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Employee of the Quarter!

Zumbrota Health Services

Employee of the Quarter

 

Zumbrota Health Services (ZHS) recognizes outstanding employees who have made a significant contribution within the facility each quarter. It also offers an opportunity for all employees to recognize their peers for their exceptional job performance.

 

There are nine different criteria that a candidate must meet in order to be nominated; a positive attitude, provides service that reflects St. Francis Health Services’ Core Values, and carries out additional responsibilities beyond their regular job assignment.

 

Angela Walker, Bath Aide/NAR at Zumbrota Health Services, was awarded Employee of the 2nd Quarter – 2017! Angela joined the ZHS family this past April as a Bath Aide/NAR and has joyfully embraced the service ethic set forth by St. Francis Health Services with her positive attitude and empathetic nature. She is above all a caring health care professional that goes out of her way to bring joy to the residents of ZHS!

Angie is the youngest of three, and considers her parents Heroes as they always worked hard to give them a good life and always made them feel loved and cared for. Her mother used to work at ZHS, enabling Angie and her sister opportunities to visit with the residents.  Angie knew then that her passion was helping the elderly.  Her career started at the age of 12 when she began babysitting and at age 14 became a Candy Striper at the Zumbrota Hospital.  Two years later she became a NAR and continues to love it 25 years later!  She states she has learned so much over the years and still enjoys learning new things.

 

She is an animal lover, especially dogs (she owns three!) and horses. Angie has an 18 year old daughter, Victoria, step-daughter, Danielle and a step-granddaughter, Lauryn whom she adores spending time with.  She also enjoys visiting time with her niece and great nephew.  Her hobbies include 4-Wheeling with her sister and good friends, and most recently has begun to travel.  Her goal is to visit every state in the United States!  She looks forward to being with friends and family and spending quiet time reading and sitting near a river relaxing.

 

As the Employee of the Quarter, Angie was presented with a certificate of recognition as well as being recognized in ZHS’ publications, a 10-meal punch card from the facility, an Employee of the Quarter shirt, parks in an honorary parking spot during her reign, and is entered into the Employee of the Year drawing that will be held during the Annual Recognition event in February, 2018. The winner of the Employee of the Year will be presented with a weekend get-away at the Fitgers Hotel in Duluth, MN!

 

Congratulations, Angie! We are honored that you are a part of our Zumbrota Health Services family!

A special thanks to all who attended our first ever Festival of Ages 9.10.16. I hope you had as much fun as we did putting it on. Thanks for supporting our facility and our residents! We couldn’t do it without you!!!

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Celebration of Life

SueHIt is with tremendous sadness that I announce the passing of Sue Harteneck. Anyone on this page knows that Sue was the heart of Zumbrota Health Services, and no matter what we do, there will always be a hole where she stood so humbly. Please keep her family and her second family (our residents) in your prayers today and many days going forward. They will all need it.

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Join us in celebrating the life of Sue Harteneck

Thursday, June 23, 2016

2:30PM

Zumbrota Health Services

Mill River Addition

Legislative Open House

IMG_6127100_0722Last night, Zumbrota Health Services (ZHS), hosted a legislative open house with Representative Steve Drazkowski and Senator Matt Schmit. ZHS wanted to extend our appreciation for the investments made in nursing homes last legislative session and for making Minnesota seniors and their caregivers living and working in these settings a priority.

Zumbrota Health Services Employee of the Quarter

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Zumbrota Health Services (ZHS) recognizes outstanding employees who have made a significant contribution within the facility each quarter. It also offers an opportunity for all employees to recognize their peers for their exceptional job performance.

 

There are nine different criteria that a candidate must meet in order to be nominated; a positive attitude, provides service that reflects ZHS’ Core Values, and carries out additional responsibilities beyond their regular job assignment, for example.

 

Teresa Lawson, Housekeeping Aide, was nominated for the Employee of the Quarter – December, 2015! Teresa provides invaluable input so that the department’s day-to-day tasks run smoothly, maintains a positive attitude, and pays close attention to our resident’s likes and dislikes. Teresa joined ZHS in July of 2015, and while working close to home is fabulous, she says it’s the caring, compassionate and committed co-workers that she enjoys most.

 

Teresa grew up in Wanamingo, but has lived in Zumbrota for the last 20 years. She and her husband have three children; Benjamin, Peter, and Elizabeth, and two grandchildren; Leila and Braelynn. A few of her hobbies include gardening, going to garage sales, camping, and scrapbooking.

 

As the Employee of the Quarter, Teresa was presented with a certificate of recognition as well as being recognized in ZHS’ publications, a 10-meal punch card from the facility, an Employee of the Quarter polo shirt, parks in an honorary parking spot during her reign, and is entered into the Employee of the Year drawing that will be held February 26th.  The winner of the Employee of the Year will be presented with a weekend get-away at the Fitgers Hotel in Duluth, MN!

 

Congratulations, Teresa! We are honored that you are a part of our dedicated team of health care professionals!