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

The Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice of the Southwest Region (VNAHSR) named Janelle Cummings, DPT as the Clinical Employee of the Quarter and Marc Miele as the Non-Clinical Employee of the Quarter.

Employees of the Quarter

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

Clinical Employee of the Quarter

Janelle Cummings, Physical Therapist

Clinical Employee of the Quarter, Janelle Cummings, Physical Therapist, is a four-year employee of VNAHSR and was honored for patient advocacy. In her nomination Janelle was praise for using her skills, intuition, and persistence ensuring that her patient received the care he needed, “Your assessment skills were spot-on…and you kept standing up for your patient,” wrote Jamie Belchak, PT and Clinical Manager. “Because of your high acuity and persistence, the patient is now ultimately getting the care he needs.”

Non-Clinical Employee of the Quarter

Marc Miele, Marketing Coordinator

Non-Clinical Employee of the Quarter, Marc Miele, Marketing Coordinator, is a three-year employee of VNAHSR and was honored for his commitment to teamwork and supporting the work of the philanthropy department. In his nomination Marc was praised for his willingness to go above and beyond for the greater good of the organization. “Great team players do not have big egos and Marc does not look for recognition,” wrote Bernadette Robin, Marketing Director. “Marc is simply concerned about the end result, that is, an event that is memorable and of utmost quality.”

“Employees like Janelle and Marc exemplify the values and service standards that are the hallmark of our organization”

Harry Snyder
Human Resources Director

“Employees like Janelle and Marc exemplify the values and service standards that are the hallmark of our organization,” said Harry Snyder, Human Resources Director. “We are honored to recognize these exceptional individuals.”

“The dedication and patient-focused commitment shown by our employees is an inspiration. All of our employees, no matter where they work in the organization, have the opportunity to have a positive impact on the care we provide our patients,” said Ron Cioffi, CEO of the VNAHSR. “We are honored that Janelle and Marc joins us in our mission and commitment to the health of our communities.”