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

The VNA & Hospice of the Southwest Region, (VNAHSR), one of the state’s largest providers of skilled home health and hospice services, recognized Lisa Cramer, RN as Clinical Employee of the Quarter and James (Jim) Albright, HR Benefit & Leave Coordinator, as Non-Clinical Employee of the Quarter.

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.

Cramer, Lisa

Lisa Cramer, RN
Clinical Employee of the Quarter 

Clinical Employee of the Quarter Cramer was honored for being someone her co-workers can always count on. “Lisa is always approachable, willing to jump in and lend a hand whenever needed, and the first to share her wealth of knowledge to help both her co-workers and patients,” said a team member. Cramer was also recognized for being a strong advocate for her patients, ensuring strong care coordination across the board.

Albright, James

James Albright, HR Benefit & Leave Coordinator
Non-Clinical Employee of the Quarter

Non-Clinical Employee of the Quarter Albright was recognized for his helpfulness to staff, always going above and beyond in his efforts to help VNAHSR employees troubleshoot any issues they come across. “Jim is extremely knowledgeable and patient with any and all questions, and I appreciate how thorough he is and how he takes the time to explain everything, and then follows up to make sure we are all set,” a co-worker explained.

“Lisa and Jim are great examples of what it looks like to live out our values each and every day,” said Jessica Fredette, Chief Human Resources Officer. “Our vision at VNAHSR is to be the very best provider of home and community-based health care in Vermont, and that starts with a strong foundation of dedicated and committed employees.”

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. With regional offices in Bennington, Dorset, Manchester, and Rutland, we have over 250 trusted health professionals and caregivers committed to providing exceptional care to patients and families. Proud of our national reputation for quality care, VNAHSR is highly rated for Quality of Patient Care and Patient Satisfaction by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and is recognized as one of the nation’s top-performing home health agencies by HomeCare Elite. This market-leading review identifies top Medicare-certified agencies.