Laura M. Edwards, LICSW, Pediatric Social Worker from the Community Health Team was honored as Rutland Regional Medical Center’s Clinical Employee of the Quarter and Lisa Barker, Budget & Financial Reporting Manager in Finance was honored as the Rutland Regional Non-Clinical Employee of the Quarter.
Employees are nominated for the award by their colleagues based on their commitment to exemplary service, exceeding expectations in their work and in support of fellow employees or to comfort or assist patients and their families.
“All of our employees play an important role in delivering quality care and creating the best possible experience for our patients,” said Tom Huebner, CEO of Rutland Regional Medical Center. “Laura and Lisa exemplify the best of who we are as healthcare providers through their dedication to our patients and the hospital.”
About Rutland Regional Medical Center
Established in 1896, Rutland Regional is the second largest hospital in Vermont and is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving the health of families and individuals.
Rutland Regional’s commitment to quality patient care has been recognized locally and nationally by becoming the first hospital in Vermont to receive both the Governor’s Award for Performance Excellence and Magnet Recognition® for quality patient care, nursing excellence and innovation. Rutland Regional has also been recognized by the Joint Commission as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures and was honored with an “A” grade by The Leapfrog Group, an independent industry watchdog, in the Fall 2014 Hospital Safety Score, which rates how well hospitals protect patients from errors, injuries and infections.