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VNA & Hospice of the Southwest Region Recognizes Employees of the Quarter

RUTLAND, VT (October 25, 2021)

The VNA & Hospice of the Southwest Region, (VNAHSR), one of the state’s largest providers of skilled home health and hospice services, recognized Janelle Cummings, DPT a physical therapist as Clinical Employee of the 3rd Quarter of 2021 and Amanda Van Dien, scheduling coordinator as Non-Clinical Employee of the 3rd Quarter of 2021.

Employees of the Quarter are selected from nominations submitted by peers and acknowledge employees who go above and beyond their typical job duties and best reflect the agency values of honesty, excellence, accountability, teamwork, leadership, and helpfulness.

Clinical Employee of the Quarter, Janelle Cummings, DPT was honored for her commitment to excellence and attention to detail in managing her patients care. Non-Clinical Employee of the Quarter Amanda Van Dien was recognized for helpfulness and teamwork. In her nomination Van Dien was praised for being the definition of a team player and for going above and beyond for clients and her work team.

“Janelle and Amanda exemplify the values that are the hallmark of the VNA,” said Jessica Fredette, Director of Human Resources. “All employees, no matter what their role here have an opportunity to have a positive impact on the patients and services we provide. We are honored that these outstanding employees join us in our mission of serving our community.”

“These employees deserve this recognition,” said Sara C. King, CEO. “The past year, especially, has been very challenging, and yet Janelle and Amanda persevered through all the challenges to provide excellent service to our patients and each other.”

About the VNA & Hospice of the Southwest Region

Founded in Rutland, Vermont, the VNAHSR has grown to include locations throughout Bennington and Rutland Counties. VNAHSR is a non-profit, Medicare-certified home health and hospice agency delivering a wide range of advanced medical care with compassion, dependability, and expertise to people of all ages.

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