Pioneer Memorial

Joan Clement, RN has been named as the September Employee of the Month for Pioneer Memorial Hospital & Health Services

10/02/2017

Joan Clement, RN has been named as the September Employee of the Month for Pioneer Memorial Hospital & Health Services. Joan currently lives in Beresford, SD but originates from Miller, SD.  She began her employment at Pioneer Memorial Hospital in May of 2015.  Since that time, Joan has been providing quality nursing care for her patients seen in the ER and patients seen on an inpatient or outpatient basis.

Joan received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from Mount Marty College in Yankton, SD.  She has also received her Bachelor of Business Administration Degree from the University of Sioux Falls as well as her Associates Degree in Legal Assisting from Kilian Community College in Sioux Falls.  Her family includes her son Terry who lives in Sioux Falls and her son Jeremy who lives in Minot, ND with his wife Rebecca and 9-year-old daughter Josephine.

Those who nominated Joan for Employee of the Month describe her as a very enjoyable nurse to be around.  One nomination specifically stated, “I’m so happy we have her working for Pioneer Memorial Hospital.  She is a blessing who truly loves and cares for patients.”  When Joan isn’t working, her hobbies include hiking, reading, archery, writing, cooking, and embroidery.

When asked what she thought of the award Joan responded, “I think this award is a reflection on Pioneer Memorial Hospital because a nurse never acts alone when caring for patients.  We have wonderful ancillary services and they give great support to our nursing staff.  This helps me to do a better job for our patients.”

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