Five Years Rebecca Bender Family Practice
Lauren Brooks Patient Financial Service
Laura Benkert Pain Management
Janice Brown Deaconess Care Group
Catherine Ames Internal Medicine
Claire Bennett Surgery Oncology
Jessica Brown Surgical Trauma Cardio ICU
LaVonna Armstrong Surgery
Christina Besing Patient Financial Service
Mary Brown Vistor Assistants
John Atkison Information Services
Jamese Bibbs Watkins, Scott
Melinda Brown Radiology Deaconess Clinic
Donna Austin Patient Financial Service
Christy Biddle Pediatrics
Richard Brown Information Services
Lanney Avis Neuro Med/Surge ICU
Crystal Bishop Ortho-Medical Care Center
William Brunton Med Surg Neuro
Barbara Azar Deaconess Clinic Registration
Frances Bishop Information Services
Jodie Buckley Moore, Jeffrey K
Misty Baggett Research
Emily Blake Patient Financial Service
Jennifer Buehler Family Practice
Amy Baize Patient Financial Service
Dana Blanke Endocrinology
Debra Buente Information Services
Ryan Baker Patient Financial Service
Ruth Boardman Internal Medicine
Marissa Bunner Laboratory
Dana Balbach Surgical Trauma Cardio ICU
Cristy Bobbitt Ortho-Medical Care Center
Katie Burnett Human Resources
Gay Banks Deaconess Clinic Reo
Charles Bockelman Pharmacy
Mary Burton Laboratory
Lori Barnhart Deaconess Care Integration
Jodiann Boettger Rheumatology
Brittney Buse Cardiovascular Care Center
Rose Barth Rheumatology
Keneca Bonner Surgery
Lauren Bush Surgical Trauma Cardio ICU
Crystal Baumberger Pharmacy
Nicole Bonnick Dermatology
Rachel Butler Lab - Gateway
Sharmain Baumeyer Deaconess Clinic Registration
Laura Bossman Dermatology
Gabriella Butturi Emergency Department
Shannon Beabout Patient Financial Service
Donna Bowman Family Practice
Jessica Byrley Gateway Pediatric Unit
Lindsey Beard Safety/Risk Management
William Bowman Lab Outreach
Nicolette Byrn Endocrinology
Deborah Beck Procedure Center ACS Endo
Marilyn Boyer Anti-Coagulation Clinic
Mackenzie Cage Hem/Onc
Christine Becker Finance
Nancy Boyles Deaconess Riley Children’s Specialty Center
Hannah Capps Deaconess Clinic Registration
Sara Acton Deaconess Clinic Registration Stephanie Alexander Med Surg Ortho
Janice Belford Patient Financial Service Jennifer Bell Emergency Department Kristy Bell Patient Financial Service Sandra Bell Lab - Gateway
Karen Bradley Procedure Center ACS Endo Jacqueline Brand Midwest Radiology Lisa Braunecker Deaconess Critical Care Group Holly Bredemeier Laboratory
Allison Cardin Lab - Gateway Jodi Carnal Schneider, Bruce W Teresa Carpenter Patient Financial Service Karen Chase Medical Renal Care Center
Five Years Terra Delano Med Surg Ortho
Donna Fischer Information Services
Kelli Dempsey Dempsey, Kelly NP
Karen Fithian Psych. Adolescent
Chris Chrostowski Information Services
Linda Denstorff Family Practice
Kathy Flowers Patient Financial Service
Lindsey Chung Radiology
Jennifer Devine Same Day Surgery
Robin Fluty Research
Virginia Cissell Diabietes Inpatient
Karen Dilbeck Child Care Center
Gregory Folz Research
Sallie Claridge Leslie Strouse MD
Angela Dills Radiology Deaconess Clinic
Judith Ford Internal Medicine
Ellen Clark Pharmacy
Julie Dingman Administration
Judith Ford Pediatrics
Tracy Claspell Pediatrics
Amy Dixon Patient Financial Service
Scott Fordyce Pharmacy
Jennifer Claymier Research
Portia Domingo Lab Outreach
Lisa Foster Information Services
Mary Cole Deaconess Clinic Downtown
Sara Duckworth Pediatrics
Aimee Frank Radiology Deaconess Clinic
Dana Comer Human Resources
Barbara Dunn Procedure Center ACS Endo
Beverly Frank Midwest Radiology
Connie Conger Deaconess Clinic Registration
Mary Dych Deaconess Clinic Gateway Health Center
Lorri Fritch Radiology Deaconess Clinic
Betty Chestnut Deaconess Clinic Downtown David Christeson Deaconess Care Integration
Angela Coots NCC Unit Sharon Covington Patient Financial Service Sheri Crawford Pediatrics Bryan Croce Surgery Oncology Mary Crook Family Practice Jessica Crooks Administration Pamela Crowe Deaconess Clinic Gateway Health Center
Jesse Eckels Cardiology Quona Edwards Internal Medicine Lisa Eickhoff Vistor Assistants Rebecca Elliott Pain Management - GW Briana Elpers Procedure Center ACS Endo Dana Erny Surgery Gail Estes Medical Records - Operations
Kevin Crum Midwest Radiology
Amanda Evenson Call Center
Mary Cuprisin Midwest Radiology
Shannon Faith Lab Outreach
Leticia Daniel Family Practice
Jacob Farber Laboratory
Patricia Daniel Medical Records - Operations
Kimberly Farny Anti-Coagulation Clinic
Margaret Davis Midwest Radiology
Lori Fehrenbacher Podiatry
Meagan Davis Radiology Deaconess Clinic
Abby Ferguson Medical Records - Operations
Brook Froman Ahmed, Maqbool Robin Fry Procedure Center ACS Endo Jennifer Fuhrman Patient Financial Service Michelle Fulcher Information Services Tamatha Fulcher Schneider, Bruce W Penny Gapinski Radiology Deaconess Clinic Lori Gard Internal Medicine Joetta Garrard Deaconess Clinic Registration Loren Garza Family Practice Kenneth Gates Information Services Lee Gatewood CVICU Medical Laura George Case Management Natalie George Patient Financial Service
Five Years Donna Hansen Radiology Deaconess Clinic
Julie Hoff Same Day Surgery
Tammy Hargett Hargett, Tammy J
Carol Hoffman Laboratory
Susan Gerth Orthotics
Kaitlyn Hargis CVICU Medical
Michelle Hogan Emergency Department
Rebecca Gibson Aljabi, Maria
Katherine Harmon Deaconess Clinic Morganfield
Jennifer Hollander Patient Financial Service
Melissa Goffinet Research
Lisa Harned Pediatrics
Kathy Homburg Transcription
Christina Gomez Ortho-Medical Care Center
Kelly Harrington Psych. Adolescent
Tamara Hoover DUC - North
Nancy Gore Radiology Deaconess Clinic
Carleen Harris Information Services
Christine Hubbard Call Center
Tammy Gorman Emergency Department
Mellanie Harris Radiation Therapy
LaShounda Hubbard Hem/Onc
Kaye Gowin After Hours - Peds
Rachel Hart Dietetics
Jamie Huffine Lab Outreach
