Do you know a member of the Infirmary Medical Staff who best exemplifies the attributes of compassion, inclusion, integrity, excellence and collaboration in every encounter with patients, families, visitors and coworkers? Then nominate them for the Infirmary’s Physician of the Year Award! Nominations accepted through September 26. To submit your nomination, click here. The Physician… View Full Post
The Infirmary is hosting a COVID-19 vaccination clinic for employees on Thursday, September 15 from 8-11:30am in the Main Auditorium. This is a walk-in clinic with no appointments necessary and is for booster vaccinations only. All employees interested in receiving a booster vaccination, please plan to attend. Employee Walk-In COVID-19 Vaccination ClinicThursday, September 158-11:30amMain Auditorium… View Full Post
Cheri Farmer, RN in MICU in Hot Springs, was recognized with a DAISY Award for the compassion she showed to a recent patient. Cheri was nominated by the patient’s family members who praised her for going above and beyond to care for their mother during a scary and stressful time. “She was so patient when mom… View Full Post
Congratulations to pharmacy team members who were recognized by the 2021-2022 PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency Class. They are: Kristen Bailey, PharmD, Staff Pharmacist of the Year; George Gann, PharmD, Preceptor of the Year; and John Edwards, Pharmacy Technician of the Year.
Congrats to Jayme Holland, PharmD BCPS, a clinical pharmacist at the Infirmary, who successfully completed her national board certification as a Pharmacotherapy Specialist. Board certification through the Board of Pharmacy Specialties is recognized as the gold standard for determining the pharmacists who are qualified to contribute at advanced practice levels.
Congratulations to Kayla Leathem, PharmD BCCCP, a clinical pharmacist and residency preceptor at the Infirmary, on becoming a Board Certified Critical Care Pharmacist. The purpose of the BCCCP program is to validate that the pharmacist has the advanced knowledge and experience to optimize patient outcomes by: Quickly assessing clinical data and delivering direct patient care… View Full Post
Zac Casteel, RN, who works in the Emergency Department at the Infirmary, was recognized as a Service Hero for displaying the value of COMPASSION. Zac was nominated by a coworker after he helped a woman who was traveling across the country in an RV with her elderly mother. The elderly woman was going home to… View Full Post
Bob Alkire, a pharmacist at the Infirmary, was recognized as a Service Hero for displaying the value of EXCELLENCE. Bob was nominated by a patient after she called the pharmacy to ask why she had been charged more than normal for fewer pills on a regular refill. “Bob was the most pleasant and professional person… View Full Post