Adolfo Garcia Sanchez recognized with Helping Hands Award

Congratulations to this month’s Helping Hands winner, Adolfo Garcia Sanchez, nursing assistant on 4RC. Adolfo was nominated by a nurse who wrote: “The morning of 5/22, I had a busy patient going to echo and then immediately to dialysis at shift change. Adolfo was aware of the tight timeline and made it his priority to […]

Shante Morgan awarded Helping Hands for her ‘willingness to jump in and help’

Congratulations to this month’s Helping Hands winner, Shante Morgan, nursing assistant on 4RC Med/Surg Cardiology. Shante was nominated by a nurse who wrote: “Consistently goes above and beyond. Can be counted on to provide A+ care to patients and is always there to help anybody that needs it. She stepped in to help this very […]

Tabara Katile honored with Helping Hands Award

Congratulations to our newest Helping Hands winner, Tabara Katile, Family Medicine Clinic medical assistant! Tabara was nominated by her nurse manager Bonnie Wagner who wrote: “In reviewing the Press Ganey patient comments for the Family Medicine Clinic, the following comments touched my heart, ‘The medical assistant that we saw was excellent. My son has autism and […]

Hodges wins Helping Hands Award for her care and attention

Congratulations to our newest Helping Hands recipient, Angela Hodges, hemodialysis technician, Dialysis—Muscatine! Hodges was nominated by a patient who wrote: “I have been a new patient on dialysis since the last part of March 2018, under the care of the staff of the dialysis center in Muscatine since that time. I have appointments three times […]

Johnston recognized with Helping Hands Award

Congratulations to our most recent Helping Hands Award winner, Mikayla Johnston, a nursing assistant in the Medical Surgical Services float pool. Johnston was nominated by a staff nurse who wrote: “Mikayla took over for sitting for a patient with a significant mix of sun-downing and aggressive behavior. She treated him with respect and compassion, redirecting and […]

Manary wins Helping Hands Award for her patience and grace

Congratulations to September’s Helping Hands winner, Amanda Manary, a nursing assistant on 6RC. She was nominated by a patient who wrote: “Today has been a very challenging day. I’ve been admitted to this unit  with severe nausea and stomach pain. Of course in the hospital there are lots of sick people, some sicker than others, […]

Bates wins award for her Helping Hands

Congratulations to our most recent Helping Hands Award winner, Alex Bates, a nursing assistant on Level 5 of UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital. A colleague wrote: “Alex goes above and beyond for staff and patients on Level 5 of the children’s hospital. She has stayed extra hours to ensure convenience for families and an efficient […]

Berger wins Helping Hands Award

Congratulations to our most recent Helping Hands winner Jaimie Berger, a nursing assistant on 3RCE. She was nominated by a colleague, who wrote: “Jaimie went over and beyond by helping out today. Upon discharge, a patient left a very sentimental picture in the room, so since we were already down at the main entrance, she stopped […]