Tamara Graves Patel, Divya
Michelle Hawkins Neuro Med/Surge ICU
Suzanne Huffman Patient Financial Service
Sonia Gray Radiology
Kristine Hays Palliative Care RN
John Hummel Engineering and Maintenance
Tori Green Information Services
Christian Henderson Finance
Karen Hummel Internal Medicine
Lisa Gregory Patient Financial Service
Linda Henson Information Services
Pamela Hunt Urology
Marvin Gregory Material Management
Tracy Herr Pharmacy
Tonya Hurshman Pain Management - GW
Shelley Grider DC 3rd Floor GWPB
Janece Hertel Research
Melanie Hutchinson Medical Renal Care Center
Cheryl Grossman Endoscopy
Melissa Hester Medical Renal Care Center
Susan Isbell Marketing
Vickie Haas Family Practice
Katie Hettenbach Cardiology
Amanda Johnson Research
Amanda Hale Deaconess Critical Care Group
Peggy Higgins Patient Financial Service
Heather Johnson Urology
Beth Hill Deaconess Clinic Registration
Sue Johnson Clinic Oncology Chancellor
Rana Hill Neuro Med/Surge ICU
David Jones Radiology Deaconess Clinic
Karri Hillenbrand Moore, Jeffrey K
Karisa Jones Family Practice Center
Maureen Hinderliter Gutmann, James E
Sarah Jones Med Records-Coding
Melanie Hobbs Cardiovascular Care Center
Tonya Jones Procedure Center ACS Endo
Brittany Hoefling Urology
Tracie Jones Case Management
Lindsey Hoehn Allergy
Brenda Jost Procedure Center ACS Endo
Susan Gerding Medical Records - Operations Katrina Gerling Radiology Deaconess Clinic
Diane Hale Patient Financial Service April Halstead Kanyala Lavu Melinda Halterman Family Practice Theresa Hamilton Family Practice Ashley Hammer Family Practice Joe Hammond Engineering Maintenance Kathy Hammond Moore, Jeffrey K
Five Years Echo Landrus Procedure Center ACS Endo
Tammy Maurer Radiology Deaconess Clinic
Letha Lannert Family Practice
Janice Maynard Diabetes Center
Chad Kapp Finance
Margaret Leachman Environmental Services
Christina McClure Float Pool - Satellites
Vicki Karns Radiology
Deborah Levels Information Services
Marilyn McConnell Anti-Coagulation Clinic
Traci Kennard Radiology Deaconess Clinic
Ramona Lewis Patient Financial Service
Joan McCord Midwest Radiology
Amy Kennedy Primary Care Seniors North
Sharon Lichlyter Emergency Department
Michelle McCormick Material Management
Midena Kenney Medical Records - Operations
Mary Lindauer Patient Access
Victoria McDaniel Home Medical Equipment
Kimberly Kessler William Crecelius
Cheryl Linnemann Radiology Deaconess Clinic
Kathryn McGraw Environmental Services
Terri Kessler Family Practice
Nancy Loehr Psych. Adult
Laurie McIntosh Family Practice
Judy Kincaid Midwest Radiology
Dane Lokey Emergency Department
Dianna McKinley Patient Financial Service
Melissa King Outpatient
Christopher Lott Laboratory
Heidi McKinney Rheumatology
Sheleen King Anti-Coagulation Clinic
Beth Lovell Patient Financial Service
Krisie Medler Surgical Trauma Cardio ICU
Adam Kingery Information Services
Cheryl Lucas Laboratory
Karen Meier Clark, Karen A
Cheryl Kissel Allergy
Chelsea Lutterbach Bieker, Mary A
Patricia Melchiors Midwest Radiology
Adrienne Kittridge Ortho-Medical Care Center
Annette Lynch Finance
Joyce Memmer Myers, Michael T
Audrey Kittridge Med Surg Ortho
Debora MacLeod Dermatology
Michele Miller Deaconess Clinic Registration
Melissa Knapp Patient Financial Service
Rhonda Mandrell Patient Financial Service
Joseph Minnette Material Management
Melissa Knight-Russell Deaconess Clinic Downtown
Kindra Mangarella Ortho-Medical Care Center
Debra Moffatt Pharmacy
Diana Koehne Deaconess Clinic Gateway Health Center
Heather Maraman-Webb Neuro Med/Surge ICU
Amanda Mofield Deaconess Clinic Registration
Heather Martin Patient Financial Service
Kathleen Molloy Allergy
Megan Martin General Medicine Telemetry
Rebecca Molock Medical Records - Operations
Stephanie Martin Lutz, Larry
Jennifer Moore Chad Davis MD
Victoria Martin Same Day Surgery
Rebecca Moore Patient Financial Service
Sonja Marx Procedure Center ACS Endo
Tamara Morris Med Surg Neuro
Judith Mattingly Lauren Flittner
Carolyn Morton Pharmacy
Arita Judd Patient Financial Service Deanna Judge Family Practice
Benjamin Koller Med Surg Ortho Maria Kraus Midwest Radiology Beth Kroft Six Sigma Michelle Kuenzli Radiology Deaconess Clinic Lindsey Kuester Midwest Radiology Alissa Lampton Emergency Department
Five Years Ashley Phillips Radiology Deaconess Clinic
Enzo Russo Dietetics
Jacelyn Pierson CVICU Medical
Elizabeth Ruthenburg Anti-Coagulation Clinic
Nancy Naylor Internal Medicine
Jean Pittman Information Services
Margaret Rzeszutko Environmental Services
Erin Nester Post Anesthesia Care Unit
Jean Powers Lab Outreach
Kathleen Sanders Patient Financial Service
Anita Newman Rheumatology
Amy Pritchett Family Practice
Karen Sands Internal Medicine
MyChan Nguyen Pharmacy
Sandra Pryor Patient Financial Service
Rachelle Scales Radiology Deaconess Clinic
Jill Nichols Surgical Trauma Cardio ICU
Debra Puttman Deaconess Clinic Registration
Whitney Noel CVICU Medical
Alice Quirk Environmental Services
Connie Scheller Deaconess Clinic 4111 Gateway Blvd.
MaryLou Norman Midwest Radiology
Ann Raibley Raibley, Ann
Stephanie Norman Podiatry
Gerald Rainey Central Supply
Annette Oakley Family Practice
Dixie Reece Family Practice
Jodi O’Dell Case Management
Charity Reed-Eakins DC 4th Floor GWPB
Sharon Oleary Moore, Jeffrey K
Judith Regel Siage, Youssef
Sherri Oligher Cardiovascular Care Center
Lannedda Reitmeyer Deaconess Clinic Registration
Ian O’Neal Information Services
Tamara Rexing Family Practice
Tamara Parkman Endocrinology
Diane Ricci Laboratory
Janet Partridge Patient Access
Diana Rietman Patient Financial Service
Sterling Pasha Information Services
Jamie Rittel Research
Janice Paul Material Management
Sharon Rizen Podiatry
Mary Peach William Crecelius
Melissa Roberts Deaconess Clinic PR
Catherine Perkins Research
Linda Rodgers Pediatrics
Kristy Perkins Patient Financial Service
Rita Roettger G.I.
