Rewards

Kandy Cia Retires After 50 Years at Infirmary

Congratulations to Kandy Cia, a nurse on 4W at the Infirmary, who recently retired after spending more than 50 years at the Infirmary. Kandy graduated from the Infirmary’s Nursing program in April 1968 (her class photo hangs in the Education Hall at the Infirmary), and she began working at the Infirmary in 1971. Coworkers praisedView Full Post

Chae Brewer Named Service Hero at Hot Springs

Chae Brewer, a nurse manager on 2W in Hot Springs, was named a Service Hero for displaying the value of EXCELLENCE. Chae was nominated by a coworker who praised her skill as a nurse and her commitment to her team and patients. “Chae always displays excellence and is an incredibly gifted nurse.  She understands throughput,View Full Post

Dr. Ribakare Named Service Hero at Hot Springs

Divine Ribakare, D.O., an internal medicine specialist in Hot Springs, was named a Service Hero for displaying the value of EXCELLENCE. Dr. Ribakare was nominated by a nurse for the “above and beyond” care she provides her patients. “She never acts rushed when caring for her patients. She is an example of true caring.” Due toView Full Post

Carl Cooney Named North’s Employee of the Quarter

Congratulations to Carl Cooney, North’s Employee of the Quarter for the first quarter of 2020. Carl works on the EVS team and has not missed a day of work in five years! North’s Employee of the Quarter program was created to recognize excellence of team members that support their coworkers/teammates, patients and the hospital throughView Full Post

Rachel Farnam Named Service Hero at Hot Springs

Rachel Farnam, a unit coordinator on 2W in Hot Springs, was named a Service Hero for displaying the value of EXCELLENCE. Rachel was nominated by a coworker who praised the care she provides to patients. For example, Rachel makes fidget sleeves to help occupy confused patients, so they don’t pull out their lines. “She isView Full Post

Dr. Shafizadeh Named Service Hero at North

Stephen Shafizadeh, MD, FAANS, a neurosurgeon at North, was recognized as a Service Hero for displaying the value of COMPASSION. Dr. Shafizadeh was nominated by the family of David Duch, who was admitted to North in late 2019 for a possible stroke. “When Dr. Shafizadeh entered the room, we knew David was in the rightView Full Post

Sarah Cogburn Named Service Hero at Hot Springs

Sarah Cogburn, a RN in Hot Springs’s ICU, was named a Service Hero for displaying the value of COMPASSION. Sarah was nominated by the daughter of a patient who passed away during her stay in ICU. The patient’s daughter praised Sarah’s care, especially since the family was unable to be with her due to COVID-19View Full Post