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HealthTrust Hero: Matthew Rickmon

Posted by HealthTrust Workforce Solutions on Aug 8, 2017 9:45:00 AM

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.”

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Topics: HealthTrust, Nursing, Employee Spotlight, HealthTrust Hero, Nurse Spotlight

HealthTrust Hero: Don Sparrow

Posted by HealthTrust Workforce Solutions on Jul 27, 2017 9:47:07 AM

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.”

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Topics: HealthTrust, Employee Spotlight, HealthTrust Hero

HealthTrust Hero: Kim Parreno

Posted by HealthTrust Workforce Solutions on Jun 26, 2017 9:55:57 AM

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. 

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Topics: Employee Spotlight, HealthTrust Hero

HealthTrust Hero: Marilyn Reed

Posted by HealthTrust Workforce Solutions on Jun 23, 2017 10:52:00 AM

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.

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Topics: Healthcare, HealthTrust, HealthTrust Hero

HealthTrust Hero: Chester Willis

Posted by HealthTrust Workforce Solutions on May 31, 2017 9:45:43 AM

Chester Willis, BSN, RN is our next HealthTrust Hero Clinician!

Chester is a Vascular Access nurse at Williamson Medical Center in Franklin, Tennessee. His skill set, bedside manner, and genuine kindness have all earned him the highest of praises by both his colleagues and his patients. 

We are honored to have Chester on our team and present him with the distinction of HealthTrust Hero. 

You can read his full nomination below: 

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Topics: HealthTrust, Employee Recognition, HealthTrust Hero

HealthTrust Hero: Kevin Marzilli

Posted by HealthTrust Workforce Solutions on May 3, 2017 9:54:11 AM

Kevin Marzilli is our next corporate HealthTrust Hero! Kevin works at our South Florida headquarters as the Office Manager, responsible for the functionality, safety, and cleanliness of the facility.

“I was overwhelmed by the support I received from the senior management and from my peers,” Kevin says of his nomination. “All of the emails congratulating me were touching and unexpected.”

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Topics: HealthTrust, Employee Recognition, HealthTrust Hero

HealthTrust Hero: Melda Peterkin

Posted by HealthTrust Workforce Solutions on Apr 13, 2017 9:51:23 AM

MSP Program Manager Melda Peterkin is our second corporate HealthTrust Hero!

Melda’s role is to fill the travel nurse vacancies at HCA hospitals in North and West Florida. She accomplishes this through frequent communications with approved staffing vendors, HealthTrust's travel recruitment department, and the healthcare facilities she works on behalf of. 

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Topics: HealthTrust, Employee Spotlight, HealthTrust Hero

HealthTrust Hero: Jennifer Giffen

Posted by HealthTrust Workforce Solutions on Apr 3, 2017 10:03:20 AM

Jennifer Giffen, RN is our first clinical HealthTrust Hero! Jennifer currently works in the ER at the Heart Hospital of Austin and has been a registered number for nine years. 

“It is a very rewarding profession,” Jennifer says. “Being able to give back is the best gift there is and will leave you with the best sense of accomplishment.”

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Topics: Insider, Healthcare, Nursing, HealthTrust Hero

HealthTrust Hero: Shirley Ramirez

Posted by HealthTrust Workforce Solutions on Feb 27, 2017 10:08:16 AM

Shirley Ramirez is our first corporate HealthTrust Hero! Shirley has worked with the company for 18 years in the finance department and is currently in accounts payable. She was nominated for HealthTrust Hero by her colleague, Michael Reynolds, for her loyalty, respect, and selfless service, among other qualities.

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Topics: Insider, Healthcare, HealthTrust, HealthTrust Hero

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