Richard Perry Finance
Jennifer Rogers Primary Care Seniors East
Denise Petty Family Practice
Lana Roth HH IV Solutions
Amber Phillips DC 3rd Floor GWPB
Jill Royster-Gross Family Practice
Rebecca Nally Deaconess Clinic Registration Regina Nava Iqbal, Kashif Z
Andrew Schenk Family Practice Ashley Schmitt Surgery Caleb Schmitt Emergency Department Sherry Schroeder Administration Joyce Scott Vistor Assistants Rebecca Scott Marketing Misty Seibert Home Medical Equipment Jessica Sharber Unit 3600 Med/Surge Debbie Shields Deaconess Clinic Gateway Health Center Deborah Shipp Research Connie Shirel Radiology Tabitha Shults OPCC Mary Simmons Lab Outreach Carrie Simpson DC FM Mount Pleasant Joyjean Simpson Pediatrics Junita Skelton Siami, Paul F Alea Skelton-Smith Internal Medicine
Five Years Angela Temme Patient Financial Service
Jamie Wade CVICU Medical
Kathy Tennis Schneider, Bruce W
Michael Wade Information Services
Judy Smith Family Practice
Sheiliea Thomas Med Surg Neuro
Jessica Waggoner Hem/Onc
Myra Smith Adult South Exempt
Traci Thomas NCC Unit
Lorene Walker Lab Outreach
Tara Smith Radiology Deaconess Clinic
Leslie Thompson Thompson, Leslie Jo
Angela Wallace Bond, Robert D
April South-Alderson Radiology
Amber Tichenor Lab Outreach
Christin Wallace Neuro Med/Surge ICU
Mary Southwick Deaconess Critical Care Group
Stephanie Tilley Cardiovascular Care Center
Rhonda Watson Family Practice
Sherrie Tipton Medical Records - Operations
Susanne Wead Deaconess Clinic Reo
Gloria Titzer Surgery
Danielle Weatherford Post Anesthesia Care Unit
Karen Titzer Medical Records - Operations
Jerri Webber G.I.
Leah-Marie Titzer Pediatrics
Lori Weinzapfel Physician Recruitment
Rima Todd Patient Financial Service
Julie Welden Environmental Services
Carol Todisco Pain Management
Patricia Wells Vincent, Charles
Valerie Toliver Endoscopy
Deana Welte Laboratory
Tiffanie Totsch Urodynamics
Mary Werner Material Management
Kristen Trayler Deaconess Clinic Downtown
Margaret West Environmental Services
Gayle Turi Research
Cynthia Wheeler Deaconess Clinic Registration
Cynthia Ulrich Procedure Center ACS Endo
Tia Whitney Midwest Radiology
Jackie Utley Research
Lynn Whittaker Whittaker, Lynn A
Susy Valenzuela Lab Outreach
Danette Willard Performance Improvement
Cassandra VanMeter Med Surg Neuro
Betty Williams Deaconess Clinic PR
Linda Vanway Endocrinology
Kaysa Williams-Inman Lab Outreach
Brenda Vaughn Environmental Services
Amy Willis Sinha, Anvita
Holly Vincent Post Anesthesia Care Unit
Julie Wilson Radiology Deaconess Clinic
Rochelle Vincent Transcription
Linda Wilson Internal Medicine
Caitlin Small Surgery Amy Smith Med Surg Ortho
Joyce Spencer Hurlock, Julie Sharon Stallings Internal Medicine Jolene Steinkamp-Groves Family Practice Gregory Stevens Information Services Jeannine Stevens Information Services Rebecca Stevens William Crecelius Claire Stevenson Med Surg ICU William Steward Lab Outreach Kimberly Stewart Medical Renal Care Center Sarah Stewart Patient Access Tiffany Stewart Research Carolyn Stitt Real Estate and Facilities Management Carolyn Stone Patient Financial Service Amy Stott General Medicine Telemetry Ruth Stout Coffee Shop Shelia Strader Pharmacy Lisa Sturgill Radiology Mai Tant After Hours - Peds
Ryon Wilson Emergency Department
Five Years Amanda Winternheimer Cardiology
Whitney Worsdorfer Surgery
Lori Wisner Endoscopy
Brandi Wright Surgery
Angela Wink Deaconess Clinic Reo
Stephanie Wolford Internal Medicine
Mary Young CVICU Medical
Melanie Winsted Graves, Mark W
Carolyn Wood Non Departmental Expenses
Janet Ziegler Janet Ziegler NP
Sheila Wilson Hargett, Tammy J
Shanon Allen Psych. Adolescent
Ten Years Angela Crask Patient Financial Service
Donna Lilly Iop
Roda Dennis Pain Management - GW
Joan Lucas Psych. Adult
Sandra Bard OPCC
Lisa Denton Surgical Trauma Cardio ICU
Sherri Lynch Medical Renal Care Center
Nicole Bayes Same Day Surgery
Mary Dewar Medical Renal Care Center
Toni Martin Deaconess Clinic Petersburg
Deborah Bebout OPCC
Verlo Digman Health Science Building
Jami Mason Pain Management - GW
Lynn Bell Deaconess Riley Children’s Specialty Center
April Donaldson Medical Renal Care Center
Marlene Mason DUC - North
Linda Dyson Medical Renal Care Center
Agnes Massey Psych. Adult
Tammy Eckman Deaconess Clinic Morganfield
LaDonna Matthews Dietary
Maryam Eishan Dietetics
Gail Maurer Environmental Services
Mildred Brock Adult South Exempt
Kelly Englehardt Deaconess Clinic 4111 Gateway Blvd.
