RANSON, W.Va. – West Virginia University Hospitals-East’s Jefferson Memorial Hospital recently announced its employee Jewel Award winners for the fourth quarter 2010. Award categories include Ruby, Emerald and Diamond and each award has specific criteria for selection.
The “Ruby” Award represents richness and warmth in the delivery of care and this individual demonstrates a willingness to assist patients, staff and others with knowledge and experience. This person is open to new ideas and ways of providing exceptional service. The Ruby Award was presented to Jamie Warnick, radiology department receptionist.
The “Emerald” Award represents bright, clear and nearly flawless, and is one of the most highly valued of all gems, known for its transparency. This award recipient is an asset for his/her ability to be flexible in roles. The Emerald Award was presented to Lynn Hypes, surgery department supply coordinator.
The “Diamond” Award represents the ability to withstand great pressure and temperature. This individual displays many brilliant qualities and is appreciated for his/her fine characteristics. The Diamond Award was presented to Kelly Wilt, radiologic technologist..
In addition to the Jewel Awards, the HERO Award was created as an Administrator’s Award. It stands for “Helping to Extend to our community by Reaching out to Others”. The HERO Award was presented to Dr. Tim Devine, a hospitalist at Jefferson Memorial Hospital.
“Last quarter we had several very changeling patients. Dr. Devine managed these patients with grace, determination and modeled our values to make him worthy and deserving of the HERO Award,” stated Dr. Christina Coad, chief administrative officer at Jefferson Memorial Hospital.
Each of the employee award winners is pictured with their certificates during a recent ceremony at the hospital.