Olivia Holcomb

Department: Nursing Department

Date: May 2017

 

What did this star do?

Olivia has been a C.N.A for Crouse Community Center since May 2016 when she graduated from our C.N.A. class. She has developed into an excellent caregiver for our residents. Several departments have taken notice of her hardworking, kind, and proactive nature over the last several months and recommended her for this honor. Olivia takes the extra time needed to ensure al l of her residents receive excellent care and treats each one like they are family. She has worked very well with the therapy department and utilizes the approaches she is taught extremely well. We are truly blessed to have Olivia as an employee and she is an outstanding example of why she is our CULTURE STAR!

 


 

Bobbi Jo Potter

Department: Nursing Department

Date: April 2017

 

What did this star do?

Bobbi Jo has excelled as a unit helper at Crouse Community Center for the past 9 years. She takes on extra tasks like marking clothes, putting together admissions packets, and working with our consulting physicians who have all mentioned how helpful she is to them. During the last month's blizzard, Bobbi Jo stayed to help out for 24 hours straight to ensure there was more than enough staff to attend the residents' needs. She has an upbeat personality and also willing to do what is needed with a smile. We are truly blessed to have Bobbi Jo as an employee and she is an outstanding example of why she is our CULTURE STAR!

 


 

Frank Featherlv

Department: Dietary Department

Date: March 2017

 

What did this star do?

Frank has been an employee at Crouse Community Center for 16 years! In the past month, Frank has really shown great leadership in assisting in training several coworkers and then following up with them after their training period to give them pointers and making sure they were comfortable doing their jobs. His leadership skills go beyond training; as he is always willing to help others, helps maintain a sanitary work place, communicates with the team to make sure things are completed timely, and he has had PERFECT ATTENDANCE for more than a year. We are truly blessed to have Frank as an employee and he is an outstanding example of why he is our CULTURE STAR!

 


 

Jordan Almendinger

Department: Rehab Department

Date: February 2017

 

What did this star do?

Jordan has been our Rehab Assistant since June 2015. Her coworkers call her the "glue" of the Rehab Department because Jordan is a jack of all trades. If there is something that needs to be fixed, you call Jordan; if a therapist needs an extra set of hands, Jordan is there to always help out; if there is a project to do, Jordan can quickly complete the task! She truly is the heartbeat of the Department. Her friendly, sweet personality shows through each and every day to the residents and her coworkers. We are truly blessed to have Jordan as an employee and she is an outstanding example of why she is our CULTURE STAR!

 


 

Sandy Hynes

Department: Business Office

Date: January 2017

 

What did this star do?

Sandy is currently our office scanner and assistant at Crouse Community Center and has been here since November 2010. She was even an employee at Crouse Community Center in 2002 -2004 when she went through our C.N.A. training program and then worked as a C.N.A. Sandy goes above & beyond and will help out with whatever is needed. Her friendly personality always has her with a smile on her face and makes her coworkers comfortable. We are truly blessed to have Sandy as an employee and she is an outstanding example of why she is our CULTURE STAR!

 


 

Magenta Kennedy

Department: Nursing

Date: December 2016

 

What did this star do?

Magenta has been a C.N.A. at Crouse Community Center since May 2016. She goes above & beyond for her residents and always helps out all her coworkers, including the licensed nursing staff, without complaint. Magenta is pleasant, always has a smile on her face, and makes her residents feel comfortable and well cared for. She is often seen giving one on one care for ill residents that are not assigned to her without ever being asked. We are truly blessed to have Magenta as an employee and she is an outstanding example of why she is our

CULTURE STAR!

 


 

Bob Hemming

Department: Rehab

Date: November 2016

 

What did this star do?

Bob has been a Physical Therapy Assistant at Crouse Community Center since January 2015. He is known for his sense of humor and positive attitude in everything he does. Bob is a bit on the competitive side, as he is always willing to participate in any competition we have here at the facility. The residents that he helps each and every day appreciate how helpful, considerate, and motivating he is. Bob is a tremendous team player and is respected by his peers. We are truly blessed to have Bob as an employee and he is an outstanding example of why he is our CULTURE STAR!

 


 

Christine Stith

Department: Nursing

Date: October 2016

 

What did this star do?

Christine began her career at Crouse Community Center in August 2014, and then became a full-time Certified Nursing Assistant for us in August 2015. She always has a cheery attitude and goes above and beyond to make sure her residents are well taken care of. Christine does anything that is asked of her without any complaints because she is a great team player. We are truly blessed to have Christine as an employee and she is an outstanding example of why she is our CULTURE STAR!

 


 

Daniel Furness

Department: Housekeeper

Date: September 2016

 

What did this star do?

Daniel has been a housekeeper for Crouse Community Center since July 2015. He takes pride in his work and is meticulous in ensuring that the facility sparkles. Daniel is very polite and interacts with residents, staff, and families. He takes the initiative to go above and beyond by always lending an extra hand. We are truly blessed to have Daniel as an employee and he is an outstanding example of why he is our CULTURE STAR!

 


 

Sarah Moore

Department: Therapy

Date: August 2016

 

What did this star do?

Sarah his been a Speech Therapist at Crouse Community Center since September 2015. She has fit right in with not only the Therapy Team, but with the culture here at Crouse Community Center. Sarah is always willing to go above and beyond for the residents and staff. Her bubbly personality and caring nature shows each and every day she works. She is very dedicated to the residents and families feel comforted with Sarah on the case? We are truly blessed to have Sarah as an employee and she is an outstanding example of why she is our CULTURE STAR!

 


 

Yolanda Verdeflor

Department: Nursing

Date: July 2016

 

What did this star do?

Yolanda has been a RN at Crouse Community Center since February 2013 on the A-B unit. Her kind personality and caring nature shows each and every day she works. Yolanda is always willing to help and has been a great resource in helping out all shifts and supervising when needed. She is very detail orientated and holds staff accountable for resident care. We are truly blessed to have Yolanda as an employee and she is an outstanding example of why she is our CULTURE STAR!

 


 

Kate Hatton

Department: Social Services

Date: June 2016

 

What did this star do?

Kate Hatton, Social Worker, is our June 2016 Culture Star! She has worked as our Social Worker since September 2013, but she was no stranger to Crouse Community as she worked as a Unit Helper for four years while she was in high school. In college Kate even interned during the summer with us to learn her craft from Nancy, our Social Services Director. Kate is a loving, caring, and committed individual who shows it with all her interactions with our residents and their families. She is also a great team member as well and is always willing to lend a hand, including helping to organize employee "Staff Appreciation Fun" days. We are truly blessed to have Kate as an employee and she is an outstanding example of why she is our CULTURE STAR!

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