Anita McCutchan Cardiovascular Care Center
Kristen Brown Pain Management
Jacqueline Fenneman Wound Care Center
Layne Brown NCC Unit
Patricia Fisher Intravenous Solutions
Misty Brown General Medicine Telemetry
Karen Fleck Diabietes Inpatient
Daphne Bryant Laboratory
Theodore Groves Environmental Services
Gary Burnett Internal Audit
Larissa Hall Surgery Oncology
Kristi Cannon Laboratory
Shannon Harrison Unit 3600 Med/Surge
Brian Carey Information Services
Cynthia Head Diabietes Inpatient
Linda Cason Employee Education and Development
Roxanne Helmer-Weiss Cardiovascular Care Center
Misty Baker Respiratory Services
Matthew Beyer Radiology Linda Blankenberger Same Day Surgery Emily Boyd Business and Ind. Wellness
Pauline Chandley Environmental Services Frances Cherry Child Care Center Patricia Chumley Intravenous Solutions Katherine Clodfelter Administration Kelley Collazo Employee Education and Development Robin Collins Emergency Department
Michele Hiatt Med Surg Neuro Stefani Hudnall Radiology Aaron Ice Information Services Emily Kiegel Unit 3600 Med/Surge Michelle King Respiratory Services Loyola Kirsch Call Center Sara Kleeman Dietetics
Julie Ann Morrison Family Practice Center DeeAnna Morton Deaconess Clinic Petersburg Rebecca Nance 7417 Icu Deborah Nieten NCC Unit Amanda Nosko Procedure Center ACS Endo Michelle Osborne Patient Financial Service Kelly Palmer Psych. Adolescent Mary Payne Laboratory Paula Payne Intravenous Solutions Thomas Petersen Pharmacy Deborah Pfeiffer Bariatric Surgery Unit Shirley Powers Marketing Pamela Presley OPCC Meaghan Pyle Radiology Tammy Rhoades Primary Care Seniors North
Farrah Rice Surgery Oncology
Ten Years Rebekah Stone Patient Financial Service
Kathy Walton Lab Outreach
Karen Stout Patient Financial Service
Virginia Waters Information Services
Carla Rister Psych. Adolescent
Abigail Terry CVICU Medical
Jennifer Watson Cardiology - Non-Invasive
Jennifer Schulz Patient Access
Cherie Trone Respiratory Services
Marietta Werthmann Pharmacy
Michelle Sharp Ortho-Medical Care Center
Kerry Tuley Princeton Lab
Jan Wilzbacher Medical Renal Care Center
Karen Shearer Environmental Services
Kortney Walker Emergency Department
Cynthia Wolf Child Care Center
Mindy Shoulders Med Surg ICU
Sherri Walling DCP Physicians and APN
Philip Shreve Engineering and Maintenance
Nancy Walter Surgery Oncology
Brandy Richardt Sleep Center
Linda Allen Med Surg Neuro Jill Altman Transcription Anthony Anderson CARE Team Teresa Barber Family Practice Center Melissa Basden Comp Center Denise Bean Radiology Jana Bean Radiology Richard Bender Laundry and Linen Dara Bilder Medical Renal Care Center Lisa Bishop Patient Financial Service Timothy Bogard Nursing Administration Amanda Bottoms Radiology Bridget Burks Med Surg Neuro Shirley Christie Patel, Ramesh Ginger Courtney Women’s Breast Center Tracy Deno-Buechlein Emergency Department Physicians Debra Dick Patient Financial Service Beverly Dietz Health Science Building Jenny Elfreich Endoscopy Amy Epley Pharmacy Teresa Fisher Finance Karen Fox CVICU Medical Traci Gibbs Patient Financial Service Jacqueline Haefner Endoscopy Afsaneh Hahn Surgery Bobby Hargis Engineering and Maintenance Inger Henderson Laundry and Linen
Fifteen Years John Hufstedler Social Service Brenda Jones Environmental Services Mary Beth Keeker Laundry and Linen Deborah Kempf Patient Transport Gigi Kozinski CVICU Medical Mary Krietemeyer Surgery Angela Lacy Wilhite Nursing Administration Kent Leslie Community Services Jamie Maikranz Emergency Department Samantha Marx Patient Financial Service Kimberly Mastison Med Surg Ortho Roger McBride CARE Team Shannon McCarter Patient Financial Service Linda McKinney Dietetics Kimberly McNeely Anti-Coagulation Clinic Jill Mitchell Case Management Kelly Mitchell Research Linda Mitchem Administration David Nellis Engineering and Maintenance Kevin Otolski Information Services Jagruti Pandit Patient Access Sheila Patton Deaconess Clinic Morganfield Natalie Paynter Med Surg Ortho Brenda Persinger Medical Renal Care Center Lisa Pickerill Surgery Allison Pinnick Lab Outreach Teena Preske Transcription Nancy Robinson Intravenous Solutions
Tracy Sampson Pain Management Denise Sanderfur Endocrinology Angela Sawyer Surgical Trauma Cardio ICU Laura Schipp Business and Ind. Wellness Jennifer Schisler Emergency Department Nancy Schneider Finance Shirley Simpson Psych. Adult Brandyln Sitzman Employee Wellness Chenoa Splittorff Med Surg Ortho Kelly Stead Surgery Sheri Stockton CVICU Medical Chris Stoelting Respiratory Services Carolyn Thompson Patient Access Melissa Thompson Lab Outreach Jennifer Titus Patient Financial Service Elizabeth Tooley Med Records-Coding Marcia Tyler Environmental Services Kathy Uebelhor Administration Dana VanBibber Radiology Judy Voegel Patient Financial Service Rita Weinzapfel Women’s Breast Center Tamara Wickware Laboratory Robert Willingham Psych. Adolescent Marcia Wines Patient Access April Winkleman Surgical Trauma Cardio ICU Miranda Woosley Information Services Martha Yokel Radiology
Kenita Ball Patient Financial Service
Twenty Years Lisa Hensley Cardiovascular Care Center
April Smith Transcription
Jennifer Hoffman Laboratory
Donna Smith Deaconess Clinic PR
Nancy Bernardin Cardiovascular Care Center
Melissa Kincheloe Radiology
Theresa Troutman Respiratory Services
Paula Blythe Ortho-Medical Care Center
Nancy Koehler Tribute Fund
Sheila Turner Radiology
Jerri Clark Laboratory
Anna Pardon Med Records-Coding
Sharon Voelker Medical Affairs
Michelle Dexter Physician Recruitment
Tamara Pharr Endoscopy
Gloria Wilcox Case Management
Jacqueline Greenwell Bebout, William
Rhonda Sanders Med Surg Neuro
Donna Wolfe Surgical Trauma Cardio ICU
Roger Harper Laundry and Linen
Rebecca Schadler Emergency Department Physicians
Julia Benson Transcription
QuarterCentury Club and Beyond
Sheila App Respiratory Services
Twenty-Five Years Cindy Merkley D’alessandri, Anne
Linda Stevens Cardiovascular Care Center
Shirley Barnes Pre-Admit Testing GW
Philip Mulvey Material Management
Betty Stokes Medical Records - Operations
Melanie Behrman Laboratory
Gail Nelson Ortho-Medical Care Center
Angela Stroud OPCC
Rhonda Cornett Med Records-Coding
Kristi Newcomb CDI
Ethel Stroud Medical Records - Operations
Alice Culver Lab - Gateway
James Price Laboratory
Sally Sunderman Patient Access
Andrea Gander Laboratory
Lissa Rexing Deaconess Care Group
Judith Swartz Community Relations
Janey Haynes Patient Financial Service
Richard Rust Concern
Kelly Talbott Surgery
Doris Hill Vistor Assistants
Robert Scheller Human Resources
Maureen Van Hook Emergency Department
Susan Holstein Hospice Inpatient
Kathy Simon Central Supply
Tonya Vaupel Performance Improvement
David Johann Information Services
Patricia Spears Dietetics
Allison Wagner Cardiology - Non-Invasive
Melanie Kerney Pharmacy
Danny Spinks Material Management
Michelle Williams Emergency Department
Elaine McMinn Radiology
Patrick Staback Finance
Carol Yeager Radiology
Debra Austill Case Management
Thirty Years Joann Devault Case Management
Carol Hile Central Supply
Debra Dill Sleep Center
Patricia Ritz Case Management
Sharon Breiner Pharmacy
Julie Dill Pharmacy
Janet Snyder Emergency Department
Clarence Brown Information Services
Karen Gibson Business and Ind. Wellness
Lisa Tichy Cardiovascular Care Center
Ruth Clum Laboratory
Jeffrey Hartweck Audio Visual
Bernadette Wallace Case Management
Kathryn Curtis Ortho-Medical Care Center
Jennifer Hawkins Case Management
Patricia Bray Pharmacy
Karen Beliles Home Health Care
Thirty-Five Years Karen Jochim Post Anesthesia Care Unit
Sandra Robinson Environmental Services
Mary Brooks Scott Cardiovascular Care Center
Shannon Johnson Performance Improvement
Ted Rogers Laboratory
Kathleen Buchanan Transcription
Joseph Koressel Dietetics
Leonard Schmitt Laboratory
Debbi Carr Transcription
Kimberly Liberman OPCC
Nellie Sherman Dietetics
Glenda Foust Radiology
Steven Lockridge Engineering and Maintenance
Terri Walker Surgery
Brenda Hoover Transcription
Jill Owens Dietetics
Joni James Pharmacy
Lesle Pietraniec Laboratory
Ellen Wathen Employee Education and Development
Karen Denton Lab Outreach Robert Head Pharmacy
Terry Wilcox Laboratory
Marylyn Oakley Ortho-Medical Care Center
Susan Turpen Radiology
Fonda Russell Call Center
Ann Williams Home Medical Equipment
Victor Jackson Dietetics
JaLoy Stogner Medical Records - Operations
Rickie Miles Laundry and Linen
Melva Taylor Emergency Department
Forty-Five Years Kay Myers Radiology
Nancy Schuldt Call Center
Respiratory Services Sheila began her EEG career with Deaconess Health System in 1989. She has always been a dedicated employee, willing to go above and beyond for our patients. Sheila has been honored by her coworkers as an Employee of the Month and is always a pleasure to work with.
