Hudson, Florida (August 14, 2017) – Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point has announced the recipients of its second quarter volunteer Star Awards. The awards were presented on Friday, July 28 in the Shoreline Cafeteria at RMCBP. Five Star Honor Volunteers include Sandra Heck, Barbara Mead and Roseann Santore. Luvon Crafton, Charlotte Craven and Jenna McClooney were recognized with the One Star Award.
Sandra Heck began volunteering in October 2014 and has accumulated over 2,100 life hours and over 2,500 merit hours. Sandra greets at Welcome A and also assists in the Wound Care Center. Sandy is known for being friendly, positive and dependable. According to her supervisor at the Wound Care Center, “She always has a smile and no task is beneath her! We can entrust her with tasks that cannot be handled by other people and you can depend on her to do the job right and give everyone her best.”
Barbara Mead has been the smiling face greeting visitors at Welcome A every Sunday morning for almost nine years. Barbara also is the Team Leader for the couriers on Sunday morning, guiding and teaching volunteers with patience and humor. She is known for being dependable, professional, cheerful, polite and always courteous whether answering phones or issuing hospital passes to visitors. She has close to 5000 merit hours and over 4800 life hours.
ROSEANN SANTORE began volunteering in December 2014 at Welcome A. She is known for always having a big smile and outstanding customer service skills. “Roseann handles every situation with professionalism and grace. She is always willing to substitute when available and took over the chairman position for the Heart Pillow. In this job, she coordinates the cutting, printing by a vendor, stuffing and sewing to produce the beloved ‘heart pillows’ given to our recovering cardiac surgical patients,” said Donna Owen, Manager of Volunteer Services. Roseann has volunteered over 5,700 merit hours and goes “above and beyond” in each and every job she performs.
Luvon Crafton began volunteering in May 2015 at Welcome D and also volunteers at Welcome A. She is also a team leader for the couriers on Saturday night. Luvon is known for being dependable and willing to cover for others. “Luvon always greets visitors with respect and has over 2,500 merit service hours,” said Donna Owen, Manager of Volunteer Services.
CHARLOTTE CRAVEN is a courier who started volunteering in November 2014, and has accumulated over 1500 merit hours. She is known for her positive and fun personality, which makes her approachable. Charlotte knows just what to say and is a professional example of a courier.
JENNA MCCLOONEY is a courier who has been volunteering since 2012 has over 1000 volunteer merit hours. Jenna is known for her pleasant demeanor and being kind and courteous to patients, visitors and staff and is always ready to work even on short notice.
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 300 physicians, 1,264 employees and 400 volunteers on our integrated healthcare delivery team.
Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point has achieved distinction in the following areas:
- Level II Trauma Center
- Accredited by The Joint Commission
- Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPC)
- Healthgrades Multi-Award Recipient
o Five Star Recipient for Hip Fracture Treatment for 13 years in a row (2005-2017)
o Five Star Recipient for Back Surgery eight years in a row (2010 – 2017)
o Five Star Recipient for Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm for two years in a row (2016 – 2017)
o Recipient of Healthgrades 2017 Patient Safety Excellence Award™
o Named among the top 5% in the nation for Patient Safety in 2017
o Five Star Recipient for Appendectomy for three years in a row (2015 – 2017)
- Certified Advance Primary Stroke Center – Joint Commission
- MRI, CT, Ultrasound, and Nuclear Medicine Accredited – American College of Radiology
- Approved Community Cancer Program – American College of Surgery
- Joint Commission Disease-Specific Certifications: primary stroke center, sepsis
- Accredited Teaching Facility by the American Osteopathic Association, Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education
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.