Payroll Manager Claudine Chambers-Sewell is our next corporate HealthTrust Hero! Claudine and her team were recognized for their tireless work following the Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma disaster relief efforts.
Our next clinical HealthTrust Hero is Adrian Hernandez, RN!
Adrian's experience as a nurse and as a military veteran provided crucial relief to facilities impacted by Hurricane Harvey. Learn more about our latest HealthTrust Hero by reading his nomination below:
Ornella Puente, RN, is our next clinical HealthTrust Hero!
Ornella earned her HealthTrust Hero status through her work in the ICU at Tampa Community Hospital in West Florida. While there, she has shown an undeniable commitment to helping her patients and their families during the most difficult of times.
Below is one example of her unyielding compassion to help those in need, as told her in HealthTrust Hero nomination:
Our next corporate HealthTrust Hero is Vice President of Interim Leadership Brandi Vines!
Brandi earned her HealthTrust Hero status through her tireless work with our recent Disaster Relief efforts to help those affected by Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma. As HealthTrust Workforce Solutions is an affiliate of HCA, our Disaster Relief efforts included finding nurses and other medical professionals who were willing to travel to HCA facilities in the affected areas to provide relief to their staff.
“When the opportunity to lead the HCA volunteer initiative emerged, Brandi was ready to roll up her sleeves with her team,” says Kristi Stark, Regional Vice President for HealthTrust’s Central Region. “She built up a program to support the focus on HCA full-time employees who were willing to help support the regions most impacted by Hurricane Harvey and Irma.”
Travel recruiter Ashley Parker is our next corporate HealthTrust Hero! Ashley joined our team three years ago in our sourcing department and moved to our travel division less than a year later.
“I truly enjoy coming to work every day,” Ashley says with a smile. “I love getting to know new people and that no two days are the same.”
We would like to congratulate our next corporate HealthTrust Hero, Billie Mosley! Billie is a senior program manager responsible for providing supplemental staff to HCA facilities in Texas and Mid-America.
Matthew Rickmon, RN is our next clinical HealthTrust Hero! Matthew began his career with HealthTrust in the StaRN program as a learner and now works for HCA’s LewisGale Regional Health System in Virginia. Most recently, he earned the distinction of “Rookie RN of the Year” in HCA’s Southwest Virginia market.
“The skills practiced in StaRN were quite beneficial, many of which were hands-on experiences that were not encountered too often in school/clinicals,” Matthew says. “I believe StaRN is a major contributor to the rate that I have been able to pick up on skills, knowledge, and overall confidence in the real world of nursing.”
Don Sparrow is our next corporate HealthTrust Hero! Don started his career with our parent company, HCA, 30 years ago and takes great pride in improving patient care through his work in IT.
“It’s all about building the foundation for medical professionals to work within,” Don says. “I love my job.”
StaRN Clinical Instructor Kim Parreno, RN is our next corporate HealthTrust Hero! A registered nurse for seven years, Kim joined the StaRN program three years ago to inspire and educate new nurses in South Florida.
StaRN, short for Specialty Training Apprenticeship for Registered Nurses, is a program designed to bridge the skills gap between new graduates and experienced nurses to increase the pool of qualified registered nurses. StaRN Clinical Instructors are experienced registered nurses who act as mentors, educators, and preceptors to the newly-licensed nurses who join the program as Cohorts.
Marilyn Reed, RN is our HealthTrust Hero Clinician! A military veteran as well as a nurse, Marilyn proves that compassion does not go unnoticed.
Marilyn earned her nomination when caring for a homeless patient at JFK Medical Center - North Campus in Florida. The patient had been at the facility for several weeks and was preparing for discharge. Noticing that his clothes had seen better days, Marilyn went out on her lunch break to purchase clothes, shoes, a box of chocolates, and an encouragement card for the man using her own money.