Joe Sparks was recognized as a Service Hero at the Infirmary for displaying the value of EXCELLENCE. Joe was nominated by a patient for the care he provided, even printing a coloring page out for the patient’s son. Dr. Sparks was excellent and hit the nail on the head with no long and drawn out… View Full Post
Rashawn Jiggets, a Patient Care Tech, was recognized as a Service Hero at the Infirmary for displaying the value of EXCELLENCE. Rashawn was nominated by the daughter of a patient, who noted the devoted care he provided her father. “Rashawn made sure Dad had everything he needed. He came to make sure he showered every… View Full Post
Father Warren Harvey, chaplain at the Infirmary, was recognized as a Service Hero for displaying the value of COMPASSION. During the special funeral service for those lost to miscarriage, Father Harvey asked if the cemetery worker was going to close the grave immediately. The worker replied yes, but it would take some time as it… View Full Post
Mary Thomason, RN, was recognized as a Service Hero at the Infirmary for displaying the value of EXCELLENCE. Mary was working the morning of Wednesday, July 31 when a sprinkler head on the 7th floor malfunctioned. Her critical thinking and quick action led her to create a dam with blankets, diverting the water to the… View Full Post
The pharmacy department at the Infirmary has welcomed two new pharmacist residents, Jenny Belz, PharmD, and Barrett Carter, PharmD. Jenny received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Kinesiology from the University of Arkansas before earning her Doctor of Pharmacy degree at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. Barrett received his Bachelor of Science Degree… View Full Post
Congratulations to Randy Harden, who recently celebrated his 40th anniversary with CHI St. Vincent. Randy, a staff pharmacist at the Infirmary, began work at Doctor’s Hospital in June 1979. During his service, Randy has helped care for many patients, including psychiatric populations as well as labor and delivery.
Pack Shack parties are returning! The Values in Action team will host Pack Shack party to pack thousands of meals for neighbors in need. Coworkers will be able to volunteer for 30 minutes – 1 hour time slots on these dates: Infirmary/NorthTuesday, July 30, 11am-2pmTerrace Room Hot SpringsThursday, Aug. 1, 11am-2pm Mercy / McAuley Room… View Full Post
Congratulations to our new Patient Care Technicians. The PCT program allows interested individuals an opportunity to enter healthcare without a certification or degree requirement. During the course, students learned medical terminology and how to take vital signs. The new hires also meet the demand for more PCTs at the bedside. In the spirit of growing… View Full Post