Pre-Admit Testing Gateway Shirley is a 1988 graduate of Deaconess Hospital School of Nursing. Since graduation, she has worked on unit 3600, unit 3900, Cath Lab, PACU and currently in Pre-Admission Testing. All staff want to be work with Shirley because she is so helpful, a great team player and NEVER without a smile. She is a wonderful example to others of professionalism, positive attitude and kindness.
Laboratory Melanie is a Cytology Specimen Processor in Lab Services. She has a great working relationship with our physicians and quite a sense of humor. It’s no surprise that Melanie has been serving Deaconess for 25 years. She very much deserves the honor of this recognition.
Med Records-Coding Rhonda hit the ground running when she joined the Medical Records Department in 1989 and has never slowed since. She is known for her energy and productivity along with great organizational skills. Rhonda has been involved in several implementations of new programs and new software applications within our coding area, always helping to finetune the process. Our department has been very fortunate to have Rhonda’s dedication and accurate work, which have greatly contributed to the hospital’s financial success.
Lab - Gateway Alice began her career at Community Methodist Hospital, where she worked in the laboratory for 14 years followed by two years at Welborn Clinic. In 1989, she began working for Deaconess Laboratory in Microbiology and then later moved to the Hematology Department. She has worked at Deaconess Gateway Hospital Laboratory since it opened in 2006. Thank you and congratulations!
Patient Financial Service Janey has 25 years of continuous service as a Patient Account Representative in Patient Financial Services. She started her career at Deaconess in 1989 as a Patient Registrar. Janey transferred to the business office, where she worked as biller for more than 10 years and now as an insurance follow-up representative. Janey is known for her positive attitude and wealth of knowledge. We thank you for your dedication and service for the past 25 years and in years to come.
Doris (Jane) Hill
Visitor Assistants Jane stared her career at Deaconess Hospital as an Attendant 1 in Environmental Services. She then accepted a position in Nursing as a Receptionist/Clerk. She later transferred to her current position as Visitor Assistant, where she has worked for the last 17 years. Jane has seven children and 14 grandchildren. She loves to spend time with her family, and her hobbies include sewing and reading. Jane is appreciative of the opportunity to work at Deaconess Hospital for so many years.
Hospice Inpatient Susan graduated from Deaconess Hospital School of Nursing in 1983. Susan has worked in many different areas throughout her nursing career, including Ortho/Neuro, Medical Surgical, Neurology, Psychiatric, Call Center and Home Care/Hospice. Susan has been very dedicated to Deaconess Hospital and has been providing compassionate and skilled care throughout her career. She is a strong patient advocate and very skilled in end-of-life care.
Information Services David is a Desktop Engineer with the Informatics and Technology Services Technology Division, who began his employment in February 1989. David has been a valuable asset to IT and Deaconess with his expertise in Information Technology. Thank you, David, for your dedication to Deaconess Hospital.
Pharmacy Melanie has an additional seven years of service prior to beginning her 25 years in 1988. Throughout her years of service and variety of positions, she has been described as “dedicated, loyal, compassionate and a team player.” Melanie is hard-working and understands the importance of her current role within the Pharmacy Epic Willow Team. She takes her job seriously, is very good with details, and always displays a positive attitude.
Maureen Van Hook
Emergency Room Maureen has been a vital part of the Deaconess team since 1988. She has filled many roles in her career at Deaconess. Maureen joined the Emergency Department as a staff nurse in 2010. Maureen is kind, compassionate in the care of her patients and talented in so many ways. Thank you for your 25 years of service.
D’alessandri, Anne Cindy is caring and compassionate. She always goes above and beyond for patients, co-workers and family. Cindy never lets a Thank You Thursday go by without a card to a co-worker thanking them for a job well done. She takes food to the sick and gift baskets to patients or co-workers when having chemotherapy, and she volunteers in the community. Thank you, Cindy, for 25 years of service to Deaconess and the community.
Material Management Phil started his Deaconess career in July 1989. Phil has proven to be a great asset to the department. He has learned his job so well that he is the one who teaches the new Floor Captains and the one who takes over their floors during vacation times. Phil is always smiling and always willing to help. Phil has given a great 25 years of service to Deaconess and all its employees.
Ortho-Medical Care Center Gail is a compassionate nurse who goes the extra mile for her patients. She is very knowledgeable and has a passion for educating both patients and staff. She is always helpful and kind. We are lucky to have her, and we thank her for her years of service.
CDI Kristi began her professional career on cardiac telemetry after graduation from the Deaconess School of Nursing. She then moved to Case Management, where she wore several hats and was involved in several new projects, including the original clinical documentation improvement and precertification programs. Kristi eventually took on a big challenge as the first and sole Recovery Audit Contracting Coordinator. Deaconess is lucky to have someone with Kristi’s polite persistence and knowledge in that role.
Laboratory Jim is our Supply Specialist-Diener in Lab Services. He exemplifies the kind and helpful attitude that our patients, visitors and coworkers deserve. He is a great representative for Deaconess. Jim very much deserves the honor of this recognition.
Deaconess Care Group Lissa began her career with Deaconess in Human Resources, serving initially as an Employment Technician and later as a Benefits Specialist. In 1999 she and one physician formed the Care Group, which consists of 36 providers today. Lissa’s ever-expanding responsibilities with the group evolved from Executive Secretary to Physician Liaison and, now, Coordinator.
Radiology Elaine began her career in May 1989. Elaine has worked in many areas of Radiology and is currently the radiologic technologist who works exclusively in Pain Management Center– West with Dr. McDonnell. She is valued in the Pain Clinic because she adapts to both the Pain Management Center’s needs and to the needs of their chronically ill patients. She also has been traveling to do cases in the OR with the physicians to help with consistency.
Concern Richard is a skilled and compassionate therapist. He remains committed to doing “the right thing” for both his family and his work. He is the first to volunteer to go to a company to assist even if it is 3:00 a.m. He remains friendly and upbeat even through challenging times. He is a great co-worker.
Human Resources Bob has hired more than 2,500 employees with nearly 25 years of perfect attendance. His dedication to his work was evidenced several years ago when he came to work on Cross Country Skis when the roads were impassable. This year, Bob and his family were the recipients of the “Pam Rausch Spirit Award” as champions of health in our community.
