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February Employee of the Month is Caylynn Bush
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February Employee of the Month is Caylynn Bush

Occupational therapists or certified occupational therapist assistants teach the pre-op joint classes. One day, mistakenly no one scheduled and not realized until there was a classroom full of patients. When Caylynn heard, she immediately came at the last minute in the middle of her lunch to teach the class. Caylynn was able to provide the patients…

February Employee of the Month is John Cocca
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February Employee of the Month is John Cocca

Every Christmas, Grandview and Southview employees adopt a Forestview Nursing Center or Grafton Oaks Nursing Home resident. For at least the last eight years, John has dressed up as Santa for the nursing homes Christmas parties. Two evenings in December, John wears a hot suit jingling, caroling, and passing out gifts. He fully takes on…

February Employee of the Month is Deb Luckadoo
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February Employee of the Month is Deb Luckadoo

Deb walked into her patient’s room and found the patient sobbing. The patient found out that she would not be able to have Christmas gifts for her grandchildren because she could not go to the Salvation Army to pick up the gifts. Deb saw the patient’s heart rate elevating due to her crying. Deb contacted…

January Employee of the Month is Ray Edquid
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January Employee of the Month is Ray Edquid

Ray Edquid was caring for a patient coming out of surgery when the patient had an extreme reaction to the anesthesia. Ray called a doctor to provide the patient with medication to calm him. During the next several weeks as the patient recovered, Ray visited him two more times on his days off to check…

January Employee of the Month is Larrena Varney
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January Employee of the Month is Larrena Varney

Larrena Varney was caring for a patient with stroke-like symptoms. The elderly patient seemed upset and began crying. She told Larrena that she always wore rings and necklaces, but did not have her jewelry with her. When Larrena went to give the patient her own necklace, she realized she hadn’t worn one that day. Larrena…

January Employee of the Month is Brenda Ralston
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January Employee of the Month is Brenda Ralston

Brenda Ralston was a winner of a five-minute shopping spree for completing her benefits open-enrollment in a timely manner. Brenda viewed the shopping spree as an opportunity to help others less fortunate than herself. Brenda donated all her winnings to support the Kettering Medical Center Thanksgiving adopt-a-family program. The kindness in her donation of canned…

January Employee of the Month is Ruth Goehkle
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January Employee of the Month is Ruth Goehkle

Ruth Goehkle was working in the laboratory when a doctor came in with some concerns about a patient. The doctor asked Ruth to examine a slide with her and look for abnormalities. After viewing the slide, Ruth told the doctor the cells looked unusual to her, and suggested further testing of the patient. The doctor…

January Employee of the Month is Tammy Warrix
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January Employee of the Month is Tammy Warrix

When Tammy Warrix learned her co-worker’s 30-year-old husband was diagnosed for a second time with stage three brain cancer, Tammy took action to help. Tammy traded work days with her co-worker and even offered her some of her own paid time-off. Tammy identifies the needs of those around her and works with them to meet…


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