TONYA HAWKINS CHOSEN CORPORATE EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH
Tonya has worked with the Chosen family since the acquisition of Willow Manor in 2014. She has worked as an MDS Coordinator, DON and then promoted to a Regional Clinical Nurse. Tonya has over 20 years of experience in LTC and has been an RN since 1995. Her experience and leadership skills are invaluable assets to the Chosen Team as evidenced by the following nomination we received.
“… The Willow Manor Nursing Management Team would like to formally nominate Tonya Hawkins/RDCO! Tonya works endless hours to ensure our facility (and all of her other facilities) are being managed effectively & remain in compliance. She is available to us via phone 24 hours per day/7 days per week. She encourages us to ask questions, develop plans of action/interventions that are appropriate for our facility, and provides professional and constructive guidance when needed. Willow Manor is making positive changes that are paving the way to a brighter future and the guidance & support of Tonya Hawkins our RDCO is an integral part of our success!”
Congratulations Tonya and thank you for being part of our team!
DARA REAGAN IS THE CHOSEN EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH FOR JULY 2018
Dara has been employed as a CNA at Essex Nursing and Rehab since April of 2010. Dara is extremely dedicated to the Residents and Staff at Essex. In addition to being a CNA she also manages Central Supplies for the facility. Dara trains all the new CNA’s and does monthly in-services with staff to keep them sharp on the job. Dara works doubles when needed and is always willing to fill in where needed. Dara is a true asset to Essex Nursing and Rehab.
NELLIE ALEXANDER IS THE CHOSEN EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH FOR MAY 2018
Nellie Alexander has been employed at Wintersong Village since 8/2/17. Nellie is well respected by her staff and demonstrates outstanding leadership and a strong work ethic. Her dedication to the Residents and staff go above and beyond expectations. Chosen Healthcare is proud to have leaders like Nellie.
Thank you Nellie for all your hard work and dedication
LINDA TURNER CHOSEN ADMINISTRATOR OF THE MONTH
Linda Turner joined Chosen Healthcare as Administrator at Meridian Nursing and Rehab in June 2017. She has blended a team of veteran as well as new department leaders, focused on the facility mission of service to men and women in south central Indianapolis. During Linda's years of experience, she has seen resident care and service practices change, often for the better, in an environment where government spending on long term care has become increasingly limited. Despite this, Linda remains positive about her profession and energized by the challenges it provides. Congratulations to Linda, Chosen Healthcare's Administrator of the month
GREEN-HILL MANOR NAMED FIRST PLACE GOLD MEDAL WINNER
Green-Hill Manor has been named the first-place winner of the Chosen Healthcare Gold Medal program for 1st quarter 2018. Green-Hill Manor, who is one of the newest additions to the Chosen Healthcare family, is located in Fowler, Indiana and has proudly served the community for over 45 years. Led by Administrator Stephanie Anderson, Green-Hill has an extremely strong team who are devoted caregivers and proud to represent Chosen Healthcare’s commitment to provide the best clinical and supportive services.
MERIDIAN NURSING AND REHAB NAMED GOLD MEDAL WINNER
Meridian Nursing and Rehab has been named one of the Chosen Healthcare Gold Medal recipients for 1st Quarter 2018. It is a 42-bed facility located in south central Indianapolis just 10 minutes from the Circle downtown. Meridian, along with its Indianapolis sister facilities, share the mission of serving men and women who live in metropolitan Indianapolis. Meridian is known for its longevity of staff and family atmosphere which makes it a popular choice for those who choose to make it their home. It also has an aggressive discharge program utilizing a strong Sky Rehab team and the resources of the inner-city for those who stay short term and return to the community. By being named a Gold Medal recipient, Meridian has demonstrated its commitment to Chosen's vision to be a leader in clinical and rehabilitative services in a warm and homelike environment.
SUMMERFIELD HEALTH CARE CENTER NAMED GOLD MEDAL WINNER
Summerfield Health Care Center, a 43-bed facility in Cloverdale, is one of only a few specialty communities who serve residents with Huntington's Disease, and is the only freestanding facility working exclusively with Residents with HD in the United States. The team at Summerfield work together to create holistic, personalized care plans that carry the residents throughout the disease process. Because Huntington’s Disease is a genetic disease with often devastating consequences for families, the staff at Summerfield serve as surrogate and supporter for many of the residents that live out their lives and complete their journey with them. Summerfield is proud to carry the Chosen Healthcare name as it extends its mission of service beyond Indiana to surrounding states and its reputation across the country.