Central Supply Kathy is a wonderful person and employee. She has always been helpful and a valueadded resource to the Sterile Supply Department. I am happy to serve as one of her supervisors, and I congratulate her concerning her longevity.
Dietetics Patient Food Services Patty worked in Dietary at Deaconess Hospital in the salad and cold counter position until 2006, when she transferred to Gateway Dietary. Patty has been married to her husband, Mike, for 21 years and has been blessed with seven grandchildren.
Danny (Joe) Spinks
Material Management Joe started his Deaconess days in Laundry, moving up to Dietary then to Material Management. Joe is now the Team Lead at Gateway where he also runs the dock with an iron hand. There is not a day that goes by that Joe does not help someone by finding their shipment, finding an empty box or giving instructions to the contractors. Thank you, Joe, for your years of service to Deaconess and to its many employees.
Finance Pat began his employment with Deaconess Finance in August 1989 as a Cost Accountant I. As a Financial Accountant/Analyst III, he was instrumental in building our contract module within EPSi. He has worked on many proformas and feasibility studies over time and has been a finance resource for many managers within the organization. His reporting expertise on the decision support side is remarkable.
Cardiovascular Care Center Linda has put in many years of hard work at Deaconess. She has excellent nursing experience and is a wonderful resource for other staff. Linda thinks quickly in emergent situations and is capable of caring for very sick patients. We appreciate her years of dedication to Deaconess Hospital and the Cardiovascular Care Center! Medical Records - Operations Betty began her employment with Deaconess in May 1989 as a medical records control clerk. Over the years Betty has held many positions in Medical Records. For the last six years Betty has been working as a medical records analyst, working from her home in Henderson. Although Betty works from home, she is still helping others and sharing her knowledge with her co-workers daily. Thank you, Betty, for 25 years of service.
Ethel (Diana) Stroud
Medical Records - Operations Diana began her Deaconess employment in Dietary as a vegetable cook and had many roles during her time in Dietary. In February 1999, Diana transferred to Medical Records as a Medical Records Specialist. She took over organizing the basement area of paper records. She has put many smiles on our faces for finding missing records over the years. Congratulations on 25 years of service to Deaconess.
Opcc Angie graduated from the Deaconess Hospital School of Nursing in 1989. She began her nursing career at Deaconess as a graduate nurse—that same year working as a staff nurse. Angie has held various nursing leadership roles at Deaconess, including Team Leader and Department Manager roles. She values continuing pursuing both undergraduate and graduate degrees in nursing. Angie is active in nursing organizations and is a certified medical/surgical nurse.
Patient Access Sally has a great sense of humor and is always able to brighten your day. Sally is a hard worker, and she is great at what she does and truly cares about others. I hope Sally stays with us for another 25 years, because she is an asset to Deaconess.
Community Relations Judy was hired as the executive secretary for two vice presidents: Warren Hankins and Chris Berneking. She was also executive secretary for Tom Kramer, Deaconess Hospital President and CEO, for 14 years. The last 10 years, she has worked in Volunteer Services. While working full-time, Judy earned her Bachelor of Science in Business from University of Evansville, with a double major in Office Administration and Personnel Management. Judy says of her 25 years at Deaconess, “I never thought I’d work for Deaconess this long. Deaconess has been very good to me!”
Surgery Kelly started with Deaconess as Graduate Nurse in Surgery and has advanced to the Open Heart Team Leader. Kelly is known throughout the organization for her compassion and team approach to problem solving. Kelly is a patient advocate and exemplifies the Deaconess standards on a daily basis.
Radiology Carol Yeager began her career at Deaconess in April 1989. Carol has spent time in CT and is currently a senior technologist in our diagnostic radiology area. Carol is a dedicated staff member who works hard while she is here. She does a great job with our x-ray students and sets a great example for them both technically and professionally.
Laboratory Andrea graduated from the University of Illinois and began working at Deaconess as a Medical Technologist in February 1989. She has worked exclusively in the Microbiology section of the lab. Andrea has recently taken on the additional role of a laboratory spokesperson in several local TV news stories and educational videos.
Performance Improvement Tonya joined Deaconess in 1989 as a registered nurse. She has worked in a variety of areas, which has contributed to her vast clinical knowledge and quality experience. She plays a key role as the coordinator of chart review and quality reporting for physician peer review, credentialing and regulatory
compliance. Tonya has travelled 100 miles every day for 25 years to work at Deaconess. We are thrilled that she has chosen to make this journey to help Deaconess improve patient care and quality.
Cardiology - Non-Invasive Allison began her employment at Deaconess as an EKG tech in January 1989. During her years at Deaconess, Allison has been involved in many hospital and unit committees and maintains an active role as a preceptor to our new Echo Technicians and students. Allison’s dedication, expertise and professionalism are greatly appreciated. She has been recognized many times for her compassionate and caring spirit by her patients and peers.
Emergency Room Michelle joined Deaconess in 1989, where she gained valuable experience in the cardiac ICU. She moved to the Emergency Department and is in a vital leadership position as a Team Leader. Michelle is dedicated to quality patient care and puts patients’ needs first. She cares for her co-workers and strives to meet their needs as well. We are lucky to have Michelle on our team and thank her for her many years of service.
Case Management Debra began her career at Deaconess in 1983. She has worked as a staff nurse on the surgical/coronary ICU, med-surg/cardiac cath lab units, ADON, GI lab, manager of Cath lab and currently works in the case management department at Gateway. Deb has had many wonderful experiences at Deaconess but is looking forward to the day she can retire and enjoy spending time with her husband and children.
Pharmacy Pat has worked both days and nights at Deaconess but has contributed to our consistency on nights for the last 16 years. An Evansville native, she obtained her Bachelor of Pharmacy from Butler University. Prior to her return to Evansville, she held various retail, hospital and clinic positions in Indianapolis, Bloomington and Madison, Wisconsin. Pat’s interests include quilting, golfing and reading.
Pharmacy Sharon graduated from Purdue University and began her career at the Indiana Poison Center prior to joining Deaconess Hospital. She has been instrumental over the years in technician training and has been a continuous resource in pharmacy operations. Away from the hospital, Sharon likes to garden, read and spend time with her family.
Clarence (Dean) Brown
Information Services Dean began working for Deaconess in April 1984 and played a key role in support of the MIPS Application. In 1988 as a System Administrator, he helped purchase and implement PRIME, which led to the beginning of word processing and office applications at Deaconess. In 1994, he helped design and facilitate moving our operations into a new data center at Deaconess Hospital and instituted our first email system, called Microsoft Mail. Congratulations and thank you for your professionalism and dedication over the past 30 years.
Laboratory Ruth is a Cytologist in Lab Services. Ruth is keenly aware that every vial, slide and report is a patient—a life. We are very grateful for her dedication to Deaconess over the years. Ruth most certainly deserves the honor of this recognition.
Ortho-Medical Care Center Kathy started at Deaconess in 1984. She is a staff nurse on Ortho-Medical Care Center. She is role model for her peers and students. She is caring, compassionate, thoughtful and a true ambassador for Deaconess. Thank you, Kathy, for your dedication to patient care over the past 30 years.
