Hudson, Florida (August 31, 2015) – Regional Medical Center Bayonet recently honored six teens as “Five Star Teen Volunteers” at its recent Teen Volunteer Appreciation luncheon and award ceremony on Saturday, August 8, at the Rao Musunuru, M.D., Conference Center. The six teens received their award for service that was regarded above and beyond standard volunteer services. The volunteers honored (in alphabetical order) were:
Although Janine has only volunteered for one year she has already accumulated 500 merit hours. Janine serves as a courier running errands, and escorting guests – always with a smile. She is held in high regard by her team leader who says that she is “always dependable, great personality, and always friendly. She knows her job and the hospital and is willing to do whatever is asked of her.” Her team leader, Bill McKeon, said that she has respect for her fellow volunteers and works well with everyone.
At the time of his award Richard had been volunteering only 19 months but had already accumulated 450 merit hours. He volunteers as a courier on Mondays and Thursdays and has a reputation for taking his job seriously. Richard is regarded as friendly, polite, and easy to work with others according to his team leader, Dixie Cagle, “Richard has an excellent attitude and is a pleasure to work with and is an asset to our volunteer team. This wonderful young man absolutely deserves this award.”
Vaibhav has accumulated 470 merit hours in the two years he has volunteered. His team leader, Vicky Neftleberg, says, “Vaibo (as they call him) is always willing to help and does whatever is asked of him.” Vicky stated that he is a quiet young man but speaks volumes with his demeanor. “Vaibhav is a pleasure to work with and is an asset to our hospital and the volunteer organization.”
Nicole has accumulated 360 merit hours in the two years she has been a volunteer. Nicole volunteers as a courier running errands, escorting guests and discharging and admitting patients with her quiet, gentle demeanor. She has a reputation for being dependable and being there to do her job and do it well.
Amir has accumulated 400 merit hours in his 25 months as a volunteer. His supervisor, John Fuget, says, “Amir has a positive attitude each time he comes to work and is always willing to do whatever is asked of him. He is liked by his coworkers and fellow volunteers due to his friendly, outgoing, compassionate demeanor.” Amir is regarded as an excellent example of what a volunteer should be.
Alyssa has accumulated 375 hours in the one year and nine months that she has volunteered at Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point. She not only works as a courier, but also helps run one of the welcome desks at the hospital. Alyssa is regarded as dependable, polite, and hardworking and always willing to help when needed and when called upon. She is regarded as an “exceptional volunteer.”
About Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point
Regional Medical Center Bayonet has been serving the community since 1981. We are a 290-bed acute care hospital located in Hudson, FL and home of the nationally acclaimed Heart Institute. We have more than 350 physicians, 1,264 employees and 500 volunteers on our integrated healthcare delivery team.
Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point has achieved distinction in the following areas:
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[if !supportLists]· [endif]Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care.
[if !supportLists]· [endif]2010, 2011, and 2013 Top Performing Hospital for Key Quality Measures for heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, and surgical care – The Joint Commission
[if !supportLists]· [endif]Certified Advance Primary Stroke Center – Joint Commission
[if !supportLists]· [endif]Heart & Stroke Champions Award Winner 1998 – 2011
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[if !supportLists]· [endif]Approved Community Cancer Program – American College of Surgeons.
[if !supportLists]· [endif]5 Joint Commission Disease-Specific Certifications: primary stroke center, acute myocardial infarction, coronary artery bypass graft, joint replacement hip, joint replacement knee!
[if !supportLists]· [endif]Awarded Hospital Safety Score of “A” in FIVE consecutive rankings by The Leapfrog Group.
[if !supportLists]· [endif]Recipient of the 2014 American Heart Association (AHA)/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® Gold Performance Achievement Award in stroke.
[if !supportLists]· [endif]Awarded full Atrial Fibrillation Certification status from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPC).
Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point is located at 14000 Fivay Road, Hudson, FL. 34667. For additional information on Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point visit www.rmchealth.com or www.heartoftampa.com or visit us on Facebook.