Living Our Mission

Ash Wednesday Kicks Off Lent: A Period of Fasting and Preparation

Ash Wednesday Kicks Off Lent: A Period of Fasting and Preparation

Most people think of this Wednesday, February 14, as Valentine’s Day. That is true, but this year it is also Ash Wednesday, the beginning of the Lenten Season. While it is always nice to show special attention to those we love, as we kick off Lent this Ash Wednesday, let us remember what Lent is […]

Read More
Farewell and Thank You Reception Held for Patrick McCruden

Farewell and Thank You Reception Held for Patrick McCruden

After years of faithful and dedicated service, Patrick McCruden, Senior Vice President, Mission Integration, will be departing for a fantastic opportunity with SSM Health, a Catholic health system based in St. Louis. Patrick has been with the ministry since 2000 and will be serve SSM as their new Chief Mission Integration Officer. To thank him […]

Read More
Volunteers Robert and Dorothy Landrum Named Service Heroes in Hot Springs

Volunteers Robert and Dorothy Landrum Named Service Heroes in Hot Springs

Robert and Dorothy Landrum were named Service Heroes in Hot Springs for displaying the value of COMPASSION and EXCELLENCE. Dorothy and Robert give 100% every Friday morning. They do whatever is asked of them, PLUS many, many things that are “extras”. “They are the two most dependable people I have worked with,” states Wilda Chadick […]

Read More
Hot Springs Units Recognized for Preventing CLABSI

Hot Springs Units Recognized for Preventing CLABSI

Providing the best patient care is a top goal at CHI St. Vincent, and reducing central line infections continues to be a priority to achieve that goal. As a way to recognize that work that has been done while reminding coworkers of the importance of CLABSI prevention, Tony Houston and the leadership at Hot Springs […]

Read More
Coworkers Participate in Martin Luther King Day of Service

Coworkers Participate in Martin Luther King Day of Service

Our coworkers participated in the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service at Pulaski Heights United Methodist Church on Monday, Jan. 15. Dr. Morris Kelley, along with nurses from the Heart Institute and Community Outreach, offered health screenings to participants and provided information on various health topics. CHI St. Vincent promotional items were given away, […]

Read More
Dr. Joseph Cenac Named Service Hero in Hot Springs

Dr. Joseph Cenac Named Service Hero in Hot Springs

Dr. Joseph Cenac was named Service Hero in Hot Springs for displaying the value of COMPASSION and EXCELLENCE. In late December a baby coded during a visit to the Pediatric Clinic and had to be transported via Med flight to ACH. The parents were Spanish speaking and said that they didn’t drive to Little Rock. […]

Read More
Elizabeth Bright Named Service Hero in Hot Springs

Elizabeth Bright Named Service Hero in Hot Springs

Elizabeth Bright, Nurse Navigator was named Service Hero in Hot Springs for displaying the value of EXCELLENCE. Elizabeth (Liz) is such an inspiration and influential coworker that is willing to help in any area of the department and cover nursing duties when needed. She is continually a steward of our resources, while constantly looking out […]

Read More
OR, ED, Lab and ICU Receive Team Service Award in Hot Springs

OR, ED, Lab and ICU Receive Team Service Award in Hot Springs

They say it takes a village to raise a child, well in this case, it took a team to save one. The OR, ED, Lab and ICU at Hot Springs received a Service Award for Excellence. Their quick thinking and action saved a 16 year old trauma patient with a GSW. The nomination was received […]

Read More
Rachel Kinney, RN Named Daisy Award Winner in Hot Springs

Rachel Kinney, RN Named Daisy Award Winner in Hot Springs

Often times it’s the little things that make a big difference. While far too often the little things escape us, noticing the “little change” in her patient’s condition and taking the appropriate action is one reason Rachel Kinney, RN was named the Daisy Award Winner in Hot Springs for January 2018. She recognized a small […]

Read More
Kim Peek, RN Named Daisy Award Winner in Hot Springs

Kim Peek, RN Named Daisy Award Winner in Hot Springs

Nurses are caregivers by trade, however not all readily realize that those in need of care may sometimes be our own coworkers. Kim Peek, RN knows this, and her willingness and readiness to help coworkers is one reason she was named the Daisy Award Winner in Hot Springs for December 2017. I met this nurse […]

Read More