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14 Staff Members Honored As Longest-Serving Employees at WCA

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Several of the top honorees gather with their Supervisors and Betsy T. Wright, WCA Hospital President/CEO in celebration of the upcoming 56th Annual Employee Recognition Dinner to be held on Monday, June 15, 2015, at the Lakewood Rod & Gun Club. One hundred and forty one employees will celebrate 2,590 years of combined service.

Jamestown, New York (Wednesday, June 10, 2015)—Fourteen employees will be honored as longest-serving employees at the 56th WCA Hospital Annual Employee Recognition Dinner to be held on Monday, June 15 at 5:45 p.m. at the Lakewood Rod & Gun Club, Lakewood. 

Recognized for 40 years of devoted service and care include, Kathleen A. Anderson, Laboratory Hematology Supervisor; Yvonne A. Chriscaden, R.N., 2B Maternity Care Center; Martha S. Lundin, Cytotechnologist; Janet L. McMillin-Jaszcz, Laboratory Education Coordinator; Kathy L. Scott, L.P.N., 2B Maternity Care Center; Debra A. Triscari, R.N., Endoscopy.  Recognized for 35 years of devoted service and care include, Gertrude M. Archer, Medical Technologist; Kathy J. Bailey, Nuclear Medicine Technologist; Janine K. Brady, Nutrition Office Manager/Registered Technician; Dennett L. Carpenter, Reimbursement Manager; Charles W. Dole, Respiratory Therapy Technician; Sandra K. Dole, Senior R.N., Emergency Department; Elaine M. Golden, Phlebotomy Supervisor; Mary Beth Johnson, Occupational Health Nurse Coordinator.

The WCA Hospital Board of Directors will honor 141 employees at the ceremonial dinner held each year to  honor employees who have achieved noteworthy length of service marks at WCA.  In addition to being recognized at the event, employees receive commemorative gifts to signify their achievement.

“Our honorees are an inspiration to others and truly exemplify our mission at WCA,” said Betsy T. Wright, FACHE, WCA Hospital President/CEO.  “The patients and families we serve can take comfort in knowing that our healthcare team is backed by years of dedicated and unwavering service to our hospital.  This annual commemorative celebration serves as a reminder that hospitals are the foundations of communities and serve people in every community, from all walks of life.”

Jana Anderson-O’Camb, Senior Director of Human Resources at the hospital noted, “We are very proud of what our honorees have accomplished and inspired to have such highly-skilled, compassionate individuals caring for our patients.  This honorary banquet is our way of saying ‘thank you’.”

One hundred and thirty one employees will be honored for  2,590 years of combined service.  Employees will be honored who have reached 5, 10, 20, 30, 35, and 40-year anniversaries with the hospital. The highlight of the evening’s celebration will be a video tribute to top honorees.

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