On May 14, as a part of National Hospital Week, Carson Valley Medical Center took an evening to celebrate the achievements of its staff with an Employee Recognition Night in the Douglas County Senior Center Grand Dining Room.
Those who have been with CVMC for 5, 10, 15, 20 and 25 years were highlighted — representing a testament of the commitment toward improving the lives of others within the Carson Valley community and exemplifying the CVMC values: respect, integrity, compassion and excellence.
In total, 55 employees were highlighted during the event.
Emergency RN Cindy Morgan, Emergency RN Mary Smith, CT Tech Carolyn Barger and MRI Tech Russell Petrosky were honored for 25 years of service with the organization.
Celebrating 20 years with CVMC were Lab Manager Wes Wilde, Respiratory Manager Shannon Cridebring and Rick Hoffman from the Engineering Department.
Celebrating 15 years with CVMC were Emergency RN Kerry Childers, Food & Nutrition Services Manager Daphne Hillyer, Emergency RN Launa Curtis, Emergency RN Betty Knight, Maria Duarte from Environmental Services, Infusion RN Linda Koontz, Med-Surg Manager Marce Medina, Regional Health Clinic Lead Medical Assistant Cathy Bombardier, Director of Operations Shannon Albert, Clinical Analyst Jennifer Willing, and Chris Longley of the CVMC Auxiliary.
Marking 10 years with CVMC were Discharge Planner Lisa Dunkelberg, Med-Surg RN Elva Mandoki, Lab Assistant Rodrigo Melgarejo, Medical Records Coder Cheryl Ryan, Medical Assistant Hillary Brown, MRI Tech Luis Rodriguez, Senior Manager of Ancillary Services Andrea Highfill, Surgery RN Nancy Hedqvist, Surgery RN Jackie Reyes, Surgery RN Margaret Royce and Wound Care’s Kathy Trujillo.
And celebrating 5 years with CVMC were Becky Gossett, Jennifer Wilgers and Darienne Parent of our Business Office, ED Tech Jilleen Leal-Turria, Isidora Andrade of our Environmental Services Department, CNA Sydney Mackey, Monitor Tech Nicole Zaprzalka, Medical Assistant Chelsea Chavarria, Patient Access Representatives Heather Powers and Christina Reinholz, Radiology Tech/Medical Assistant Jon Birulin, Credentialing Specialist Katie Merrill, Multi-Site Manager Rhonda Tremaine, Lab Med Tech Margaux Lagat, Medical Records Coder Donna Shenkel, Medical Assistant Kristina Gonzales, Pharmacy Technician Leslie McLaughlin, Respiratory Therapist David Farlow, Surgical Technician Michael Savoy, Vitality for Life Manager Janet Jarvis, Wound Care Manager Jolene Patrick and Dorie Ruhe, Kathy Robbins, Meredith Brace, Nancy Brisack, Terry Cuyler of the CVMC Auxiliary along with therapy dogs Trace & Jobie.