September 2018 Employee of the Month

Amanda FloecknerNews

The Island Hospital Employee of the Month for September is Certified Nursing Assistant and Health Unit Coordinator, Desiree Richards.

Desiree shares her time at Island Hospital between the Acute Care and Emergency Departments. She is kind and always ready with a smile for patients and staff. Coworkers praise Desiree for her positive and caring attitude. She genuinely cares about her patients, making them feel special and providing care without judgment. Desiree maintains her composure through the busy times and is a supportive coworker. She enjoys mentoring new employees and often offers to help with training. Her supervisor notes, “Desiree is consistent in her work ethic and can be counted on to do her best to benefit our patients and coworkers.”

Since her arrival in 2014, Desiree 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, Desiree!