Hudson, Florida (February 10, 2016) – Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point has announced the recipients of its fourth quarter volunteer Star Awards. The awards were presented on January 29 in the hospital’s Shoreline Cafeteria. Five Star honored volunteers included John Maxwell, Eileen Riston, and Ann Wolsky.
John Maxwell has been a volunteer at Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point since 2011 and has achieved 978 hours of service. John volunteers as a courtesy cart driver where he “rarely misses a shift and is always willing to help out when another driver is out,” said volunteer manager Donna Owen. John has a reputation as a pleasant person with a positive attitude greeting all visitors who enter his cart with a smile and communicating to them the necessary information they require.
Eileen Riston has been a volunteer at Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point since 2013 and has already accumulated a total of 774 volunteer hours. Eileen works at the hospital’s wound care office and is a member of the volunteer arts and crafts committee. She also volunteers on many special projects. “She works on our craft projects for our patients at home and is always willing to help when needed and is cheerful and efficient,” said Donna Owen. Eileen has established herself as a necessary part of the wound care team and has a reputation for going out of her way to greet patients with her pleasant demeanor. She is regarded as a major asset to the volunteer department and organization.
Ann Wolsky has been a volunteer at Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point since 2009 and has achieved a total of 1,257 hours. She works in the surgical waiting room as well as the Welcome “A” location. “Her professionalism and quick wit makes her favorite of our families, staff, and fellow volunteers. She has stepped into a second position at Welcome ‘A’ with very little need for training,” said Donna Owen. Ann is known for her pleasant and friendly demeanor and her willingness to go out of her way to make everyone feel comfortable. “She is an excellent example of a Five Star recipient,” added Donna.
Attached photo: Ann Wolsky, John Maxwell, Eileen Riston, Elliot Lorenzi, President RMCBP Volunteer Association
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:
Level II Trauma Center
Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care
2010, 2011, 2013 and 2014 Top Performing Hospital for Key Quality Measures for heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, and surgical care – The Joint Commission
Certified Advance Primary Stroke Center – Joint Commission
2014 Top Performing Hospital for Key Quality Measures for heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, surgical care, VTE and stroke – The Joint Commission
Heart & Stroke Champions Award Winner 1998 – 2011
MRI, CT, Ultrasound, and Nuclear Medicine Accredited – American College of Radiology
Approved Community Cancer Program – American College of Surgeons
5 Joint Commission Disease-Specific Certifications: primary stroke center, acute myocardial infarction, coronary artery bypass graft, joint replacement hip, joint replacement knee
Awarded Hospital Safety Score of “A” in SIX consecutive rankings by The Leapfrog Group
Recipient of the 2014 American Heart Association (AHA)/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® Gold Performance Achievement Award in stroke
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.