Hudson, Florida (April 6, 2016) – On March 22 Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point honored Kelly Karoftis, RN, Charge Nurse and Clinical Coordinator of the Neuro Spine Center as its Employee of the Month for February.
In naming Ms. Karoftis, Chief Executive Officer Shayne George quoted several nominations that he received on her behalf. Every nomination stated her reputation for leadership and her willingness to be helpful with coworkers. “She is so helpful when she is on the floor and in charge…an amazing team player and deserves recognition for all her hard work and dedication.” Another nomination praised her hard work as a nurse and her reliability and promptness. “She is easy to communicate with and a true natural leader.” In addition to complimenting her as a coworker, nominations also stated that she “relentlessly exceeds expectations relating to patients and colleagues alike. This employee is always willing and able to lend a helping hand…she is a natural born leader.”
As Employee of the Month, Kelly Karoftis receives an Employee of the Month pin, a selected blanket gift, a reception with refreshments for her colleagues, and a coveted front row parking spot of her choosing for one month, and a $50 gift card.
In addition, Kelly receives a “You Make a Difference” starfish key chain personifying a well-known story of the young man and the starfish.
Each Employee of the Month is also placed in nomination for RMCBP’s Employee of the Year.
Attached photo: Employee of the Month for February 2016: Pictured are Shayne George, CEO, Kelly Karoftis and Janet Brown, Director the Med/Surg and Neuro Spine Center.
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 and 2015 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)
Recipient of 2016 Blue Distinction® Center+ Designation for Quality and Cost-Efficiency in Cardiac Care
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.