Humboldt General Hospital recently honored over two dozen hospital employees
for 265 years of dedicated service.
In all, 25 employees from a wide range of departments gathered in the hospital’s
Sarah Winnemucca conference room on Friday, May 17, to be honored for
5, 10, 15, and 25 years of service.
Additionally, Denice Bauer, a registered nurse in the hospital’s
Acute Department, was honored for 30 years of service, while HGH Chief
Nursing Officer Darlene Bryan was honored for 35 years of service.
Each honoree received a years of service pin and a beautiful plant. The
recognition dinner also included nominees for the 2019 “Nightingale
Nurse of the Year” award as well as graduates from the HGH Nurse
Humboldt General Hospital Interim CEO Karen Cole said she wanted the evening
to be special “because the people in this room are special.”
She said, “We want to celebrate all you have done for our patients
and for our organization.”
Cole said the key to longevity in the workplace is to make a difference
with patients, co-workers and the community.
“Find your passion within your work,” she said, “and
you will never work a day in your life.”
She added, “We always want to have the best interest of the hospital
and our patients at the forefront.”
Humboldt General Hospital’s 2019 “Years of Service” award
5 Years – Jeanette Grannis (Business Services), Hector Cervantes (EMS),
Bradley Kitts (EMS), Emily Paddock (EMS), Michael Sharpe (EMS), Jessica
Grannis (ER), Hannah Kohler (ER), Shirley Morrell (Lab), Marian Rabanes
(Lab), Tiffany Andersen (OB), Alicia Leon (OB), Katie Garijo (OR), Adilene
Gomez (OR/LTC) and Robert Westling (Physician Services);
10 Years – Lan Thai (Lab), Michel Carden (LTC), Joanne Clark (LTC), Nelida
Martinez (LTC) and Rosa Zepeda (Acute);
15 Years – Sonia Blanco (Business Services) and Laurel Steepleton (Business
25 Years – Penny Begay (HIM) and Leticia Moreno (Housekeeping);
30 Years – Denice Bauer (Acute); and,
35 Years – Darlene Bryan (Acute).