Island Hospital’s December 2016 Employee of the Month is Carrie Shelton, a Certified Central Services Technician in the Sterile Processing Department.
Carrie is a vital asset to the department. She has proven to be an excellent technician and is highly conscientious as she carries out her job duties. Carrie demonstrates a high commitment to making things better for her team and understands the importance of supporting staff moral and maintaining a positive work environment. She has used her experience and expertise to help train new staff to be able to learn and utilize best practices. She is wonderful to work with, a great mentor and a great friend. Carrie makes everyone feel valued and heard. She takes time out of her busy schedule to assist in welcoming new employees in the new employee orientation and welcomes anyone to our hospital with kind words and a smile. One of the Sterile Processing staff that she trained said, “Carrie made my first days at Island Hospital very enjoyable rather than nerve-wracking and still does to this day.“
Since her arrival in 2010, Carrie has characterized Island Hospital’s Promise to consistently provide the best customer service to our patients, families, guests and colleagues. Congratulations and thanks for being an inspiration, Carrie!