Nicole Barclay named Sanford PRIDE employee Nicole Barclay, certified nursing assistant, care center, was selected as the Sanford Vermillion Medical Center (SVMC) May 2008 PRIDE Employee of the Month. Barclay has been employed at SVMC since October 2006. â�?�?Nicole is a wonderful CNA and a representative of Sanford Vermillion. She is very efficient but more importantly, she is so conscientious and tries to hard to give excellent care to each resident. She has a warm personality and is usually smiling even when her work load is heavy. She is a great team worker and very respectful of other people. She is almost done with her Health Administration degree and she wanted to learn healthcare from all angles so she has worked here as a CNA while going to USD.â�? These comments were shared in nominations for Barclay. â�?�?Nicole is a role model for those seeking degrees in health care to participate in all levels of leadership. Nicole displays great insight and skills necessary for her role as a CNA. We wish her well in her professional career,â�? said Amy Thiesse, director of nursing, Sanford Care Center Vermillion. Nicole resides in Vermillion; she is a recent graduate of The University of South Dakota with a bachelors of science degree in health services administration.