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HVCH celebrates Hospital Week

Hocking Valley Community Hospital celebrated National Hospital Week by recognizing health care workers and the innovative ways they are supporting and connected to their community.

The week’s festivities included breakfast snack wagon, carnival, employee recognition and retiree lunch, cookout and other treats and games.

“During Hospital Week, we celebrate the heartbeat of our community. Every individual at HVCH plays a vital role in fostering our environment of care. We all stand committed to serving our patients and making a difference,” HVCH CEO Stacey Gabriel said.

“Today we honor hospital employees with 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30 and 40 plus years of history with Hocking Valley. Thank you for all your dedication to our patients and the community.”

As part of the celebration, groups of employees were recognized for their years of service, including the following:

5 Years
• Maggie Downs, Inpatient Services
• Beth Kluding, Administration
• Kaylei Long, Emergency Department
• Shanda Savely, Emergency Department
• Jennifer Shull, Rural Health Clinic

10 Years
• Donna Fisher, Special Care Unit
• Clay Meyer, Outpatient Services
• Maranda Montgomery, Rehabilitation
• Salina Ronan, Emergency Department
• April Wine, Nutrition Services

15 Years
• Jennifer Enderle, Specialty Clinic
• Mary Keels, Nutrition Services
• Erin Tinkham, Rehabilitation

20 Years
• Jennifer Carver, Radiology
• Amy Douglas, Admitting
• Crystal Fizer, Inpatient Department

25 Years
• Heather Johnson, Special Care Unit
• Amy Markin, Case Management

30+ Years
• 32 years – Tara Jacobs, Surgery
• 32 years – Crystal Jordan-Nye, Cardiovascular
• 33 years – Peach Hutchison, Medical Records
• 33 years – Mary Chorniak, Surgery
• 33 years – Crescent Rooker, Emergency Department
• 33 years – Rana Goss, Inpatient Services
• 35 years – Kandy Fizer, Education
• 36 years – Becky Maurice, Rural Health Clinic Billing
• 38 years – Lori Linton, Nursing Supervisor

40+ years
• 40 years – Sheri Thompson, Human Resources
• 42 years – Letha Burrell, Surgery
• 45 years – Marilyn Johnson, Surgery

“We cannot thank our employees enough for the care they provide to our patients. We are blessed to work with the best of the best in the healthcare industry. We appreciate each and every one of you and special congratulations to those recognized this week,” Gabriel concluded.