Achievement of Excellence Supported Employee | Torrance
Torrance loves to wash dishes, he even washes the items that go into the recycle bin. He is happy and is quick to do any job that is requested by another staff member. You will often find him in the kitchen where he always chops broccoli - just the right way. Should a light go out – he sounds the alert, so all of our stores stay well-lit all the time.
You will never find Torrance without his cheerful smile!
Achievement of Excellence Related Services | Jay Hinds
Jay always goes above and beyond at Bliss Gallery when hanging new pieces of art and helping us prepare for a new show and he is always there helping with taking them down. He is always willing to do whatever it takes to get the job done.
Always with a smile, Jay is flexible in changing his schedule or work site, to assist wherever and whenever he is needed.
Achievement of Excellence Relief Direct Service Professional | Donna Snyder
Donna performs her job at an exceptional level within her job description. She is flexible when it comes to her schedule and work assignment – working whenever and wherever she is needed. She is a very caring and loving individual, a team player and gets along well with the staff with whom she works. You can count on Donna having a positive attitude. Her co-workers say it is always a pleasure to work with Donna.
Achievement of Excellence Program Professional | Amanda Carden
Amanda’s dedication to Holy Angels is evident in her attention to detail in her job as the 2nd shift campus manager. She provides clear and direct communication, and her consistent manner of holding staff accountable. Amanda listens to the needs of the staff and responds thoughtfully and reasonability without partiality. Amanda truly demonstrates excellence within her area of responsibility.
Achievement of Excellence Direct Support Professional | Sade Duff
Sade has an exceptional work ethic and attitude. She is always positive – willing to do whatever is needed to be done. Staff members enjoy working with her - she is a great team player, treats all with dignity and respect. The residents always look forward to her time with them – she treats residents just like friends.
Maria T. Morrow Spirit Award | Jasmine Byrd
Named in honor and memory of Holy Angels' first resident for her spirit of love, perseverance and can-do attitude.
Jasmine is great at sharing her enthusiasm joyful attitude and fun loving spirit with residents and staff alike. She is a great cheerleader especially during DSP week.
She is known to go above and beyond daily for the residents. She is an advocate for the residents. Willing to do whatever it takes to get the job done, you never see her without a smile. New staff members have a good mentor in Jasmine, who helps them to better be of service with the residents.
Beth Withers “Make A Difference” Award | Amanda Summey, RN
Named in memory of a member of the nursing staff who had an unbounded spirit of generosity.
Amanda is known for her gentle, caring approach with our residents showing compassionate care with a positive attitude. She has assisted our residents by being an advocate at off campus appointments, helping with the many onsite clinics and serving the needs of our community group home residents. She takes critical situations and nursing pressures in stride. She is conscientious and works to make sure that quality care is first and foremost. Her caring attitude is contagious to the new staff members she trains as well as to those she has worked alongside of for over nine years.
President's Award | Becky Cozad
Recognizes a staff member's extraordinary and exemplary efforts on behalf of Holy Angels and the residents we serve.
Becky is known for her positive attitude and sharing her smile with all she meets. She encourages staff and residents to do their very best. She displays great patience and kindness with our residents and provides them opportunities to achieve success whenever they are helping her. Becky will work wherever needed – laundry, kitchen and environmental services. For over 15 years, Becky has demonstrated excellence within her job and shared her compassionate heart.
NORCARR Virginia Franks Achievement of Excellence Award | Chrissy Byars
Chrissy serves Holy Angels as the Clinical Program Manager/QP for the LifeChoices adult day services program. Each day Chrissy works with the LifeChoices participants providing opportunities for socialization, vocational training and meaningful supported employee options. She is very knowledgeable and thorough with an exceptional focus on detail and the ability to complete a wide variety of tasks and responsibilities with a positive and caring attitude extending beyond her job description. Chrissy approaches and completes complex clinical tasks with quality and organizational efficiency. The participants love her and appreciate her willingness to help and support, finding in her a person who has their best interest at heart.
NORCARR Ann Wolfe Award | Dorothea Smith
Dorothea serves as the Lead Health Care Technician and Direct Support Professional on 3rd shift. Dorothea consistently displays a friendly and positive attitude with the residents and her coworkers every day throughout her entire shift. She is committed to providing quality service to the residents in every detail associated with their care including: medication administration as well as her duties in providing direct care with and alongside the staff members she leads. Dorothea is known for her smile and consistently friendly interaction with the residents and staff. She is motivated by the quality care she knows the residents deserve.
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