Mountain Laurel Award Recipients
The Mountain Laurel Award is given to any hospital staff member outside the Nursing Staff who helped improve a patient or visitor's time at Reading Hospital. (Please note that nurses are eligible for The DAISY Award.)
Congratulations to Cassandra Kozlowski, Patient Care Assistant in Tower Select, May Mountain Laurel Award honoree. Kozlowski is pictured below right with her Nurse Manager, Magdalheen Brown, BSN, RN.
Congratulations to Daisy Licona, Patient Care Assistant in Spruce Pavilion, April Mountain Laurel Award honoree.
Congratulations to Dr. Eric Elgin, Cardiology, winner of the March Mountain Laurel Award.
Congratulations to Jessica Pannebecker from the Healthplex Café!
Congratulations to Carolann Chubb, Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing, winner of the January Mountain Laurel Award.
Congratulations to Brenda Becker, Environmental Services, winner of the December Mountain Laurel Award.
Congratulations to Shawna Mengle, Patient Service Representative, winner of the Mountain Laurel Award.
Mary Agnew, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, Senior Vice President/Chief Nursing Officer (left) and Shawna Mengle, Patient Service Representative
October's Mountain Laurel Award recipient is Natalie Hoffman, a Patient Care Assistant on T5.
Valerie Ritter, Nurse Manager of T5 (left) and Natalie Hoffman, Patient Care Assistant on T5
Dr. Stephen Longenecker received The Mountain Laurel Award for Extraordinary Team Members for September.
Dr. Stephen Longenecker and Mary Agnew, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, Senior Vice President/Chief Nursing Officer
Nicole Hughes, Patient Care Assistant on the N5W Patient Care Unit and a member of the Float Pool, is the Mountain Laurel winner for August.
Photo includes Mary Agnew, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, Senior Vice President/Chief Nursing Officer (left) and Magdalheen (Maggie) Brown, BSN, RN, Nurse Manager, Float Pool & CMR (right). Nicole was not able to attend the ceremony.
Reading Hospital's first Mountain Laurel Award was presented to Dr. Michael Brown. From the nomination form:
Dr. Michael Brown, left, and Dr. Gregory Sorensen, Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer