Heeren is SVVMC PRIDE Deana Heeren, LPN, clinic, was selected as the Sioux Valley Vermillion Medical Center (SVVMC) July 2005 PRIDE Employee of the Month.
Heeren has been employed at SVVMC since January 2001.
"Deana works hard every day to keep patient flow smooth. She is a team player and always pitches in to help. She is genuinely concerned about giving patients excellent care and delivering excellent service. Deana is compassionate and caring. She is organized and efficient and keeps the doctors schedule running smoothly. Deana has assisted with special projects to ensure clinic efficiency which leads to Service Excellence for our patients."
These comments were shared in employee of the month nominations for Heeren.
"Deana is a valued employee and an asset to our clinic," said Chon Sommervold, manager at Sioux Valley Vermillion Clinic-USD Student Health.
Heeren, a native of Elk Point, and her husband, Derek, have three children. They live on a farm near Akron, IA.