Pioneer Memorial presents Employee Service Awards & Employee of the Year

Pioneer Memorial Hospital & Health Services presented Employee Service Awards during Health Care Appreciation Week May 10th-14th. The following individuals were recognized with Employee Service Awards for their longevity within the organization.
40 Years: Darrell (Buck) Sampson, Maintenance Assistant 35 Years: JoAnn Leber, Housekeeping 30 Years: Mike Tirrel, Director of Maintenance 25 Years: Annie Wurtz, Dietary 20 Years: Becky Nutley, Admissions / Viborg Medical Clinic; Dianne Peterson, CNA Nursing Home; Kristi Vasakis, Med Aide Nursing Home 15 Years: Amanda Marts, Physical Therapist; Sansa Hauger, Restorative Assistant / Nursing Home; Jen Westra, Clinical Assistant / Centerville Medical Clinic 10 Years: Kristeen Kingsbury, Physical Therapist 5 Years: Kim Kaufman, Director of Activities; Shane Kingsbury, Director of Dietary; Amanda Jans, Assistant Director of Nursing / Nursing Home; Jean Claeys-Miller, CNA Nursing Home; Danielle Sherard, RN Nursing Home

The 2021 Employee of the Year award was presented by Lindsey Hauger, CEO, to Kim Kaufman. Kim has been the Patient Representative for the Therapy Department since 2015, and was recently promoted to Director of Activities in May 2021. She is very deserving of this award and is a valuable employee to Pioneer Memorial.

Other employees who were nominated for this award this past year were: Dr. Denise Hanisch, M.D., Holly Jensen, Brogan Flitter, Breanne Nelsen, Rita Westergaard, Sydney Novak, Lori Hisel, Joan Peterson, Jessica Thiesen, Jen Westra, and Billie Walker,

Pioneer Memorial Hospital & Health Services appreciates our employees and say, “Thank You for your service.”

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Senior Care

p. 605.326.5190

Centerville Medical Clinic

p. 605.563.2411
f. 605.563.2060

Parker Medical Clinic

p. 605.297.3888
f. 605.297.3974

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