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Patricia Tyler: February Employee of the Month
The February Employee of the Month was awarded to Patricia Tyler of the OR
“Pat is a star! She is unfailingly positive and cheerful. She
is open, honest, enagaged. She does not get involved in minor issues of any
given day, and with her exceptional attitude she raises the morale and energy of
the rest of our team.”
“The surgeons love working with Pat- she has a positive, can
do attitude, along with a great personality.”
“Pat is simply a kind, unselfish, highly knowledgable
medical professional that I am proud to say I work with daily.”
"I’ve worked with Pat for 18 years. She was my preceptor and
mentor when I began employment at PBMC. She continues to be a resource to me.
Pat consistently goes above and beyond…she stays late, takes extra calls when
needed and always does it with a positive attitude and smile. I am honored to
have Pat as a peer.”
Photo: The OR team with Patricia Tyler (5th from right)
Terry Hanley: January Employee of the Month
The January Employee of the Month was awarded to Terry Hanley of Patient Registration
"We as a department wish to nominate Terry Hanley for
Employee of the Month. Terry comes to
work every day with an exceptional attitude. She works with a multitude of
patients helping them to understand their bills, helping them with Free Care
applications and helping them understand their insurance, among many other
"Staff can always rely on her to answer questions for
patients and employees. To Terry, everyone is important. As a Financial
Counselor, Terry goes above and beyond to give her patients piece of mind.
Terry is invaluable to both our staff and the entire hospital."
Photo: (L-R): Terry Hanley, center
Connie Thyng: Manager of the 4th Quarter, 2014
The Manager of the 4th Quarter of 2014 was awarded to Connie Thyng of Cancer Care
"Connie has kept our department running smoothly through all
of this, and always takes the time to hear all our questions and concerns, no
matter how minor. She does this in a respectful manner, so no one feels as though
they’re not being heard of taken seriously."
"She’ll ask for help, admit mistakes, setting an example for
the rest of us. She’s always willing to step in and do what’s needed, and will
go to bat for any of us on the team."
Photo: (L-R): Connie Thyng, center in white with members of the Cancer Care team
NOMINATE A MANAGER
Alice Newbert, RN Daisy Award Honoree of December
The December Daisy Award was awarded to Alice Newbert, RN (SCU)
“Alice heard of my patient needing an emergent dental procedure, but the patient did not have insurance to cover the cost. She contacted the Knox County Health Clinic to find out what programs my patient may qualify for. She found a Dental Assistance Program, printed off the application, met with my patient to explain in detail how to fill out the application, what forms are needed, and shared that Knox County Health Clinic would be in contact with in a week to assist patient. We are lucky to have her and her knowledge of resources in the community for our patients, along with her willingness to meet with all patients to assist them.”
December nominees were Vicki Siegel, RN Cardiac Rehab and Jan Blackington, RN Med/Surge
Photo: Alice Newbert honoree center, Vicki Siegal nominee, far left
Pen Bay Healthcare is a community health care system dedicated to caring for the sick and injured and to improving the health and quality of life of the people of mid-coast Maine.Values
- We pledge to provide excellent quality healthcare in a compassionate, cheerful and efficient manner.
- We strive for excellence, both in clinical practice and in personal service, so that we exceed our community’s expectations.
- We maintain an atmosphere of trust by working as a team, by showing respect for one another and the people we care for, and using clear, open and honest communication.
- We recognize that each of us is an important member of our team and has unique strengths and skills. All of us contribute to providing a safe, friendly and healing atmosphere.
- We maintain a physically secure and spiritually uplifting environment for each other and the people we serve.
Limited space available for this employee training.
Training will cover:
-Functional Formatting -Basic Formulas & Functions
Who should attend?
-Validating Data -Graphing & Charting
-Importing Data -Conditional Formatting
-“If” Statements -Vlookup Command
-Anyone who wants to learn more about using Excel
-Anyone who knows some basics of Excel but wants to know more
-Managers or Supervisors who would like more information about how to make Excel work for them
For additional inquiries or to reserve your spot, please call x8210
Where: Pen Bay Computer Training Room
PBMC: Diabetic Rounding
Beginning in September, Brenda Berry, RN, will begin rounding on inpatients at PBMC twice a week. The goal is to identify patients who could benefit from Diabetes & Nutrition Care services and encourage providers to make and nurses to suggest referrals to the Diabetes & Nutrition Care Center post discharge. As time permits Brenda can visit select patients with the providers’ permission.
Our patient focus is Pre-Diabetics, Diabetics & newly diagnosed Diabetics.
FMI: 921-3999 or X3999.