Two OLBH nurses receive awards
RUSSELL, Ky. -- Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital celebrated National Nurses Week by announcing Gail Johnson has received the Sister Ruth Ellen James Nursing Excellence Award and Lisa Massey's receipt of the Outstanding Nurse Leader Award.
Johnson was nominated by her peers due to her demonstration of clinic excellence in the workplace. She has been an employee at OLBH since 1973.
Massey serves as the hospital's director of Service Excellence, Palliative Care and the OLBH Emergency Room. She has worked at the hospital for 32 years, and earned her bachelor's degree from Ohio University.
"Both Gail and Lisa are loved by patients and coworkers," OLBH interim vice president of Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing Officer Peggy Smith said in a press release. "Gail is a wonderful caring nurse, while Lisa personifies what it means to be a nursing leader. Both are perfect representations of the values of Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital."
Veteran receives VAMC's Nurse of the Year
HUNTINGTON -- Joslyn Snyder, an Air Force veteran, was recently named the Huntington VA Medical Center's 2014 Nurse of the Year. She was selected by her peers.
Snyder began her career at the VAMC in June 2011, and currently serves as a nurse in the Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Recovery Center. She served in the Air Force Officer Nurse Corp from 2004-2007 at Langley Air Force Base, Virginia. After leaving active duty she worked at a community hospital, but said something was missing.
"My passion is alive again because my heart is with the veterans," Snyder said. "... It's an honor to work at the VAMC. Everyone I work with is here for the right reason, and we feel privileged to serve veterans."
Snyder received her bachelor's in nursing from Marshall University, and her master's from Walden University.
Allen named Goldy Auto salesperson of the month
HUNTINGTON -- Goldy Auto has named Brad Allen salesperson of the month for April. Allen is a resident of Ashland, and has been a member of the Goldy Auto sales team since February.
Geneseo selected to serve in child development program
CHESAPEAKE -- Stephanie Geneseo, owner of All Nestled Inn Family Childcare in Chesapeake, has been selected to serve as a professional development specialist for the Council for Professional Recognition's Child Development Associate National Credentialing Program.
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