Case Management Joann started at Deaconess in 1984. She worked as a staff nurse in Neurology, on 5100 when it was a Rehabilitation unit, and currently works as the Case Manager of Trauma. Joann loves spending time with her granddaughter, Hadley, and is very excited to have a new grandbaby on the way. She looks forward to the day she can retire and spend more time with her family.
Pharmacy Julie is a hard worker and gives 100% each time she works. She is reliable and requires little direction. You can count on her to be accurate, self-directed and a team player. She makes the pharmacists’ job easier because of her vast experience as one of the original staff to open the surgery satellite in 1996. The entire surgery team looks to her as a resource for pharmacy services. She has an infectious laugh and is a pleasure to work with.
Sleep Center Debra started at Deaconess in 1983 in Cardiology/EKG until 2008 when she transferred to the Sleep Center. Debra is always willing to help others going above and beyond to get things done. She is a tremendous asset to Deaconess and a pleasure to work with.
Business and Industry Wellness In 1985 Karen had an opportunity to join our Home Care Department, and there she flourished. Many references are made regarding Karen’s “warm and pleasant rapport” with patients, co-workers and virtually everyone she came into contact with. For the past thirteen years, Karen has been passionate about educating and coaching others on the benefits of living a healthy lifestyle. She has changed many lives. She has represented Deaconess very well in every possible way. We thank you, Karen, for all you do!
Audio Visual From the very start Jeff has been one of the most helpful employees at Deaconess. Jeff is blessed with a great sense of humor and has a quick laugh, which can be heard on many occasions when asked about squeezing in just one more “rush job.” He is an asset to both Audio Visual and to Deaconess Health System, and we’re proud of his 30 years of service.
Case Management Jennifer started at Deaconess in 1984. She worked as a MEC staff nurse, pediatric staff nurse, pediatric home health nurse, UR coordinator and currently the Case Manager for CVCC. Jenny has enjoyed her time at Deaconess and loved her experience on Pediatrics. You can always count on Jenny to liven up the place.
Case Management Patricia started at Deaconess in 1983. She has worked on the Rehabilitation Unit and currently works on SMCC. She has served on the Pulmonary Rehab team, Parkinson’s Disease Support Group, Tristate Stroke Survivors Support Group and Reach to Recover Liaison with American Cancer Society. Patty enjoys spending time with her family and church family.
Emergency Room Janet joined Deaconess in 1983 and joined the Emergency Department team in 1997 as a registered nurse. Janet is in a Team Leader role, where she uses her valuable experience and knowledge of emergency nursing. Janet is kindhearted and always puts patients’ needs first. Some of the ED staff call her “Mother,” as she exhibits true care and compassion for the staff as well. We thank Janet for her many years of service and dedication to Deaconess Hospital.
Cardiovascular Care Center Lisa has excellent med-surg and telemetry skills. She uses her knowledge and skills to provide competent patient care and to teach new staff members. Lisa is a fantastic resource for staff and assists in educating staff in our yearly Skills Days. She is a pleasure to work with, and her expertise is much appreciated!
Case Management Bernie started at Deaconess in 1983. She has worked in ED, Same Day Surgery Center, PACU, surgical ICU, Neuro ICU and 2600 med-surg floor. Bernie has been in the Case Management Department since 1996, where she is currently the Case Manager for NCC/ MRCC. Bernie loved her experience on 2600 med surg unit. She loves to read and spend time with her two teenage children.
Home Health Care Karen started her career at Deaconess in October 1978 on 5200, which was a medicalsurgical unit, as a staff RN. In October 1990, she transferred to Home Care, where she has served in many roles, including Documentation Specialist, Referral Nurse and Case Manager. She has been an invaluable resource to Home Care and a dedicated, conscientious employee.
Mary Brooks Scott
Cardiovascular Care Center Mary (“Vicki”) is extremely proficient in her nursing skills and provides safe, compassionate care to her patients. Vicki is very approachable and welcoming to new staff, offering her knowledge and skills to help co-workers as needed. Vicki is great to work with, and her dedication and commitment to nursing excellence is valued.
Transcription Kathy started at Deaconess in Transcription in November 1978. Kathy has seen transcription go from typewriters to word processors and then to different software programs in an effort to make transcription faster and easier. It is always challenging with a new word from the medical world every day. Kathy is third shift, doing those overnight dictations that are always needed immediately if not sooner. She is one of our top producers, giving the department that extra mile to get things accomplished in a timely manner.
Transcription Debbi was hired on her birthday, July 30, 1979. She was 20 years old and just married. She says she started working here as a child. Her greatest passion is for her animals, but she also loves trail riding, camping, four-wheelers and family get-togethers. Over the years the transcription dept has changed from working in the office to working from home. The field is always challenging and never dull. The past 35 years have flown by, and she has seen many, many changes in the way transcription is performed.
Radiology Glenda’s dedication to Deaconess far exceeds just showing up to work every day. For the past 25 years, Glenda has committed herself to teaching, helping the radiologists and, most importantly, providing exceptional care to her patients—all with almost perfect attendance throughout her employment. Glenda’s compassionate and genuine caring attitude puts her patients at ease, knowing she is providing them with excellent care. Deaconess is very lucky to have such a dedicated employee.
Transcription Brenda was hired in January 1979 and started out using typewriters, carbon paper and white-out and distributing reports through the pneumatic tube system. Over the years she learned word processors, then software programs and now totally Internet-based transcription. She has trained many when we had two shifts in the office in Medical Records. Brenda is looking forward to retirement in January 2015, but it will be hard to say goodbye to those MTs she has worked with for so many years.
Pharmacy Joni has been very dedicated to the department and is viewed by her peers as “always willing to help out.” She often takes on new task and can be counted on to follow them through to completion. Joni continually displays a positive and caring attitude toward her co-workers to the extent that she is often referred to in the department as “Mother.”
Post Anesthesia Care Unit Karen started at Deaconess Hospital in June 1979. She worked in ICU (2100 and 4800) until she transferred to PACU in July 2012. Karen is a kind and compassionate nurse. She is very knowledgeable and a good resource for her co-workers. Karen enjoys spending time with her two children and three grandchildren in her spare time.
Performance Improvement Shannon joined Deaconess in February 1979 as an LPN. Shannon is a Six Sigma Green Belt and has been instrumental in a large number of clinical improvement projects. She is the resident expert on cardiovascular quality metrics and works very closely with The Heart Hospital and Deaconess Hospital to continually provide excellent care to our patients. Many thanks to Shannon for 35 years of service.
Dietetics Patient Food Services Joe began his employment at Deaconess in August 1979. He has held positions as janitor, dish machine leader, assistant lead cook and currently as a lead cook with shared responsibilities in the storeroom. Joe is very active in the community, being a
strong supporter of Mater Dei wrestling and basketball He is a member of the Knights of St. John, working on the cooking team, and in his spare time he finds time to work at weddings and receptions.
Opcc Kim is a great resource to the unit and the hospital in general. She is very knowledgeable about chemotherapy, blood products and anything that has to do with Deaconess. Kim is a great advocate for her patients and has a great questioning attitude. She is definitely a major asset to our unit and the hospital.
Engineering & Maintenance Steve was hired as a licensed HVAC technician in July 1979. Steve’s role in daily operations includes maintaining the chillers and cooling towers, which are the primary components of the hospital’s air conditioning system. He is actively involved with maintenance and repairs to many of the complex heating and air conditioning systems as well as pressure controlled areas such as isolation rooms and surgical ORs.
