NORCROSS, Ga., May 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- PruittHealth recently announced the 2016 winners of the Guiding Light Caregiver of the Year Award program at their annual Spring Conference. The award allows each of the PruittHealth locations to nominate their outstanding CNAs and Pharmacy Technicians for special recognition for dedicated service. The nominees are reviewed and evaluated based on criteria, such as length of service, demonstration of excellence in customer service, leadership, dependability, professionalism, and an exceptional display of commitment to caring for patients and their families. The list is then narrowed down to the top ten finalists, who are invited to attend a special awards banquet and private reception with their families. In addition to three grand prizes, each finalist also receives an award plaque and esteemed recognition.
Congratulations to the 2016 winners:
1st place – Vicky Butler, PruittHealth – Forsyth
2nd place – Angela Berry, PruittHealth – Fort Oglethorpe
3rd place – Dinah Lassiter, PruittHealth – Bethany
Other top finalists were:
- Tonya Hudson, PruittHealth Hospice (Cordele)
- Alicia Nocent, PruittHealth – Valdosta
- Patricia Hobbs, The Oaks – Carrollton (Assisted Living)
- Rose Jackson, PruittHealth – Covington
- Rhonda Cochran, PruittHealth Hospice (Calhoun)
- Alma Harris, PruittHealth – Holly Hill
- Tina Basley, PruittHealth Hospice (Macon)
Congratulations to these outstanding professionals, especially Vicky Butler, PruittHealth's 2016 Caregiver of the Year. Vicky has worked as a CNA at PruittHealth – Forsyth for 28 years. A mentor to many, Vicky is truly a leader among her co-workers. There is no doubt that Vicky has left a lasting, positive impact on the lives of those who have been in her care.
Since 1969, PruittHealth has been a family-owned organization committed to the care of patients in our communities. We provide a seamless network of post-acute care services and resources, offering skilled nursing care, home health care, end-of-life hospice care, rehabilitation, and pharmacy/infusion services across the Southeast. Our organization is well known for its holistic model of care, as well as its proactive performance improvement programs, and its continuous commitment to caring and to quality. We serve communities across more than 170 provider locations throughout Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina. The PruittHealth seamless care network ensures that on any given day, our 24,000 patients are cared for by PruittHealth's 16,000 employed partners. Our highly-trained staff and commitment to providing each patient and their family with the level of care and dignity we would expect for our own loved ones are why PruittHealth has remained a leader in healthcare for more than 45 years. For more information please visit: www.PruittHealth.com.
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