Huron Regional Medical Center (HRMC) honored its November Exceptional Employee of the Month, Michelle Hohn, with a reception on Wednesday, November 13.
Hohn, who has worked as a receptionist and aide at HRMC for more than 14 years was nominated by coworkers to receive the honor. According to nominating coworkers, “Michelle has a positive outlook and shows compassion to everyone she encounters.”
“She demonstrates teamwork every day by balancing her schedule in home health the HRMC Physicians Clinic, Specialty Clinic and Women’s Wellness Center that best serves her customers and coworkers,” the nomination continued. “It is evident she enjoys her work caring for patients and coworkers as she completes this daily with a smile.
“I truly care about my patients and being able to assist them in everyday tasks and making sure they are comfortable,” said Hohn.
HRMC’s Exceptional Employee of the Month award recognizes an employee who goes above and beyond to demonstrate the hospital’s values of being accessible, helpful and knowledgeable. Employees can be nominated by other coworkers or by a patient or visitor who witnesses exceptional service. A committee of employees from various hospital departments chooses the employee every month and an Exceptional Employee of the Year is chosen at year-end from the 12 monthly honorees.
As November exceptional employee, Hohn received a reception with family, friends and coworkers, a meal certificate to a local restaurant, a professional photo session and portrait, $50, a lapel pin and a special parking place for a month.
Hohn enjoys spending with her family, Ray Polfus, Gracee, who is 15 years old and Olivia who is age 11. She stays busy following the girls in their activities: softball, basketball, band, orchestra, school plays and volleyball. In her spare time, Hohn enjoys fishing, camping, four-wheeling and taking trips as a family!
Patients or visitors can nominate an exceptional employee by calling 605 353-6539 for a nomination form or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
(Huron Regional Medical Center)