Dietetics Patient Food Services Jill graduated from Purdue University in 1976 with a bachelor’s degree in nutrition and dietetics and completed her master’s degree at the University of Kentucky in 1977. She began employment at Deaconess in November 1978 as a clinical dietitian, accepting the position of Consulting Coordinator in 1983 and, eventually, becoming Operations Manager of Dietetics in 2000. Jill has been instrumental in implementing many positive changes in Dietetics. The most recent one is the implementation of room service at Deaconess Hospital. Jill is an excellent manager and a very dedicated employee.
Laboratory Lesle graduated from Henderson Community College as a Medical Laboratory Technician. She began her career at Deaconess in 1979 as a second-shift Chemistry Tech and later moved to a day/evening position there. In 1990 Lesle transferred to the Hematology Department, where she has worked part-time ever since. Lesle has been a valued resource for Deaconess Laboratory, and we are fortunate to have her on our team.
Environmental Services Sandy started at the “Walnut Room,” now the Garden Café, and spent 16 years working in the kitchen and as a cashier. She has spent the last 19 years working in Environmental Services. When asked what she liked best about working for Deaconess, she said meeting all the people and making good friends. Sandy is courteous, conscientious, a caring person, and a hard worker.
Laboratory Leonard graduated from USI (then ISUE) in 1975, attended Deaconess School of Medical Technology in 1976, and began his career at Our Lady of Mercy Hospital. In 1978, he returned to Deaconess Laboratory and has worked 15 years as a generalist on thirds and 20 years in Chemistry. Leonard has played a vital role in the installation and operation of many different chemistry analyzers that have been acquired over the years, and he is currently involved in the collection and analysis of data for the ED Lab Turnaround team.
Dietetics Patient Food Services Nellie began her employment at Deaconess in May 1979 in the Diet Office as a therapeutic tech. And she is still a therapeutic tech in the Diet Office 35 years later! Nellie loves chocolate, bingo, horseracing and playing the lottery, looking forward to winning the PowerBall! Nellie looks forward to retirement to enjoy family activities and traveling.
Surgery Terri has been in Surgery since she began her career at Deaconess. For the majority of this time, she worked on a wide variety of cases as a Certified Surgical Technologist. Over the past year, she has moved into the important role of Inventory Coordinator.
Laboratory Terry began her employment at Deaconess in June 1979 in the lab office. In 1990, Terry transferred to the Microbiology lab as a specimen processor, where she still works today as the senior specimen processor. Terry and her husband, John, have been married for 35 years and have three daughters.
Laboratory Ted began his employment as a Deaconess Medical Technologist in February 1979. He worked on third shift and on the 1985 lab computer system install before moving to the Blood Bank in 1986. During off time, Ted has been a walking participant in marathons, including the Boston Marathon in 2013.
Employee Education and Development If there was a definition in the dictionary for a Deaconess nurse, Dr. Ellen Wathen’s name and picture would be the example. She is an expert clinician, loyal mentor and excellent preceptor, and she exhibits the Deaconess Credo in all she does. Part of Ellen’s role in EE&D is tutoring new graduate nurses, and it’s very special to see the graduates come back after they have passed their boards. EE&D is definitely a better department because of Ellen.
Lab Outreach Karen has dedicated herself to the care of others. For forty years she has upheld Deaconess traditions and values in the way she strives for excellence from herself and her staff. Deaconess Regional Laboratory and the health system are better organizations because of employees like Karen.
Pharmacy Bob started his career at Deaconess as a nurse aide and moved through Material Management and on to Pharmacy, becoming one of our Certified Oncology Pharmacy Technicians. Co-workers comment about Bob’s jovial personality and how he brightens the pharmacy! Bob has advanced his career here at Deaconess all while raising three kids and being very involved in church, Boy Scouts and the Reitz band.
Dietetics Patient Food Services Victor began employment at Deaconess in September 1973 as a cart-handler relief in Dietetics, and he was ultimately promoted to storeroom inspector. His responsibilities include requisitioning, warehousing, inventorying and distributing more than $2 million worth of food products annually. Victor always has a quick smile and a customer-focused approach. Victor won the blue ribbon for the Corporate Challenge for chess playing for Deaconess in the early eighties.
Laundry and Linen Rick has been with the Laundry Department for 40 years. He is a very dedicated employee who takes his job seriously and is always on time. He has a great sense of humor, which he brings to work every day. He always is there for someone else, whether it be work or family. He loves to spend his spare time outdoors with his family.
Ortho-Medical Care Center Marylyn is hard-working, loyal and very compassionate. She is always willing to lend a hand. She will do anything to help a patient and is a true patient advocate. We are happy to have her on the OMCC team and appreciate her years of service.
Call Center Fonda graduated from the Deaconess School of Nursing. Most of her time at Deaconess was on the Pediatric Unit; however, she is now using that knowledge in the Call Center triage line. Fonda is instrumental in the training of new nursing staff to the Call Center
Medical Records - Operations After graduating from Lockyear Business College, JaLoy began working at Deaconess Hospital as a unit secretary. After working 20 years on various units of the hospital, JaLoy transferred to Medical Records and currently works as a Medical Records Specialist. JaLoy is known for paying attention to details and having a questioning attitude. JaLoy has received many cards for going above and beyond for helping patients with their records. Thank you, JaLoy, for 40 years of dedicated service to the Deaconess team.
Radiology Susan began her career at Deaconess in Radiology in July 1974. She has grown from an office assistant to a Radiology Analyst who saves us money and generates revenue daily. I asked her peers to give me a few words to describe her, and they all say the same thing, Jack of All Trades. She is the trusted, loyal, goto person for all things Radiology. She has the respect of technical staff and physicians alike, and that is not always an easy task!
Emergency Room Melva joined Deaconess in 1972 and has worked in the Emergency Department throughout her years of service. Melva has adapted to the many changes that have taken place in the ED over the years. She is willing to do whatever is asked of her, and she is loved and respected by her team. Thank you for your many years of service.
Home Medical Equipment Ann started to work at Deaconess in July 1974 as a staff nurse in SICU, where she worked for 15 years. She was one of the first nurses to receive specialized training prior to opening the Open Heart Program at Deaconess. For the next six years, beginning in June 1989, Ann was coordinator of the IV Team, developing the PICC program at Deaconess in 1991. In March 1995, Ann transferred to HME and obtained her CRNI in 1997. Ann and Rick have been married for 27 years and live in historic Newburgh.
Marian Kay Myers
Radiology Kay Myers began her career in September 1968 in Radiology as a radiologic technologist. She quickly moved over to Nuclear Medicine when we began offering that service line. She has seen firsthand how technology has changed our field. I asked her co-workers to give me a couple of words to describe Kay. They used the words loyal, compassionate and dependable. I couldn’t agree more. Kay is an “owner” by every definition of the word.
Call Center Nancy has been a dedicated RN at Deaconess for 45 years. She recently retired, so we wish her a very happy and well-deserved retirement! Nancy graduated from the Deaconess School of Nursing. She worked nights on the Oncology unit for many years, as well as taught at our School of Nursing. She was one of the nurses to start the Call Center triage line and was instrumental in its growth and success. She is the Lead Nurse at the time of her retirement. She will be missed!
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